When Virginia G Filson was born on 19 September 1850, in Monongahela Township, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Hiram Filson, was 23 and her mother, Jane Underwood, was 20. She married Francis Noble Woodward in 1874, in Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Monongahela, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. She died on 19 December 1928, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Monongahela Cemetery, Monongahela, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States.
English: patronymic from Fill + -son ‘son of Fill’.
Irish: from Mac Philib, a patronymic from the Greek personal name Philippos, Gaelicized as Pilib or Filib and has been in use in Ireland since the Early-Christian period. Bearers of the Norman patronymic Fitz Philip were also Gaelicized as Mac Philib.