William Nelson Woodland

22 November 1863–8 March 1945 (Age 81)
Willard, Box Elder, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of William Nelson

When William Nelson Woodland was born on 22 November 1863, in Willard, Box Elder, Utah, United States, his father, William West Woodland, was 31 and his mother, Laura Peters, was 21. He married Winifred Woollacott on 4 August 1897, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Rostraver Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 10 years. He died on 8 March 1945, in Arimo, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Brigham City Cemetery, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Nelson Woodland
Winifred Woollacott
Marriage: 4 August 1897
William Henry Woodland
Margaret Woodland
Beatrice Woodland

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 August 1897Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Historical Boundaries 1864: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1885: Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bingham, Idaho, United States; 1893: Bannock, Idaho, United States
    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
    Age 23
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    English (Somerset): from Middle English wodeland (wode ‘wood’ + land(e), lond(e) ‘land’, Old English wuduland). The surname may be topographic, for a person who lived at or near a wood or woodland, or habitational, for a person from any of various places so named, such as Woodland (Devon), Woodlands (Dorset), and Woodlands in Almondsbury (Gloucestershire).

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

    Sources (65)

    • William Nelson Woodland in entry for Margaret Woodland, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • William M Woodland in household of Benj W Henderson, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Wm. N. Woodland, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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