Ellen Adams

24 March 1874–27 July 1953 (Age 79)
Wilson, Texas, United States

The Life of Ellen

When Ellen Adams was born on 24 March 1874, in Wilson, Texas, United States, her father, William Adams, was 34 and her mother, Mary Woodward, was 31. She married Robert Woodward on 21 July 1897, in Floresville, Wilson, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 6, Wilson, Texas, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 8, Wilson, Texas, United States in 1910. She died on 27 July 1953, in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Woodward
Ellen Adams
Marriage: 21 July 1897
Gladys Woodward
Lillian Alberta Woodward
Edna Woodward
Emma Woodward
Lola Mae Woodward
Alta K Woodward

Spouse and Children

21 July 1897
Floresville, Wilson, Texas, United States




    Edna Woodward


    Emma Woodward


    Lola Mae Woodward


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    William Adams


    Mary Woodward




    Jefferson Adams




World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 2

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

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 (very common in England, especially in the south Midlands, and in Wales) and German (especially northwestern Germany): patronymic from the personal name Adam . In the U.S. this form has absorbed many patronymics and other derivatives of Adam in languages other than English. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ellen Woodward in household of Robert Woodward, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ellen Woodward in household of Robert Woodward, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ellen Woodward in household of James R Woodward, "United States Census, 1920"

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