Shelah Margaret Woodland

17 October 1912–14 October 1988 (Age 75)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Shelah Margaret

When Shelah Margaret Woodland was born on 17 October 1912, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, William Thomas WOODLAND, was 29 and her mother, Anna Lydia Andersdotter Adamson, was 33. She married Arthur Halvorsen Wilford on 7 July 1952, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. She immigrated to New York City, New York, United States in 1957. She died on 14 October 1988, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Halvorsen Wilford
1912–1990
Shelah Margaret Woodland
1912–1988
Marriage: 7 July 1952

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 July 1952
Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1913 · The Woolworth Building Opens as the Tallest Building in the World

Age 1

At 792 feet above Broadway, the Woolworth Building became the tallest building in the world and held the record for 17 years. The Woolworth Building was overshadowed by the Chrysler Building at 1,046 feet in 1930 and the Empire State Building at 1,454 feet in 1931. Retailer and mogul Frank W. Woolworth commissioned the Woolworth Building in 1910 with the intent of his namesake building to be the tallest in the world. The 13 million dollar project was financed in cash by Woolworth which allowed him freedoms in the design and construction of the ornate, gothic building. An opening ceremony was held on April 24, 1913 at which President Woodrow Wilson pressed a button from the White House and lit the historic building in New York City.
1932

Age 20

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone living in an area of woodland, from Old English wudu ‘wood’ + land ‘land’, or a habitational name from any of the numerous places, for example in Devon, Dorset, Kent, and Somerset, named with these elements.

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

Sources (3)

  • Shelah Margaret Woodland in household of William Thomas Woodland, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Shelah Margaret Woodland in household of William Thomas Woodland, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Shiela Margaret Woodland in household of William Thomas Woodland, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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