Harriet Murdock

6 February 1821–30 November 1904 (Age 83)
Uxbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Harriet

When Harriet Murdock was born on 6 February 1821, in Uxbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Fuller Murdock, was 39 and her mother, Esther Taft, was 34. She married David Farnum Wood on 18 March 1841. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Athol, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States in 1865. She died on 30 November 1904, in Northborough, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Northborough, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

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David Farnum Wood
Harriet Murdock
Marriage: 18 March 1841
Arthur Eugene Wood
Hattie Esther Wood

Spouse and Children

18 March 1841


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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 9

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Age 25

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Northern Irish: variant of Scottish Murdoch .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harriet M Wood in household of David F Wood, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"
  • Harriet J Wood in household of David F Wood, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • Harriet M Wood, "United States Census, 1900"

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