William Arthur Woody

11 April 1885–10 June 1946 (Age 61)
Suches, Union, Georgia, United States

The Life of William Arthur

When William Arthur Woody was born on 11 April 1885, in Suches, Union, Georgia, United States, his father, Abraham Lincoln Woody, was 20 and his mother, Eliza Ann Ingram, was 16. He married Nancy Emma June Abercrombie in March 1901, in Suches, Union, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Gaddistown, Union, Georgia, United States in 1900 and District 994, Union, Georgia, United States for about 30 years. He died on 10 June 1946, in Union, Georgia, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Mount Lebanon Cemetery, Union, Georgia, United States.

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William Arthur Woody
Nancy Emma June Abercrombie
Marriage: March 1901
Walter Willis Woody
Flora Woody
Clyne Edward Woody
Vella Mae Woody

Spouse and Children

March 1901
Suches, Union, Georgia, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 8

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 17

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

English: from a derivative of Wood with an unexplained second element; this may be a diminutive suffix, or the Old English topographic term ēg ‘island’, ‘piece of high ground in a fen’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • W A Woody, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William A Woody, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Arthur W Woody, "United States Census, 1930"

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