Katherine Woodward

Brief Life History of Katherine

Katherine Woodward was born in 1584, in St Magnus the Martyr with St Margaret New Fish Street and St Michael Crooked Lane, London, England, United Kingdom. She had at least 1 son with Paul Russell. She died in 1611, in England, United Kingdom, at the age of 27.

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Paul Russell
Katherine Woodward
Richard Woodward Russell

Sources (2)

  • London and Surrey, England, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1597-1921
  • Geneanet Community Trees Index

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a forester employed to look after the trees and game in a forest, Middle English woodward (from Old English wudu ‘wood’ + weard ‘guardian, protector’).

History: Henry Woodward emigrated from England in 1635 and settled first in Dorchester, MA, and subsequently in Northampton, MA. He had many prominent descendants. Another Henry Woodward, born c. 1646 in the British West Indies, was the first English settler in SC (1664).

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

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