Stanley Ward Woodbury

4 January 1891–11 October 1983 (Age 92)
Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Stanley Ward

When Stanley Ward Woodbury was born on 4 January 1891, in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Willard H. Woodbury, was 31 and his mother, Helen A. McLaine, was 23. He married Zella Bernice Dorr on 24 October 1917, in Harrington, Washington, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States in 1920 and Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years. He died on 11 October 1983, in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

Stanley Ward Woodbury
1891–1983
Zella Bernice Dorr
1893–1952
Marriage: 24 October 1917
Stanley Dorr Woodbury
1922–1995
Kenneth Eugene Woodbury
1923–2002

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 October 1917Harrington, Washington, Maine, United States
  • Children

    (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 5
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1901 · St Nicholas Orthodox Church and Rectory
    Age 10
    St. Nicholas Orthodox church and rectory was built in 1908. It is a wood framed building with a cross shaped spire, built for immigrants from Eastern Europe. It would years later that the rectory was built on it
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 25
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    English (Somerset and Devon): habitational name from Woodbury in Devon, named from Old English wudu ‘wood’ + byrig, dative of burg ‘fortress’, or from either of two places called Woodborough, in Nottinghamshire and Wiltshire. The Nottinghamshire placename has the same origin as Woodbury in Devon. Woodborough in Wiltshire is named with the same first element + Old English beorg ‘hill’.History: John Woodbury emigrated from Somerset, England, to Gloucester, MA, in 1623.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Woodby
    Woodberry

    Sources (15)

    • Stanley V. Woodbury in entry for Stanley D. Woodbury, "Massachusetts, Births, 1636-1924"
    • Stanley Woodburry, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Stanley Ward Woodbury, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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