Jesse James Woodward

6 February 1903–18 December 1969 (Age 66)
Grangeville, St. Helena, Louisiana, United States

The Life Summary of Jesse James

When Jesse James Woodward was born on 6 February 1903, in Grangeville, St. Helena, Louisiana, United States, his father, James Pleasant Woodward, was 26 and his mother, Nannie Emma Nesom, was 26. He had at least 5 sons and 1 daughter with Velma Eubanks. He lived in East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States in 1935 and Police Jury Ward 3, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States in 1940. He died on 18 December 1969, in Baker, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Harrell Cemetery, St. Helena, Louisiana, United States.

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Jesse James Woodward
Velma Eubanks
Hillary Vernon Woodward
Jessie Woodard
Robert Edward Woodward
Beverly Ann Woodward
John Paul Woodward
Ronald Ray Woodward

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World Events (8)

Age 1
St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1906 · Saving Food Labels
Age 3
The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
Age 20
Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a forester employed to look after the trees and game in a forest, Middle English woodward (from Old English wudu ‘wood’ + weard ‘guardian, protector’).History: Henry Woodward emigrated from England in 1635 and settled first in Dorchester, MA, and subsequently in Northampton, MA. He had many prominent descendants. Another Henry Woodward, born c. 1646 in the British West Indies, was the first English settler in SC (1664).

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

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Sources (21)

  • Jessie Woodard, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jesse James Woodward in entry for Mr Russell Melvin Daughty, "Mississippi, County Marriages, 1858-1979"
  • Jesse J Woodard in entry for Ronald Roy Woodard, "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960"

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