Sophia Elizabeth Woody

19 September 1836–25 March 1923 (Age 86)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Sophia Elizabeth

When Sophia Elizabeth Woody was born on 19 September 1836, in Missouri, United States, her father, Merritt B Woody, was 26 and her mother, Margaret Adams, was 24. She married John James Hendrix about 1852, in United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Mayfield Township, Laclede, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Smith Township, Laclede, Missouri, United States in 1920. She died on 25 March 1923, in Laclede, Missouri, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Hazelgreen, Laclede, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

John James Hendrix
Sophia Elizabeth Woody
Marriage: about 1852
Margaret Elizabeth Hendrix
Samuel Hendrix
Matilda E. Hendrix
William Robert Hendrix

Spouse and Children

about 1852
United States


Parents and Siblings

    Merritt B Woody


    Margaret Adams




    William Henry Woody


    Francis Marion Woody




    Jacin Woody


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1838 · Lord Reveals the Name of His Chruch

Age 2

On April 26, 1838, The Lord reveals that the name of His Church should be The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This revelation was given to the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. in Far West, Missouri.

Age 10

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

Age 24

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Name Meaning

English: from a derivative of Wood with an unexplained second element; this may be a diminutive suffix, or the Old English topographic term ēg ‘island’, ‘piece of high ground in a fen’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Hendrix in household of John Hendrix, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sofia E Hendrix in household of John W Mcdaniel, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sophia E Hendricks in household of John J Hendricks, "United States Census, 1870"

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