Jabez Woodard

Male7 October 1821–2 March 1870

Brief Life History of Jabez

When Jabez Woodard was born on 7 October 1821, in Aldenham, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Woodard, was 29 and his mother, Eleanor Webb, was 24. He married Ann Granger on 5 November 1843, in Southwark St George the Martyr, Surrey, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860. In 1860, at the age of 38, his occupation is listed as age 30, laborer; children, ellen, 12, jabez, 7, david, 4. also ann woodard, age 40. in West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died on 2 March 1870, in Milton, Morgan, Utah, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Milton Cemetery, Milton, Morgan, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jabez Woodard
Ann Granger
Marriage: 5 November 1843
Eleanor Woodard
Harriet Woodard
Jabez John Woodard
David Wilson Woodard

Sources (28)

  • Jabez Woodard, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jabez, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Jabez Woodward, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 November 1843Southwark St George the Martyr, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

    Age 12

    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 15

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    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 woodland.

    post-medieval pronunciation of Woodward .

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

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    Biography of Jabez WOODARD

    JABEZ AND ANN GRANGER WOODARD By Adelia Rappleye Cortsen, grand daughter Jabez Woodard was born in an ivy-covered cottage on the estate of Sir Hugh Dobyrimple, Baronet at Hebrew in the Parrish …

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