John Woods

Frampton, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Woods was born in 1808, in Frampton, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Woods, was 27 and his mother, Jane Woods, was 23. He had at least 1 son. He lived in Donington, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Donington on Bain, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. In 1871, at the age of 63, his occupation is listed as agricultural labourer in Donington on Bain, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom.

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John Woods
Jane Woods
Edward Overton Woods
Henry Woods
John Woods
Marianne Woods
Overton Woods
Charlotte Woods
Eliza Woods
Ann Wood
Mary Ann Wood

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World Events (8)

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 0

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

Age 7

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Age 35

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived in the woods ( see Wood ).2 Irish: English name adopted as a translation of Ó Cuill ‘descendant of Coll’ ( see Quill ), or in Ulster of Mac Con Coille ‘son of Cú Choille’, a personal name meaning ‘hound of the wood’, which has also been mistranslated Cox , as if formed with coileach ‘cock’, ‘rooster’.

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

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  • John Woods, "England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990"
  • John Woods, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Woods, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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