Elsie M Woodward

1886–
Suffolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elsie M

Elsie M Woodward was born in 1886, in Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. She married Alec Benjamin Butcher in 1925, in Wangford, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom.

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Alec Benjamin Butcher
1899–
Elsie M Woodward
1886–
Marriage: 1925

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1925
Wangford, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom

World Events (3)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 18

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.
1908

Age 22

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1914

Age 28

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

English:1. occupational name for a forester employed to look after the trees and game in a forest, Middle English woodward (from the Old English elements mentioned at 2). 2. perhaps also from an Old English personal name Wuduweard, composed of the elements wudu ‘wood’ + weard ‘guardian’, ‘protector’.

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

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