George Samuel Woodward

1888–
Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George Samuel

When George Samuel Woodward was born in 1888, in Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas George Woodward, was 23 and his mother, Mary Ann Alsop, was 21. He lived in Whitnash, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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Family Time Line

Thomas George Woodward
1865–
Mary Ann Alsop
1867–
George Samuel Woodward
1888–
Caroline Sarah Woodward
1891–
Emily Louisa Ruth Woodward
1892–

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas George Woodward

    Male1865–Male

    Mary Ann Alsop

    Female1867–Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 16

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.
1908

Age 20

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1921 · British Unemployment Reaches Post-War High

Age 33

British unemployment reached a post-war high in July 1921 of 2.5 million people.

Name Meaning

English:1. occupational name for a forester employed to look after the trees and game in a forest, Middle English woodward (from the Old English elements mentioned at 2). 2. perhaps also from an Old English personal name Wuduweard, composed of the elements wudu ‘wood’ + weard ‘guardian’, ‘protector’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George S Woodward in household of Thomas G Woodward, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • George Samuel Woodward, "England, Warwickshire, Parish Registers, 1535-1984"
  • George Samuel Woodward in household of Thomas George Woodward, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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