Lucinda Adelia Woodland

January 1841–1 May 1881 (Age 40)
Adams, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Lucinda Adelia

When Lucinda Adelia Woodland was born in January 1841, in Adams, Illinois, United States, her father, John Woodland, was 64 and her mother, Celia Stapleford, was 39. She married William Brown before 1865, in Box Elder, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850 and Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850. She died on 1 May 1881, in Bingham, Idaho, United States, at the age of 40.

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Family Time Line

William Brown
1840–
Lucinda Adelia Woodland
1841–1881
Marriage: before 1865
Celia Elizabeth Brown
1865–1941

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    before 1865Box Elder, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 5
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847
    Age 6
    Historical Boundaries: 1847: Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
    1856 · The Largest Map Company in the World
    Age 15
    William Rand opened a small printing shop in Chicago. Doing most of the work himself for the first two years he decided to hire some help. Rand Hired Andrew McNally, an Irish Immigrant, to work in his shop. After doing business with the Chicago Tribune, Rand and McNally were hired to run the Tribune's entire printing operation. Years later, Rand and McNally established Rand McNally & Co after purchasing the Tribune's printing business. They focused mainly on printing tickets, complete railroad guides and timetables for the booming railroad industry around the city. What made the company successful was the detailed maps of roadways, along with directions to certain places. Rand McNally was the first major map publisher to embrace a system of numbered highways and erected many of the roadside highway signs that have been adopted by state and federal highway authorities. The company is still making and updating the world maps that are looked at every day.

    Name Meaning

    English (Somerset): from Middle English wodeland (wode ‘wood’ + land(e), lond(e) ‘land’, Old English wuduland). The surname may be topographic, for a person who lived at or near a wood or woodland, or habitational, for a person from any of various places so named, such as Woodland (Devon), Woodlands (Dorset), and Woodlands in Almondsbury (Gloucestershire).

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

    Sources (23)

    • Lucinda Woodland in household of John Woodland, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Lucinda Woodland in household of Jno Woodland, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Lucinda Adelia Woodland in entry for Celia Elizabeth Robinson, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1938-1961"

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