Stanley Ward Woodbury

Male4 January 1891–11 October 1983

Brief Life History 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 registered for military service in 1918. He died on 11 October 1983, in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Stanley Ward Woodbury
Zella Bernice Dorr
Marriage: 24 October 1917
Stanley Dorr Woodbury
Kenneth Eugene Woodbury

Sources (18)

  • Stanley Woodburry, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Stanley Ward Woodbury, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
  • Stanley W Woodbury, "Maine, Marriage Index, 1892-1966, 1977-1996"

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  • Marriage
    24 October 1917Harrington, Washington, Maine, United States
  • Children (2)

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    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.

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