George Leonard Woodworth

1 December 1841–31 December 1862 (Age 21)
Saratoga, New York, United States

The Life of George Leonard

When George Leonard Woodworth was born on 1 December 1841, in Saratoga, New York, United States, his father, Leonard Hartwell Woodworth Sr., was 35 and his mother, Permelia Parks, was 34. He lived in Whiteside, Illinois, United States in 1850 and Coloma Township, Whiteside, Illinois, United States in 1860. He died on 31 December 1862, in Tennessee, United States, at the age of 21, and was buried in Murfreesboro, Rutherford, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leonard Hartwell Woodworth Sr.
1806–1902
Permelia Parks
1807–1844
Leonard Hartwell Woodworth Jr.
1836–1902
George Leonard Woodworth
1841–1862
May Woodworth
1842–1844

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (7)

1846

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846

Age 5

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 7

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.

Name Meaning

English (Cheshire, Lancashire, Merseyside): possibly a habitational name from Wadworth in South Yorkshire, named with the Old English personal name Wada + worth ‘enclosure’.

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

Sources (3)

  • George S Woodworth in household of Allice B Woodworth, "United States Census, 1850"
  • George S Woodworth in household of L H Woodworth, "United States Census, 1860"
  • George Leonard Woodworth, "Find A Grave Index"

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