Rhoda Maria Woods

22 March 1822–1 August 1886 (Age 64)
Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Rhoda Maria

When Rhoda Maria Woods was born on 22 March 1822, in Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United States, her father, John Woods, was 39 and her mother, Frances J Saxton, was 34. She married Albert Carrington on 6 December 1838, in Iowa, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 8 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1847 and lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 1 August 1886, in Georgetown, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Carrington
Rhoda Maria Woods
Marriage: 6 December 1838
Jane Maria Carrington
John Daniel Carrington
Mary Carrington
Isabel Carrington
Albert Carrington
Young Brigham Carrington
Frances Woods Carrington
Charles Heber Woods Carrington
Rhoda Alice Woods Carrington
Brigham Woods Carrington
Sara Woods Carrington
Louisa Carrington
William Gridley Carrington
Clara Carrington
Calvin Saxton Carrington

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 December 1838Iowa, Wisconsin, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 3
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    Age 5
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 17
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Wood with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s.Irish: adopted as a translation of Ó Cuill ‘descendant of Coll’ (see Quill ), or in Ulster of Mac Con Coille ‘son of Cú Choille’, a personal name meaning ‘hound of the wood’, which has also been mistranslated Cox , as if formed with coileach ‘cock, rooster’.

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

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    Band of Sisters

    March of 1883 was one of the most difficult of Lydia Dunford Alder’s life. On the sixth of that month, her oldest child and oldest daughter, Helen Eugenia Alder, died of what the newspapers called “ …

    Sources (37)

    • Rhoda Carrington in household of Albert Carrington, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Rhoda Maria in entry for Carrington, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Rhoda Carrington in household of Albert Carrington, "United States Census, 1850"

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