Celia Stapleford

7 May 1801–7 January 1885 (Age 83)
Glasgow, Barren, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Celia

When Celia Stapleford was born on 7 May 1801, in Glasgow, Barren, Kentucky, United States, her father, Noah Stapleford, was 39 and her mother, Mary "Polly" Saunders, was 33. She married John Woodland on 18 June 1818, in Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 7 January 1885, in Willard, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Willard, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Woodland
1776–1869
Celia Stapleford
1801–1885
Marriage: 18 June 1818
Polly Juliana Woodland
1819–1891
Nancy Woodland
1820–1920
James Woodland
1822–1839
Elizabeth Woodland
1824–1839
Thomas Steepleford Woodland
1825–1904
Noah Woodland
1827–1839
John Woodland V
1829–1893
William West Woodland
1832–1906
Celia Woodland
1834–1921
Henry Harrison Woodland
1836–1891
Solomon Ammon Woodland
1838–1910
Lucinda Adelia Woodland
1841–1881
Martha Jane Woodland
1843–1872
Daniel Brown Woodland
1847–1907

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 June 1818Illinois, United States
  • Children

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1803
    Age 2
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1812 · Kentucky Bend Created
    Age 11
    During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 24
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of various places called Stapleford (Cambridgeshire, Cheshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Wiltshire), all named with Old English stapol ‘post, pillar’ + ford ‘ford’.

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

    Story Highlight

    History of Celia Steepleford/Stapleford and John Woodland

    History of Celia Steepleford/Stapleford and John Woodland compiled by Mary Woodland Fox and Phillip G. Wheeler. Quoted material was written by Daniele P. Woodland from information dictated by William …

    Sources (47)

    • Selia Woodland in household of Daniel Woodland, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Celia Brown in entry for Nancy Whitaker, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Celia Woodland in household of John Woodland, "United States Census, 1850"

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