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James Woodward

14 February 1823–3 December 1880

Born 14 Feb. 1823 in Petersham, Worcester Co., Massachusetts.[1] Son of David Woodward and Diadama Hare.[2] Brother of EBW.[3] Married Mary Jane Bean, 2 Sept. 1851, at Battleboro, Windham Co., Vermont.[4] Moved to West Springfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, by 1860.[5] Worked as a painter.[6] Died 3 Dec. 1880 in West Springfield.[7] EBW visited his graveside, 12 Mar. 1891.[8]

 

 

[1] EBW, Diary, 14 Feb. 1903. 1855 Massachusetts State Census, West Springfield, Hampden Co., p. 34, James Woodward. "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Sept. 2019), James David Woodward (KCM6-9M7).

[2] Carol Cornwall Madsen, Emmeline B. Wells: An Intimate History (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2017), 503. 

[3] Carol Cornwall Madsen, Emmeline B. Wells: An Intimate History (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2017), 503. 

[4] Brattleboro, VT, Town Clerk, Births, Marriages, Deaths, 1787–2002, vol. 3, p. 85, no. 100, James Woodward and Mary J. Bean, 2 Sept. 1851, microfilm 2317132, DGS 5489898, image 293/1268, FHL. 

[5] 1860 U.S. Census, West Springfield, Hampden Co., MA, p. 460, James Woodward.

[6] 1855 Massachusetts State Census, West Springfield, Hampden Co., p. 34, James Woodward. Consolidated Lists of Civil War Draft Registrations, 1863–1865, NM-65, entry 172, Massachusetts 10th, vol. 3, no. 287, West Springfield, James Woodward, Records of the Provost Marshal General’s Bureau (Civil War), Record Group 110, National Archives, Washington DC. 

[7] Massachusetts, Secretary of the Commonwealth, Births, Marriages (1841–1895), and Deaths (1841–1899), Deaths, vol. 319, p. 397, no. 67, James D. Woodward, 3 Dec. 1880, microfilm 960218, DGS 4221433, image 422/755, FHL. “James D. Woodward,” Meeting House Hill Cemetery, West Springfield, Hampden Co., MA; Find a Grave, posted 22 Sept. 2010, memorial no. 59039085 (http://findagrave.com, accessed 6 Sept. 2019). 

[8] EBW, Diary, 12 Mar. 1891.