Oliver Edwin Woodward

3 November 1898–August 1969 (Age 70)
Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Oliver Edwin

When Oliver Edwin Woodward was born on 3 November 1898, in Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Benjamin Franklin Woodward, was 27 and his mother, Minnie E. Sauer, was 23. He had at least 1 son with Charlotte Riepert. He lived in Flint, Genesee, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. He died in August 1969, in Polk, Florida, United States, at the age of 70.

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Oliver Edwin Woodward
Charlotte Riepert
Edwin L Woodward

Spouse and Children



    Edwin L Woodward


Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Franklin Woodward


    Minnie E. Sauer





    Louise Marion Woodward


    Priscilla D Woodward


World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I

Age 16

Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.

Age 19

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

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 (3)

  • Oliver E Woodward, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Oliver E Woodward, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Oliver E Woodward in household of Benjiman Woodward, "United States Census, 1900"

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