Charles Ward Woodworth

15 May 1848–16 March 1927 (Age 78)
Oregon, Holt, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Charles Ward

When Charles Ward Woodworth was born on 15 May 1848, in Oregon, Holt, Missouri, United States, his father, Parmenas Newton Woodworth, was 41 and his mother, Marilla Mc Donald, was 41. He lived in Tomales, Marin, California, United States in 1880 and Analy Judicial Township, Sonoma, California, United States for about 40 years. He died on 16 March 1927, in Sebastopol, Sonoma, California, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Petaluma, Sonoma, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Parmenas Newton Woodworth
1806–1878
Marilla Mc Donald
1807–1883
Lysander Catlin Woodworth
1828–1898
Darius Woodworth
1830–1907
Martha Ann Woodworth
1832–1867
Mary Woodworth
1835–1902
Abijah Southwick Woodworth
1837–1930
Sarah Lucretia Woodworth
1842–1899
Eliza Terze Woodworth
1843–1932
Emily Alameda Woodworth
1845–1925
Charles Ward Woodworth
1848–1927
Samuel Parmenas Woodworth
1851–

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World Events (8)

1860
Age 12
In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1863
Age 15
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco
Age 21
The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): variant of Woodward or Wadworth, the latter being a habitational name from Wadworth in Yorkshire, which is derived from the Old English personal name Wada, Wadda + Old English worth ‘enclosure’.

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

Possible Related Names

Woodward

Sources (20)

  • Charles Woodworth in household of P Woodworth, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Chas Woodnortt in household of Abigah Woodnortt, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Chas Ward Woodworth, "California Great Registers, 1866-1910"

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