Henry Harrison Woodland

17 June 1836–29 November 1891 (Age 55)
Albion, Edwards, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Henry Harrison

When Henry Harrison Woodland was born on 17 June 1836, in Albion, Edwards, Illinois, United States, his father, John Woodland, was 60 and his mother, Celia Stapleford, was 35. He married Ellen Muriel Foster on 26 October 1875, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850 and Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 29 November 1891, in Bingham, Idaho, United States, at the age of 55.

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Family Time Line

Henry Harrison Woodland
1836–1891
Ellen Muriel Foster
1850–1898
Marriage: 26 October 1875
George Foster Woodland
1869–1940
Lorenzo Francis Woodland
1871–
John Henry Woodland
1877–1900
Daniel Brown Woodland
1880–1946
Cecilia Ellen Woodland
1882–1956
Annie Maria Woodland
1885–1973
Clarence Woodland
1888–1957
Melissa Jane Woodland
1892–1963

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 October 1875Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847
    Age 11
    Historical Boundaries: 1847: Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
    1863
    Age 27
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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 (40)

    • Henry Woodland in household of John Woodland, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Henry Harrison Woodland in entry for Melissa Jane Woodland Metcalfe, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Henry Woodland in household of John Woodland, "United States Census, 1850"

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