Clara Elizabeth Woodworth

8 April 1858–from 9 January 1945 to 1 September 1945 (Age 86)
Minnesota, United States

The Life Summary of Clara Elizabeth

When Clara Elizabeth Woodworth was born on 8 April 1858, in Minnesota, United States, her father, Darius Woolsey Woodworth, was 50 and her mother, Clarice A, was 41. She married John Edward Heath on 28 May 1875, in Santa Cruz, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Watsonville, Santa Cruz, California, United States for about 10 years and Brooklyn Judicial Township, Alameda, California, United States in 1940. She died from 9 January 1945 to 1 September 1945, in San Joaquin, California, United States, at the age of 87.

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John Edward Heath
Clara Elizabeth Woodworth
Marriage: 28 May 1875
Clara Heath
Chester A Heath
Bertha Pearl Heath
Edward F Heath

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  • Marriage
    28 May 1875Santa Cruz, California, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1862 · The Dakota Conflict/War
    Age 4
    The Dakota War was an armed conflict between the United States and several bands of Dakota Native Americans. It began along the Minnesota River four years after Minnesota was admitted as a state. The Dakota made attacks on hundreds of settlers, which resulted in their deaths. A military tribunal sentenced 303 Dakota men to death for their crimes but 264 of them were exonerated. The remaining 38 were apart of a mass hanging on December 26 that same year. It was the largest mass execution in United States history.
    Age 5
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 23
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    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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    Sources (9)

    • Lizzy Woodworth in household of William Woodworth, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Clera C Woodworth, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
    • Clara Heath, "United States Census, 1910"

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