Freeman Woodbury

11 January 1806–7 April 1863 (Age 57)
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Freeman

When Freeman Woodbury was born on 11 January 1806, in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, William Woodbury, was 24 and his mother, Anna Gail Woodbury, was 23. He married Mary B. Morgan on 2 December 1830, in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons. He died on 7 April 1863, in Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Freeman Woodbury
1806–1863
Mary B. Morgan
1809–
Marriage: 2 December 1830
Howard Woodbury
1835–1888
Granville Woodbury
1836–1842
Daniel Woodbury
1840–
Hollis Woodbury
1840–
child Woodbury
1842–
Franklin Woodbury
1848–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 December 1830
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
children

(6)

    Howard Woodbury

    Male1835–1888Male

    Granville Woodbury

    Male1836–1842Male

    Daniel Woodbury

    Male1840–Male

    Hollis Woodbury

    Male1840–Male

    child Woodbury

    Male1842–Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1808

Age 2

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1820

Age 14

Maine is the 23rd state.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 19

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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, notably in Devon, called Woodbury, from Old English wudu ‘wood’ + byrig, dative of burh ‘fortified place’, or from either of two places called Woodborough, in Nottinghamshire and Wiltshire. The Nottinghamshire place name is from Old English wudu + burh, while Woodborough in Wiltshire is named with the same first element + Old English beorg ‘hill’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Freeman Woodbury, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Freeman Woodbury in entry for Hollis Woodbury and Sarah W Bartlett, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Freeman Woodbury in entry for Hollis Woodbury and Sarah W Bartlett, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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