Elizabeth Woods

1839–Female
Lawrence, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Woods was born in 1839, in Lawrence, Kentucky, United States, her father, James Woods, was 34 and her mother, Mary Polly Cains, was 29.

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Family Time Line

James Woods
1805–1880
Mary Polly Cains
1810–1890
Margaret Woods
1829–
Andrew Woods
1831–
Meridith Woods
1833–
Robert Woods
1835–1888
James Woods
1836–
Elizabeth Woods
1839–
Nancy Woods
1841–
John Woods
1843–1915
Mary K Woods
1844–1887
Greenville Woods
1847–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1846

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 11

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 31

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived in the woods ( see Wood ).2 Irish: English name 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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  • Elizabeth Woods in household of James Woods, "United States Census, 1850"

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