Alfred George Woodland

25 December 1835–5 November 1901 (Age 65)
Puckington, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Alfred George

When Alfred George Woodland was born on 25 December 1835, in Puckington, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Woodland, was 25 and his mother, Hannah Prince, was 24. He married Elizabeth Ridgeway on 11 November 1860, in Caerwent, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Caerwent, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1871 and Richmond, Virginia, United States in 1901. He died on 5 November 1901, in Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Richmond City Cemetery, Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alfred George Woodland
Nielsine Dorthea Thomsen
Marriage: 1875
Niels Peter Johansen Nielsen Jr.
Elizabeth Woodland
Amelia Woodland
Emily Ann Woodland
Alfred George Woodland
William Thomas WOODLAND
Rosina Eliza Woodland
Sarah Dorthea Woodland
Noah Lorenzo Woodland
Leonard Woodland
Ephraim James Woodland
Milton Prince Woodland

Spouse and Children

Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 8

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 9

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 19

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone living in an area of woodland, from Old English wudu ‘wood’ + land ‘land’, or a habitational name from any of the numerous places, for example in Devon, Dorset, Kent, and Somerset, named with these elements.

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

Story Highlight

Noah Lorenzo Woodland; An Autobiography

I was born Oct. 21, 1890 in Richmond, Cache county, Utah, son of Alfred Woodland and Nielsine Dorthea (Sena) Thompson. The population of Richmond was 1800, mostly L.D.S. members. Most of the o …

Sources (3)

  • Alford Woodland in household of George Woodland, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Alfred Woodland in household of Geo Woodland, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Alfred Woodland, "United States Census, 1880"

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