William Woolworth

10 April 1780–2 February 1845 (Age 64)
Longmeadow, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of William

When William Woolworth was born on 10 April 1780, in Longmeadow, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Azariah Woolworth, was 32 and his mother, Rebekah Field, was 31. He married Nancy French on 3 March 1813, in East Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 2 February 1845, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

William Woolworth
1780–1845
Nancy French
1786–1881
Marriage: 3 March 1813
Philida Woolworth
1814–
Sophia Woolworth
1817–1857
Fanny Woolworth
1819–1836
Nancy F. Woolworth
1821–1879
Sarah Maria Woolworth
1822–1872
William Henry Woolworth
1824–1904
Richard Chester Woolworth
1828–1913

Spouse and Children

    Male1780–1845Male

    Nancy French

    Female1786–1881Female

MARRIAGE
3 March 1813
East Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
children

(7)

    Philida Woolworth

    Female1814–Female

    Sophia Woolworth

    Female1817–1857Female

    Fanny Woolworth

    Female1819–1836Female

    Nancy F. Woolworth

    Female1821–1879Female

    Sarah Maria Woolworth

    Female1822–1872Female

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1783 · A Free America

Age 3

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 20

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant of Walworth .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Woolworth, "Massachusetts Town Births Index, ca. 1630-1905"
  • William in entry for Fred W Calkins, "Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006"
  • William Woolworth, "Massachusetts Town Births Index, ca. 1630-1905"

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