Grace L. Woodson

Grace L. Woodson (maiden name: Lee) was born around 1852 in Port Jervis, New York, to Philip and Nancy Cunion Lee. She married Richard Goodridge Woodson on July 5, 1868, in Wentzville, Missouri. They had at least eight children: Gertrude, born around 1869; Alice, born around 1870; Charles, born around 1872; Tarlton, born in February of 1874; Nanny, born in October of 1876; Grace, born May of 1881; Freda, born in January of 1884; and George, born in August of 1889. While the 1900 census and her obituary later that they had a ninth child, his or her name and birthdate is unknown. Following her husband’s death on March 8, 1911, she applied for a pension, but received a denial due to Richard's dishonorable discharge from the army. She died on February 22, 1936, and is buried in Dardenne Prairie, Missouri.

Name:Woodson, Grace L.
Alternative names:
  • Lee, Grace (alternative name)
  • Spouse
  • UVA (Union)
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Birth date:1852
Birth date certainty:About
Birth place:Port Jervis, NY
Death date:1936-02-22
Death place:Dardenne, MO
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Person 1Relation TypePerson 2
Woodson, Grace L.parent ofWoodson, Gertrude
Woodson, Grace L.parent ofWoodson, Alice
Woodson, Grace L.parent ofWoodson, Charles
Woodson, Grace L.parent ofWoodson, Tarlton
Woodson, Grace L.parent ofWoodson, Nanny
Woodson, Grace L.parent ofWoodson, Grace
Woodson, Grace L.parent ofWoodson, Freda
Woodson, Grace L.parent ofWoodson, George
Woodson, Grace L.wife ofWoodson, Richard Goodridge

Pension Records for Richard Goodridge Woodson, RG15, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.; United States Federal Census, 1870, 1880, 1900; Missouri, Marriage Records, 1805-2002 for Richard Goodridge Woodson, accessed through; The Wentzville Union (Wentzville, Missouri), February 28, 1936.