Andrew Woods

23 May 1780–20 March 1856 (Age 75)
Morganton, Burke, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Andrew

Andrew Woods was born on 23 May 1780, in Morganton, Burke, North Carolina, United States. He married Jane Smith on 20 March 1801, in Fayette, Kentucky, United States. He died on 20 March 1856, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Woods
1780–1856
Jane Smith
1787–1868
Marriage: 20 March 1801

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 March 1801Fayette, Kentucky, United States
  • World Events (8)

    1781 · The First Constitution
    Age 1
    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
    1789 · Becomes 12th State
    Age 9
    On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.
    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 20
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Wood with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s.Irish: adopted as a translation of Ó Cuill ‘descendant of Coll’ (see Quill ), or in Ulster of Mac Con Coille ‘son of Cú Choille’, a personal name meaning ‘hound of the wood’, which has also been mistranslated Cox , as if formed with coileach ‘cock, rooster’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Wood
    Quill

    Sources (7)

    • Andrew in entry for Jane Smith Woods, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Andrew Woods, "Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847-1976"
    • Andrew Woods, "Find A Grave Index"

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