Solomon Ammon Woodland

27 October 1838–27 September 1910 (Age 71)
Davis, St. Francois, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Solomon Ammon

When Solomon Ammon Woodland was born on 27 October 1838, in Davis, St. Francois, Missouri, United States, his father, John Woodland, was 62 and his mother, Celia Stapleford, was 37. He married Matilda Ann Van Leuven on 6 August 1887, in Malad, Oneida, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850 and Willard, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 27 September 1910, in Elba, Cassia, Idaho, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Elba Grandview Cemetery, Elba, Cassia, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Solomon Ammon Woodland
Matilda Ann Van Leuven
Marriage: 6 August 1887
Rhoda Catherine Woodland
Celia Jennet Woodland
Martha Ann Woodland
Nancy Ellen Woodland
Sara Jane Woodland
Mary Matilda Woodland
Inice Almira Woodland
John Leverette Woodland
Henry Solomon Woodland
Pauline Mae Woodland
Mildred Violet Woodland

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 August 1887Malad, Oneida, Idaho, United States
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    World Events (7)

    Age 8
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 22
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
    Age 25
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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.

    Sources (50)

    • Solomon Woodland in household of John Woodland, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Solomen Woodland in entry for Paul Chittenden and Sarah J Vanderwood, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
    • Solomon Woodland in household of John Woodland, "United States Census, 1850"

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