Salmon Deshield Woodmansee

Brief Life History of Salmon Deshield

When Salmon Deshield Woodmansee was born on 30 January 1853, in Fairfield Township, Highland, Ohio, United States, his father, David Samuel Woodmansee, was 32 and his mother, Nancy Shockley, was 39. He married Mary Minerva Holmes on 11 February 1875, in Highland, Ohio, United States. He lived in Union Township, Jasper, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Sarcoxie, Jasper, Missouri, United States in 1880. He died on 1 March 1883, in Jasper, Missouri, United States, at the age of 30, and was buried in Park Cemetery, Marion Township, Jasper, Missouri, United States.

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Salmon Deshield Woodmansee
Anna Reed
Marriage: 13 January 1881

Sources (8)

  • Salmon Woodmansee in household of David Woodmansee, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Salmon D. Woodmansee, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
  • Salmon Deshield Woodmansee, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (7)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

English (London): habitational name from Woodmansey in East Yorkshire, probably named from Old English wudumann ‘woodman, forester’ + ‘sea, lake’ or from wudumannes (genitive form of wuduman) + ēa ‘river, stream’.

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

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