David Woodward

1764–1834 (Age 70)
Lebanon, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of David

When David Woodward was born on 7 May 1764, in Lebanon, New London, Connecticut, United States, his father, David Woodward, was 38 and his mother, Temprance Kilborn, was 31. He married Betsey Tubbs on 30 October 1785, in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 7 June 1834, at the age of 70.

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David Woodward
Betsey Tubbs
Marriage: 30 October 1785
Polly Woodward
Daniel Woodward
Rebecca Woodward

Spouse & Children

30 October 1785
Hartford, Connecticut, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 12

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 17

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1783 · A Free America

Age 19

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.

Name Meaning

English:1. occupational name for a forester employed to look after the trees and game in a forest, Middle English woodward (from the Old English elements mentioned at 2). 2. perhaps also from an Old English personal name Wuduweard, composed of the elements wudu ‘wood’ + weard ‘guardian’, ‘protector’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • David in entry for Polly Woodward, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • David in entry for Daniel Woodard, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • David Woodard, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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