Virginia G Filson

Female19 September 1850–19 December 1928

Brief Life History of Virginia G

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.

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Francis Noble Woodward
Virginia G Filson
Marriage: 1874
Harry Noble Woodward
Charles Francis Woodward
Nellie McKay Woodward
Jessie Neil Woodward

Sources (6)

  • Virginia G Tilson in household of Hiram Tilson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Virginia G. or Jane Filson - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Virginia G. or Jane Filson
  • Virginia G Filson Woodward, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    1874Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 13

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

    Age 13

    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 22

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    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.

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

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