Henry Woodmansee

8 December 1829–12 July 1876 (Age 46)
Fairfield Township, Highland, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Henry

When Henry Woodmansee was born on 8 December 1829, in Fairfield Township, Highland, Ohio, United States, his father, James Woodmansee, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Ann 'Sary' Terrell, was 25. He married Esther Maria Parr on 1 December 1869, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1853 and lived in Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 12 July 1876, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Woodmansee
Esther Maria Parr
Marriage: 1 December 1869
James Joseph Parr Woodmansee
Henry Albert Woodmansee
Charles Parr Woodmansee
Elizabeth Liberty 'Birdie' Woodmansee

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 December 1869Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 1
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 4
    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.
    Age 17
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English (London): habitational name from Woodmansey in East Yorkshire, probably named from Old English wudumann ‘woodman, forester’ + ‘sea, lake’ or from wudumannes (genitive form of wuduman) + ēa ‘river, stream’.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Excerpt from a document by Clyde E. Palmer

    Original document is 145 pages and found here https://www.familysearch.org/photos/artifacts/36124295?p=12956314&returnLabel=Henry%20A%20Woodmansee%20(KWVH-WPF)&returnUrl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.familysearch …

    Sources (48)

    • Henry Woodmansy in entry for Elizabeth L McAlister, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Henry Woodmansee, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Henry in entry for Chas P Woodmansee, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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