Charles Northrop Woodard

15 September 1827–5 January 1912 (Age 84)
Rowe, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Charles Northrop

When Charles Northrop Woodard was born on 15 September 1827, in Rowe, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Jedediah Stark Woodard, was 22 and his mother, Emily Jane Northrop, was 20. He married Margaret Ann Malin on 27 April 1856, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850 and Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 5 January 1912, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Kamas Cemetery, Kamas, Summit, Utah, United States.

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Charles Northrop Woodard
Margaret Ann Malin
Marriage: 27 April 1856
Charles Northrop Woodard Jr
Margaret Ann Woodard
John Franklin Woodard
Jedediah Woodard
Sarah Ann Woodard
Catherine Eliza Woodard
Emma Woodard
James Elijah Malin Woodard
Anna Laura Woodard

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 April 1856Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 3
    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.
    1830 · The Oregon Trail
    Age 3
    Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
    Age 36
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    from the Norman Old French personal name Odard, Udard, Middle English Wodard, Wudard. It derives from the ancient Germanic name Authard, Othard, Odard, composed of the elements aud- ‘riches' + hard- ‘hard, bold’.occupational name from Middle English wode ‘wood’ + herde ‘herd’ (Old English wudu + hierde), for a person who tended animals pastured in pronunciation of Woodward .

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

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    Charles Northrop Woodard Sr

    BRIEF HISTORY OF THE LIFE OF CHARLES N. WOODARD Written by Minerva Woodard Spangler Israel Woodard of whom we know very little except that he came to America from England with his family and was the f …

    Sources (49)

    • Charles N Woodard in entry for Jediah Woodard, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Charles Woodward, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Charles N Woodard in entry for Jedediah Woodard and Mary Barker, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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