Thomas Hobart Woodbury

4 July 1822–6 June 1899 (Age 76)
New Salem, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas Hobart

When Thomas Hobart Woodbury was born on 4 July 1822, in New Salem, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Jeremiah Woodbury, was 31 and his mother, Elizabeth Bartlett, was 28. He married Catherine Rebecca Haskell on 8 May 1842, in New Salem, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He registered for military service in 1849. He died on 6 June 1899, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Hobart Woodbury
Catherine Rebecca Haskell
Marriage: 8 May 1842
Sarah Elizabeth Woodbury
Mary Malinda McKenzie Woodbury
John Haskell Woodbury
Catherine Maria Haskell Woodbury
Thomas Hobart Woodbury Jr
Mary Cornelia Woodbury

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 May 1842New Salem, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 3
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 8
    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.
    Age 24
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English (Somerset and Devon): habitational name from Woodbury in Devon, named from Old English wudu ‘wood’ + byrig, dative of burg ‘fortress’, or from either of two places called Woodborough, in Nottinghamshire and Wiltshire. The Nottinghamshire placename has the same origin as Woodbury in Devon. Woodborough in Wiltshire is named with the same first element + Old English beorg ‘hill’.History: John Woodbury emigrated from Somerset, England, to Gloucester, MA, in 1623.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Jeremiah Woodbury & Elizabeth Bartlett

    Written by Leland and Myrlene Woodbury in 1978. Jeremiah Woodbury, sixth child and second son of John Woodbury and Mary Ward, was born in Leverett, Franklin County, Massachusetts, March 9, 1791, but l …

    Sources (71)

    • Thomas Woodberry, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Thos. H. in entry for Thomas Herbert Woodbury and Mary Ann Frouyer, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • MILITARY SERVICE: 1st regiment Nauvoo Legion: Thomas H Woodbury, "Utah, Territorial Militia Records, 1849-1877"

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