Charlotte Woods

20 May 1814–21 September 1899 (Age 85)
Sangerfield, Oneida, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Charlotte

When Charlotte Woods was born on 20 May 1814, in Sangerfield, Oneida, New York, United States, her father, Levi Farnsworth Woods, was 22 and her mother, Roxana Cresson, was 21. She married Gideon Hayden Carter on 22 May 1833, in Huron, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Utah, Utah, United States in 1850 and Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 21 September 1899, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Higbee Jr.
Charlotte Woods
Marriage: 30 April 1842
Don Carlos Carter Higbee
Minerva Melinda Higbee
Hyrum Carson Higbee
Clarinda Sophia Higbee
Charlotte Louise Higbee

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 April 1842Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 5
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    Age 13
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 25
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Wood with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s.Irish: adopted as a translation of Ó Cuill ‘descendant of Coll’ (see Quill ), or in Ulster of Mac Con Coille ‘son of Cú Choille’, a personal name meaning ‘hound of the wood’, which has also been mistranslated Cox , as if formed with coileach ‘cock, rooster’.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Family Organization 1955 - 1956

    Isaac Higbee and Sophia Somers Family Organization 1955-1956 Printed at Provo, Utah July 1956 Volume 1 Number 2. On Research The spirit of Genealogy's come to our house to stay. To help us doing te …

    Sources (30)

    • Charlotte Higbee, "United States Census, 1850"
    • 1834 - Charlotte Wood, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1994"
    • 1924 - Charlot Woods in entry for Clarinda Higby Graves, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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