Josephine Worden

9 February 1868–28 May 1953 (Age 85)
,, Wisconisn

The Life of Josephine

When Josephine Worden was born on 9 February 1868, her father, William Woodrow Worden, was 31 and her mother, Jane Smith, was 34. She married Florance G Woodman on 21 October 1894. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Willow, Richland, Wisconsin, United States for about 40 years. She died on 28 May 1953, at the age of 85, and was buried in Rockbridge, Richland, Wisconsin, United States.

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Florance G Woodman
Josephine Worden
Marriage: 21 October 1894
William McKinley Woodman
Floyd Francis Woodman
Clara J Woodman
Susie B Woodman
Joan Josephine Woodman
Florence J Woodman

Spouse and Children

21 October 1894


+1 More Child

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · P.T. Barnum's Circus Established in Wisconsin

Age 2

P.T. Barnum's Grand Traveling Museum, Menagerie, Caravan & Hippodrome was established in Delavan, Wisconsin in 1870.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 28

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): habitational name from a place near Chorley. Early forms consistently show the first syllable as Wer-, and the name is probably derived from Old English wer ‘weir’ + denu ‘valley’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Josephine Woodman in household of Floriene Woodman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Frankie J Woodman in household of Florence Woodman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Frankie J Woodman in household of Florence G Woodman, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"

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