Philo Putnam Woodward

Male1836–10 January 1882

Brief Life History of Philo Putnam

When Philo Putnam Woodward was born in 1836, in Hornellsville, Steuben, New York, United States, his father, Putnam Woodward, was 34 and his mother, Hannah Ford, was 21. He married Hannah Maria Broughton on 21 October 1857. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Canisteo, Canisteo, Steuben, New York, United States in 1860 and Jasper, Steuben, New York, United States in 1865. He died on 10 January 1882, in Hornellsville, Steuben, New York, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Hornellsville, Steuben, New York, United States.

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Philo Putnam Woodward
Hannah Maria Broughton
Marriage: 21 October 1857
Ida Woodward
Jedediah Stephens Woodward
George W Woodward

Sources (14)

  • Phelo Woodard, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Philo P Woodward, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Philo Woodward in entry for George W Woodward and Mary Landfield, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"

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  • Marriage
    21 October 1857
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (6)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 0

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.


    Age 10

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


    Age 27

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a forester employed to look after the trees and game in a forest, Middle English woodward (from Old English wudu ‘wood’ + weard ‘guardian, protector’).

    History: Henry Woodward emigrated from England in 1635 and settled first in Dorchester, MA, and subsequently in Northampton, MA. He had many prominent descendants. Another Henry Woodward, born c. 1646 in the British West Indies, was the first English settler in SC (1664).

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

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