William Alonzo Woodworth Jr.

Male8 December 1885–16 December 1946

Brief Life History of William Alonzo

When William Alonzo Woodworth Jr. was born on 8 December 1885, in San Luis Obispo, California, United States, his father, William Alonzo Woodworth, was 33 and his mother, Rosilla Hysell, was 20. He lived in Monterey, California, United States in 1910 and Santa Clara Judicial Township, Santa Clara, California, United States in 1940. He died on 16 December 1946, in Santa Clara, California, United States, at the age of 61.

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William Alonzo Woodworth
Rosilla Hysell
Charlotte Woodworth
Susie D. Woodworth
Mamie Woodworth
William Alonzo Woodworth Jr.
Nora Woodworth
Nadine Woodworth
Olive Woodworth
Mabel Claire Woodworth
Harriet Belle Woodworth
Alice Virginia Woodworth
Edward Stanley Woodworth

Sources (8)

  • William A. Woodworth in the 1940 U.S. Census for Agnews State Hospital (For Insane), Santa Clara, Santa Clara, California. He was 54 years old and a patient.
  • William A. Woodworth in the U.S.,World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Inmate at the Agnews State Hospital. Nearest relative: Wm Woodworth (father). "Has a person lost an arm, leg, hand, eye, or is he obviously physically disqualified?" Insane.
  • William A Woodworth, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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Siblings (11)

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 6

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 17

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): variant of Woodward or Wadworth, the latter being a habitational name from Wadworth in Yorkshire, which is derived from the Old English personal name Wada, Wadda + Old English worth ‘enclosure’.

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

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