John B. Woodrum

Brief Life History of John B.

When John B. Woodrum was born about 1828, in Clark, Illinois, United States, his father, Archibald Woodrum, was 32 and his mother, Sarah Jonston, was 35. He married Priscilla Jane Bousman on 16 August 1843, in Clark, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Richland, Illinois, United States in 1850 and Little Mackinaw Township, Tazewell, Illinois, United States in 1860. He died in 1866, in Stanford, McLean, Illinois, United States, at the age of 39.

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John B. Woodrum
1828–1866
Priscilla Jane Bousman
1826–
Marriage: 16 August 1843
William Cenery Woodrum
1845–1917
John William Woodrum
1860–1917
Nancy J Woodrum
1847–1914
Emily Woodrum
1848–
Martha A. Woodrum
1854–
Lydia Woodrum
1857–1938
Rachel Woodrum
1862–
Anna Matilda Woodrum
1865–
Elizabeth Mary Woodrum
1867–

Sources (11)

  • John Woodman, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John B Woodson, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • John Woodrum in entry for Henry Hittle and Martha Woodrum, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

1830

Historical Boundaries: 1830: McLean, Illinois, United States

1841

Historical Boundaries: 1841: Richland, Illinois, United States

Name Meaning

English: variant of Wooderham, a habitational name from a place called in Old English as ‘the dwelling of the woodman’.

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

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