Michael Leonadis Woodall Sr.

about 1809–after 1870 (Age 61)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Michael Leonadis

Michael Leonadis Woodall Sr. was born about 1809, in Tennessee, United States. He married Eliza Lewis in 1829, in Clark, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Fayette, Lafayette, Wisconsin, United States in 1860 and Iowa, United States in 1870. He died after 1870, in Osage, Mitchell, Iowa, United States, at the age of 62.

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Michael Leonadis Woodall Sr.
Eliza Lewis
Marriage: 1829
Martha Ann Woodall
William Woodall
Sarah Woodall
Olive Eliza Woodall
Isaac Newton Woodall
Michael Leonadis Woodall

Spouse and Children

Clark, Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 3

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 3

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 21

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Midlands): habitational name from any of various places called Woodhall, for example in Hertfordshire, Lincolnshire, North Yorkshire, and Lothian, so named from Old English wudu ‘wood’ + heall ‘hall’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Michael Woodhall, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Michael Woodall, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Michael Woodall, "United States Census, 1870"

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