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Lucy Minerva Woodward

3 December 1817–23 April 1901

Born 3 Dec. 1817 in Petersham, Worcester Co., Massachusetts.[1] Daughter of David Woodward and Deiadama Hare.[2] Sister of EBW.[3] Married first Henry Hinsdale Granger, 30 Mar. 1837, at Hardwick, Worchester Co.; six children.[4] Widowed, 30 Oct. 1864.[5] Married second George R. Hewlings, 17 Oct. 1867, in Porter Co., Indiana.[6] Wrote poems that appeared in the Contributor, the Woman’s Exponent, and the Magazine of Poetry: A Quarterly Review.[7] Died 23 Apr. 1901 in Salt Lake City; buried in Chicago.[8]

 

[1]EBW, Diary, vol. 1, 1844–1846, pp. 1, 19. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 3 Jan. 2018), Lucy Minerva Woodward (L7GN-WCG). 

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

[3] Carole Cornwall Madsen, Emmeline B. Wells: An Intimate History (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2017), 503. EBW, Diary, 16 Oct. 1874 and 24 Apr. 1901.

[4] EBW, Diary, vol. 1, 1844–1846, pp. 1, 19. Hardwick, MA, Town Selectmen, Town Proceedings and Vital Records, 1730–1896, vol. 3A, p. 216, Henry H. Grainger and Lucy M. Woodward, 30 Mar. 1837, microfilm 763668, FHL. Lucius R. Paige, History of Hardwick, Massachusetts, with a Genealogical Register (New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Co., 1883), 386. “Lucy M. Hewlings,” Woman’s Exponent, 15 May 1901, 105.

[5] Lucius R. Paige, History of Hardwick, Massachusetts, with a Genealogical Register (New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Co., 1883), 386.

[6] Porter Co., IN, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Marriage Records, 1836–1950, Marriage Record, item 2, p. 330, George R. Hewlings and Lucy M. Granger, 17 Oct. 1867, microfilm 1686156, FHL. Lucius R. Paige, History of Hardwick, Massachusetts, with a Genealogical Register (New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Co., 1883), 386.

[7] “Overcome Evil with Good,” Contributor 13, no. 1 (Nov. 1891): 36. “The Sad Message,” Woman’s Exponent, 15 Jan. 1881, 1. “Thanksgiving,” and “Heroes,” Magazine of Poetry: A Quarterly Review 3 (Jan.–Oct. 1891): 436.

[8] “Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849–1949,” p. 146 (1901), Mrs. L. M. Hewlings; citing Management and Archives, Salt Lake City, UT; microfilm 4139834, FHL. EBW, Diary, 23–25 Apr. 1901. “Lucy M. Hewlings,” Woman’s Exponent, 15 May 1901, 105.