Francis Woodard

about 1849–
Vermont, United States

The Life Summary of Francis

Francis Woodard was born about 1849, in Vermont, United States. He married Mary Gleason on 19 November 1873, in Reading, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States. He lived in Reading, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States in 1880.

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Francis Woodard
Mary Gleason
Marriage: 19 November 1873

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 November 1873Reading, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States
  • World Events (8)

    1854 · Creation of the Republican Party
    Age 5
    A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.
    1864 · St. Albans Raid
    Age 15
    St. Albans Raid took place on October 19, 1864. It was a Confederate raid from Canada into Union territory. Confederate soldiers that were in Canada raided the town of St. Albans killed one person and robbed three banks.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 32
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Woodward .

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

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (2)

    • Franklin Woodard, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Francis Woodard, "Michigan, Marriages, 1822-1995"

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