Regina Marie Woodland

Female14 April 1891–25 August 1912

Brief Life History of Regina Marie

When Regina Marie Woodland was born on 14 April 1891, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Anthony Woodland, was 45 and her mother, Annie Elizabeth Wright, was 21. She died on 25 August 1912, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States, at the age of 21.

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Family Time Line

John Anthony Woodland
1846–1895
Annie Elizabeth Wright
1869–1893
Regina Marie Woodland
1891–1912

Sources (3)

  • Regina M Woodland, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Births, 1860-1906"
  • Regina Marie Woodland, "Washington Death Certificates, 1907-1960"
  • Regina M Woodland, "Pennsylvania, Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly

Age 6

The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 7

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English (Somerset): from Middle English wodeland (wode ‘wood’ + land(e), lond(e) ‘land’, Old English wuduland). The surname may be topographic, for a person who lived at or near a wood or woodland, or habitational, for a person from any of various places so named, such as Woodland (Devon), Woodlands (Dorset), and Woodlands in Almondsbury (Gloucestershire).

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

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