James Woodson

1845–10 October 1914 (Age 69)
Woodford, Kentucky, United States

The Life of James

When James Woodson was born in 1845, in Woodford, Kentucky, United States, his father, Edie Woodson, was 40 and his mother, Esther, was 25. He died on 10 October 1914, in Fayette, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Versailles, Woodford, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Woodson
1845–1914
Mrs James Woodson
–1914

Spouse and Children

    Male1845–1914Male

    Mrs James Woodson

    Female–1914Female

Parents and Siblings

    Male1805–Male

    Esther

    Female1820–Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1846

Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 5

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
1865

Age 20

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name for someone from Woodsome in West Yorkshire, named in Old English as æt wudu-hūsum ‘(place at) the houses in the wood’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • James Woodson, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"
  • James Woodson, "Kentucky, Vital Record Indexes, 1911-1999"

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