Andrew S. Woods

1879–1953 (Age 74)
Manitowoc, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Andrew S.

When Andrew S. Woods was born in September 1879, in Manitowoc, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Israel C. Woods, was 28 and his mother, Anna L Sniffin, was 27. He married Elizabeth Fenrick on 30 July 1908, in Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. He died on 18 December 1953, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Andrew S. Woods
Elizabeth Fenrick
Marriage: 30 July 1908

Spouse and Children


    Elizabeth Fenrick


30 July 1908
Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Israel C. Woods


    Anna L Sniffin





    Mamie F Woods


    Jeanette Lois Woods


    Mary F Woods



World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1885 · The World's First Skyscraper

Age 6

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 21

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived in the woods ( see Wood ).2 Irish: English name 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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Andrew Woods in household of Woods, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Andrew S Woods in household of C Woods, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Al R. Woods, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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