Samuel Woodward

about 1805–24 June 1882 (Age 77)
Lyndeborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Woodward was born about 1805, in Lyndeborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Samuel Woodward, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth (Betsey) Chamberlain, was 29. He died on 24 June 1882, at the age of 77.

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Samuel Woodward
Elizabeth (Betsey) Chamberlain
Daniel Woodward
Samuel Woodward
Isaiah Woodward
Foster Woodward

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World Events (3)


Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital

Age 3

In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 

Age 7

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

English:1. occupational name for a forester employed to look after the trees and game in a forest, Middle English woodward (from the Old English elements mentioned at 2). 2. perhaps also from an Old English personal name Wuduweard, composed of the elements wudu ‘wood’ + weard ‘guardian’, ‘protector’.

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

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