James Jewell Woodward

Male31 August 1788–1 September 1845

Brief Life History of James Jewell

When James Jewell Woodward was born on 31 August 1788, in Hanover, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, his father, David Woodward, was 38 and his mother, Tabathy Hill, was 37. He married Polly Kingsbury on 13 November 1814, in Hanover, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 1 September 1845, in Groton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Hopkinton, St. Lawrence, New York, United States.

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James Jewell Woodward
Polly Kingsbury
Marriage: 13 November 1814
Delia Mandana Woodward
James Woodward
Horace Nelson Woodward
Annette Woodward
James Donald Woodward
Louisa Woodward
Austin Norman Woodward
Clarinda Woodward
Augusta Ann Woodward

Sources (15)

  • James Jewell Woodward, "New Hampshire, Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • James J. Woodward, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
  • James Jewell Woodward, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 November 1814Hanover, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (7)


    Age 1

    George Washington elected first president of United States.


    Age 14

    Historical Boundaries 1802: St. Lawrence, New York, United States


    Age 16

    Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

    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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