Woodson Bagley

1765–27 February 1829 (Age 64)
Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Woodson

When Woodson Bagley was born in 1765, in Virginia, United States, his father, George Bagley, was 26 and his mother, Judith Knight, was 20. He married Rachel Cabiness about 1800, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He registered for military service in 1812. He died on 27 February 1829, in Franklin, Virginia, United States, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Woodson Bagley
Rachel Cabiness
Marriage: about 1800
Elizabeth Woodson Bagley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1800Virginia, United States
  • Children


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    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 11
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital
    Age 15
    On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
    1783 · A Free America
    Age 18
    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Baguley in Cheshire or from any of several places called Bagley, in Devon, Gloucestershire, Shropshire, Somerset, and Yorkshire. These get their names either from the Old English personal name Bacga + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’ or from an unattested Old English word, bagga, for a ‘bag-shaped’ object or creature + lēah.

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

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    Sources (4)

    • Woodson Bagley, "United States Census, 1820"
    • Woodson Bagley, "United States Census, 1810"
    • Woodson Bagley, "United States War of 1812 Index to Service Records, 1812-1815"

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