Sophronia Woodward

about 1809–
Vermont, United States

The Life of Sophronia

Sophronia Woodward was born about 1809, in Vermont, United States. She had at least 2 sons with Dan Kent.

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Family Time Line

Dan Kent
1793–1858
Sophronia Woodward
1809–
William F Kent
1819–1856
Henry B. Kent
1829–1906

Spouse and Children

children

(2)

World Events (8)

1812

Age 3

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed

Age 25

The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 
1846

Age 37

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

Name Meaning

English:1. occupational name for a forester employed to look after the trees and game in a forest, Middle English woodward (from the Old English elements mentioned at 2). 2. perhaps also from an Old English personal name Wuduweard, composed of the elements wudu ‘wood’ + weard ‘guardian’, ‘protector’.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Sophronia Woodard in entry for Henry B. Kent, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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