Elizabeth Woodhead

6 March 1795–

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Woodhead was born on 6 March 1795. She married Thomas Starey Meredith on 13 November 1855, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Thomas Starey Meredith
1791–1868
Elizabeth Woodhead
1795–
Marriage: 13 November 1855

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 November 1855Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 5
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    1803
    Age 8
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 35
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire): from Middle English wode ‘wood’ + hed, hedde ‘head’ (Old English wudu + hēafod). The surname may be topographic, for someone who lived at or near the top or edge of a wood, or habitational, from one of the many places so named, such as Wood Head in Barkisland (Yorkshire), Woodhead in Tintwistle (Cheshire), or Woodhead in Great Casterton (Rutland).

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

    Sources (6)

    • Elizabeth Meredith, "Utah, FamilySearch, Early Church Information File, 1830-1900"
    • Elizabeth Merdith, "Utah, FamilySearch, Early Church Information File, 1830-1900"
    • Elizabeth Meardith, "Utah, FamilySearch, Early Church Information File, 1830-1900"

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