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.

Photos and Memories (63)

Do you know Celia? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

John Woodland
Celia Stapleford
Marriage: 18 June 1818
Polly Juliana Woodland
Nancy Woodland
James Woodland
Elizabeth Woodland
Thomas Steepleford Woodland
Noah Woodland
John Woodland V
William West Woodland
Celia Woodland
Henry Harrison Woodland
Solomon Ammon Woodland
Lucinda Adelia Woodland
Martha Jane Woodland
Daniel Brown Woodland

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 June 1818Illinois, United States
  • Children


    +9 More Children

    Parents and Siblings



    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    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"

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.