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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Parmenas Newton Woodworth
Marilla Mc Donald
Lysander Catlin Woodworth
Darius Woodworth
Martha Ann Woodworth
Mary Woodworth
Abijah Southwick Woodworth
Sarah Lucretia Woodworth
Eliza Terze Woodworth
Emily Alameda Woodworth
Charles Ward Woodworth
Samuel Parmenas Woodworth

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World Events (8)

Age 12
In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
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.

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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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