Mary Woods

30 July 1831–4 April 1894 (Age 62)
Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Woods was born on 30 July 1831, in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Woods, was 40 and her mother, Sarah Pye, was 34. She married Peter Jackson on 12 November 1854, in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Childwall, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. She died on 4 April 1894, in Little Woolton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

Peter Jackson
Mary Woods
Marriage: 12 November 1854
Sarah Jackson
John Jackson
Peter Jackson
William Jackson
Joseph Jackson

Spouse and Children

12 November 1854
Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


    Sarah Jackson


    John Jackson


    Peter Jackson


    William Jackson


    Joseph Jackson


Parents and Siblings

    William Woods


    Sarah Pye




    Catherine Woods


    William Woods


    Jane Woods


    Thomas Woods


    Timothy Woods


+7 More Children

World Events (7)

1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

Age 11

The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.

Age 12

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · St. George's Hall

Age 23

In 1854, St. George's Hall was completed. The site that it sits on is were the Liverpool Infirmary was previously located. The hall was built for entertainment.

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)

  • Mary Woods in household of William Woods, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Mary Wood in household of William Wood, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Mary Jackson, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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