was born at New York
on 13 August 1866. She was the daughter of Rev. Mills B. Gelston
and Caroline Fanning
. Caroline Louisa Gelston was graduation-college in 1888 at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Co., Michigan
; Caroline graduated from the University of Michigan Department of Literature, Science and the Arts in 1888. She was She took a job in Indianapolis teaching Greek and Latin at the Girls Classical School of suffragette May Wright Sewall. She met James Albert Woodburn, who had come to Indianapolis to lecture at the University Extension division. At Indianapolis, Marion Co., Indiana
. She married James Albert Woodburn
at Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Co., Michigan
, on 30 November 1893. Caroline Louisa Gelston was New Tag The following is an obituary from an unknown newspaper, dated July 21, 1943.
"Mrs. Woodburn Passes at 76" Retired educator ill for brief period
Mrs. Caroline Gelston Woodburn, 12 Geddes Hgts, wife of James A.
Woodburn and, like her husband, a retired educator, died early today at
the age of 76 in St. Joseph's Mercy hospital after a brief illness.
Mrs. Woodburn's father, the late Rev. Mills B. Gelston, was a Presbyterian minister in Ann Arbor for a number of years after the family moved here in 1876. Mrs. Woodburn, whose mother was the late Caroline Fanning Gelston, was born Aug. 13, 1866, in Rushville, N.Y.
She was graduated in 1888 from the University of Michigan and afterwards
taught at Wellesley College, Mass., and at the May Wright Sewell school
at Indianapolis until her marriage in 1893 to Mr. Woodburn. They lived
in Bloomington, Ind., where Mr. Woodburn was professor of American
history at the University of Indiana, until his retirement in 1924. The family then moved to Ann Arbor.
Mrs. Woodburn was a life member of the Presbyterian church and a charter
member of the Indiana League of Women Voters. She also was a member of Phi Beta Kappa honorary society, the American Association of University Women, and Delta Gamma sorority.
Besides her husband, she leaves a son, James Gelston Woodburn, Madison, Wis; a daughter, Mrs. Ernest H. Wiecking, Alexandria, Va; and three grandchildren. On 21 July 1943. Caroline died on 21 July 1943 at Bloomington, Monroe Co., Indiana
, at age 76. Her body was interred in July 1943 at Bloomington, Monroe Co., Indiana
, at Rose Hill Cemetery.