Harriet Fanny Crosweller

6 January 1842–17 March 1927 (Age 85)
Surrey, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Harriet Fanny

When Harriet Fanny Crosweller was born on 6 January 1842, in Surrey, England, United Kingdom, her father, David A Crosweller, was 72 and her mother, Harriet S Brown, was 36. She married James A Woods Jr on 5 May 1864, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She immigrated to United States in 1863 and lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 17 March 1927, in Batesville, Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Tooele City Cemetery, Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James A Woods Jr
Harriet Fanny Crosweller
Marriage: 5 May 1864
Harriet Sarah Woods
James Crosweller Woods
William Henry Woods
Arthur C Woods
John David Woods
Ernest Brown Woods
Emma Fanny Woods

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 May 1864Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 4
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 23
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    Anglicized form of French Henriette, a feminine diminutive of Henry (French Henri) coined in the 17th century. It was quite common in England in the 18th and early 19th centuries.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

    Story Highlight

    Home of Harriet Fanny Crosweller and James Woods Jr --by Loya Shields Beck

    YESTERDAY – by Loya Shields Beck (In 1955 , Loya Shields Beck went to visit the ruins of the old Wood’s farm. The following are some thoughts and impressions that came to her while …

    Sources (43)

    • Harriet Fanny Crosweller, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Harriet F Woods, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Jannie Croswieller in entry for Ernest Brown Woods, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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