Joseph B Woodson

Brief Life History of Joseph B

When Joseph B Woodson was born in 1894, in Rockbridge, Virginia, United States, his father, Hiram Daniel Woodson, was 41 and his mother, Edmonia M. Tucker, was 35. He lived in Buena Vista, Virginia, United States in 1910 and Buena Vista, Rockbridge, Virginia, United States in 1920. He died in 1924, at the age of 30, and was buried in Green Hill Cemetery and Mausoleum, Buena Vista, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hiram Daniel Woodson
1853–1885
Edmonia M. Tucker
1859–1944
Jacob Wilbur Woodson
1886–1959
Herman Jones Woodson
1888–1971
Gilliam Nicholas Woodson
1889–1973
Maria Woodson
1891–1900
Maggie Bell Woodson
1891–1969
Joseph B Woodson
1894–1924
Robert Marvin Woodson
1895–1900
Joseph Woodson
1904–1921

Sources (3)

  • Joseph B Woodson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Joeseph Woodson in household of Edmonia Woodson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Joseph Woodson in household of Edmonia Woodson, "United States Census, 1910"

World Events (8)

1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name for someone from Woodsome (a lost place in Batley), Woodsome in Farnley Tyas, or Wothersome, all in Yorkshire. The placenames derive from Old English wudu ‘wood’ + hūsum, dative plural of hūs ‘house’.

English (Yorkshire): from the Middle English personal name Ode, Odd(e) + son, with the addition of initial W-, a characteristic dialect feature in the south of Yorkshire.

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

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