|Birth: ||Aug. 7, 1817|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Aug. 18, 1879|
Rockingham Township (Davenport)
Benjamin and Elizabeth were parents of Mary Ella who married Stephen Douglas Bawden. They also had a dtr Cornelia "Cornie" who married "JB" (John Baker) Phelps in a double ceremony with Mary Ella in the Woodward home. Both Benjamin and Elizabeth's parents are buried here, as are Cornie and JB who are in Sec 13 with a huge sarcophagus and 2 headstones. Benjamin's sister Louisa married Frank Grace, they had a son "Frankie" Francis and they are buried here in Sec 10, and there is a Woodward-Morgan Lot where there is no information in the database because they were reinterred from the City Cemetery which floods and is not in a pretty section of Davenport. Jacob Eldridge of this city, progenitor of the cities of Eldridge, Iowa, and Eldridge, North Dakota, married on 1 June 1848 in Davenport, Benjamin's sister Mary Louise(a). She was also the dtr of Joseph Smith and Mary Forman Woodward. This marriage lasted 18 mos as Mary Louise died Dec 1849 in Davenport and is buried on the above mentioned Woodward-Morgan lot.
Elizabeth Evans Morgan Woodward died from pneumonia and dropsy and was interred Apr 9, 1871.
Benjamin Beckwith Woodward died from "liver and kidneys" (Oakdale database) and was interred 20 Aug 1879.
Elizabeth Evans Morgan Woodward (1822 - 1871)*
Mary Ella Woodward Bawden (1848 - 1932)*
Louisa Florence Woodward Grace (1850 - 1915)*
Morgan Smith Woodward (1855 - 1908)*
Note: 1st Lt Woodward, son, died in WWI in France. There is a cenotaph on this lot and a Woodward marker with his name and dates.
Oakdale Memorial Gardens
Plot: #1866 Sec 10 Lot 55 with Morgan Smith, Benny G and wife Elizabeth
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Originally Created by: Carol
Record added: Oct 02, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30269190