The Richard Leverton Woodley (RLW) Family Tree [1] gives b. July 22, 1789, d. March 11, 1860. In contrast Muncy Cemetery - Section A229, #954; gives Richard Woodley, d. Feb. 1, 1861, 69y, 6m, 8d (which gives a date of birth of June 24, 1791). Thus, there is a disagreement in the years of birth and of death for Richard Woodley. If Richard died March 11, 1860, he should not have appeared in the 1860 census and if he were born in 1791 he would not have appeared in the 1790. However the Woodley family structure indicates that the entry in the 1790 census is in fact Richard, so that he appears in both the 1790 census and in the 1860 census. From this it is concluded that Richard Woodley was born in 1789 and died in 1861.

The Census record suggests Richard was married twice, with the children divided into two families as shown in the table below. If so, the first wife appears to have been Mary Ann Blaker, the daughter of William Blaker, and she was born about 1800-04. They were married about 1815-1817, and she died about 1833-35. The second wife (Mary Mosteller) was born about 1814, they were married about 1835-37 and she died about 1855. The interruption in births from about 1833 - 1837 suggests that Mahlon was the youngest child of the first wife and Margaret the eldest child of the second wife.
(RLW) [1] names Mary Ann Blaker as the wife of Richard but her family has not been identified. The other known Mary Blaker was the daughter of Jesse Blaker Sr. and this Mary Blaker married Seneca Sterling and they appeared in the 1860 census of Lucas County, Ohio; thus this Mary Blaker could not have been the wife of Richard Woodley.

Notes:

 [1] Woodley Family Tree, arranged by Richard Leverton Woodley, undated but compiled between 1930 and 1960.  Richard Leverton Woodley was a descendant of Richard Woodley.  He was born in Cherokee county Iowa in 1891and died in a veteran’s hospital in 1966.  He was a veteran of World War I and was severely gassed which resulted in uncontrolled shaking and stuttering.  He never married.  He compiled a family tree that had many branches but primarily those of the descendants of Richard Woodley.  Copies of this family tree have been updated by relatives and I have received several copies; from Jean & Carvel Wiggin of Palm Coast, Florida; from Linda Pubentz of Ottawa, Illinois; and from Ronald Woodley of Winterset, Iowa. 

 

Summary of the census entries for the family of Richard Woodley, 1789-1861
  Name b. 1810 18201 18302 18403 18504 18605 1870 1880 1900 1910 1920 died married
H Richard Woodley 1789 16 lt 266 26 lt 45 30 lt 40 40 lt 50 56 [64] decd         1861  
W1 Mary Ann Blaker c 18007   16 lt 26 20 lt 30 decd               1833-35 1815-17
W2 Mary Mostellar c. 1814       20 lt 30 36 decd           c 1855 1835-37
                               
  Female8       20lt 30                    
  Female       lt 5                    
  Male       lt 5                    
  Female9         lt 5                  
                               
Ch1 Male10 c. 1819   lt 10 nf                 Speculative
                               
Ch2 Washington 1823     5 lt 10 20lt 30 25 [30]11 [3711 5611 decd     1881  
w Lydia M. Smith 1856             1812 26 4513 5214 6415 bef1930 bef1880
                               
Ch3 David 1825     5 lt 10 15lt 20 2516 decd           1859  
                               
Ch4 Rosanna 1827     lt 5 [5 lt10] 24 nf nf17 54 decd     1892  
                               
Ch5 Mahlon 1831       5 lt 10 18 3018 4019 4920 decd     1893  
w Cath Carpenter 1835         1321 22 nf [3922 6223 75 decd 1913 185423
w Margt J Leverton 1850             1924 30 5025 60 6926 1931 1875
                               
Ch6 Margaret 1841         12 2027 2928 3729 nf 68 decd 1919  
h Harvey Sanders 1837         14 23 33 decd       bef1877 1856
                               
Ch7 Ellen 1842         8 17 nf 3730 57 decd   1909  
h Reuben Frantz 1842           nf nf 38 58 nf 7731 1925 1861
                               
Ch8 Oliver 1845         6 16 [3032 [3133 [5133 decd   1902  
w Phoebe Hawk 1848           12 24 31 52 [5234 68 1929 1870
                               
Ch9 Amanda 1847         4 14 2235 3036 49 63 [6337 1926  
h George Parker Unk.             nf decd       c. 1870 1869
h Albro Gardner 1849         238 nf nf 31 50 [71] 71 1928 1871
                               
Ch10 Carolyn 1849         1 11 2139 30 40 51 61 decd 1915  
h Newton Palmer 1836         14 24 33 decd       1874 1866
h Jonathan Sikes 1830             40 49 69 79 decd 1913 1875
                               
Ch11 Richard S. 1851           8 nf 2941 49 59 decd 1918  
w Maggie Brady 1854           542 14 25 45 56 6543 1941 1883
                               
              1850 1860 1870 1880 1900 1910 1920