James Thomas Woods

10 September 1835–25 August 1895 (Age 59)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of James Thomas

When James Thomas Woods was born on 10 September 1835, in Kentucky, United States, his father, David Woods Jr, was 25 and his mother, Mary Allison Brown, was 22. He married Lucy Ann Dilley on 28 June 1859, in Yazoo, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 25 August 1895, in Phoenix, Yazoo, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

James Thomas Woods
1835–1895
Lucy Ann Dilley
1837–1883
Marriage: 28 June 1859
James Thomas Woods
1860–1940
Samuel David Woods
1862–1946
Laura Ida Woods
1868–1868
Mattie Bell Woods
1868–1872
Benjamin E. Woods
1870–1953
Willie Lamb Woods
1872–1933
Joseph Eggleston Woods
1874–1881
Mary Millie Woods
1876–1962

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 June 1859
Yazoo, Mississippi, United States
children

(8)

    James Thomas Woods

    Male1860–1940Male

    Male1862–1946Male

    Laura Ida Woods

    Female1868–1868Female

    Mattie Bell Woods

    Female1868–1872Female

    Male1870–1953Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    David Woods Jr

    Male1809–1863Male

    Mary Allison Brown

    Female1812–1848Female

siblings

(8)

    Isabella M. Woods

    Female1834–1866Female

    Male1835–1895Male

    Sarah Elin Woods

    Female1836–1936Female

    An Eliza Woods

    Female1838–1838Female

    Martha Woods

    Female1840–1869Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 15

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
1861

Age 26

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived in the woods ( see Wood ).2 Irish: English name adopted as a translation of Ó Cuill ‘descendant of Coll’ ( see Quill ), or in Ulster of Mac Con Coille ‘son of Cú Choille’, a personal name meaning ‘hound of the wood’, which has also been mistranslated Cox , as if formed with coileach ‘cock’, ‘rooster’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • J T Wood, "United States Census, 1880"
  • James Woods in household of David Woods, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James Thomas Woods, "United States Headstone Applications for U.S. Military Veterans, 1925-1949"

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