Eugenia E. Woods

October 1853–1915 (Age 61)
Oglethorpe, Georgia, United States

The Life of Eugenia E.

When Eugenia E. Woods was born in October 1853, in Oglethorpe, Georgia, United States, her father, Samuel J Woods, was 25 and her mother, Emily Frances Tiller, was 23. She married William Thomas McCannon on 29 December 1870, in Oglethorpe, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in District 233, Oglethorpe, Georgia, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1915, in Oglethorpe, Georgia, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Veribest, Oglethorpe, Georgia, United States.

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William Thomas McCannon
Eugenia E. Woods
Marriage: 29 December 1870
Mary S McCannon
Early McCannon
Booker Woodson McCannon
Tommie David McCannon

Spouse and Children

    William Thomas McCannon



29 December 1870
Oglethorpe, Georgia, United States


    Mary S McCannon



    Booker Woodson McCannon


    Tommie David McCannon


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 8

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 17

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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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Sources (3)

  • Lugenia Woods in household of Alfred McHannan, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Eugenia Mc Anon in household of Wm Thomas Mc Anon, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Eugenie Mcanon in household of William T Mcanon, "United States Census, 1900"

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