George Morris Woodruff, 18361930 (aged 94 years)

George Morris Woodruff
Name
George Morris /Woodruff/
Birth March 3, 1836 30 29
Occupation
Lawyer, Judge, Justice of the peace, State assemblyman, Bank president, Commissioner of various boards

Death of a paternal grandfatherMorris Woodruff
May 17, 1840 (aged 4 years)
Graduation
Type: Yale
1857 (aged 20 years)

Note: B.A.
Graduation
Type: Harvard Law School
1859 (aged 22 years)

MarriageElizabeth Ferris ParsonsView this family
June 13, 1860 (aged 24 years)
Birth of a sonGeorge Caitlin Woodruff
June 23, 1861 (aged 25 years)
Birth of a daughterEliza Parsons Woodruff
November 12, 1865 (aged 29 years)
Birth of a sonJames Parsons Woodruff
October 20, 1868 (aged 32 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherCandace Catlin
July 21, 1871 (aged 35 years)
Death of a fatherGeorge Catlin Woodruff
November 21, 1885 (aged 49 years)
Marriage of a childGeorge Caitlin WoodruffLucy Este CrawfordView this family
November 5, 1889 (aged 53 years)

Death of a motherHenrietta Sophronia Seymour
June 22, 1892 (aged 56 years)

Marriage of a childAlexander McNeillEliza Parsons WoodruffView this family
June 13, 1894 (aged 58 years)

Marriage of a childJames Parsons WoodruffLillian Churchill BellView this family
February 12, 1895 (aged 58 years)
Birth of a granddaughterMildred McNeill
September 9, 1895 (aged 59 years)

Birth of a granddaughterElizabeth Woodruff McNeill
July 14, 1897 (aged 61 years)

Birth of a granddaughterLillian Bell Woodruff
August 23, 1897 (aged 61 years)
Birth of a granddaughterCandace Catlin Woodruff
July 28, 1902 (aged 66 years)
Birth of a granddaughterRuth Alexandra McNeill
August 19, 1903 (aged 67 years)

Birth of a granddaughterIsabell Parsons Woodruff
February 3, 1905 (aged 68 years)
Death of a wifeElizabeth Ferris Parsons
May 14, 1911 (aged 75 years)
Marriage of a grandsonWilliam Bernard ClarkLillian Bell WoodruffView this family
August 18, 1917 (aged 81 years)

Marriage of a grandsonWilliam Wallace BenjaminCandace Catlin WoodruffView this family
September 13, 1924 (aged 88 years)

Death of a sonGeorge Caitlin Woodruff
March 17, 1929 (aged 93 years)
Number of children
3

Submitter

Death April 29, 1930 (aged 94 years)
Family with parents
father
George Catlin Woodruff
18051885
Birth: December 1, 1805 28Litchfield Connecticut
Death: November 21, 1885Litchfield Connecticut
mother
Marriage
Marriage: September 28, 1829
19 months
elder sister
18311834
Birth: April 11, 1831 25 24Litchfield Connecticut
Death: July 30, 1834Litchfield Connecticut
5 years
himself
George Morris Woodruff
18361930
Birth: March 3, 1836 30 29Litchfield Connecticut
Death: April 29, 1930Litchfield Connecticut
Family with Elizabeth Ferris Parsons
himself
George Morris Woodruff
18361930
Birth: March 3, 1836 30 29Litchfield Connecticut
Death: April 29, 1930Litchfield Connecticut
wife
18321911
Birth: May 26, 1832New York New York
Death: May 14, 1911Litchfield Connecticut
Marriage
Marriage: June 13, 1860Flushing New York
13 months
son
18611929
Birth: June 23, 1861 25 29Litchfield Connecticut
Death: March 17, 1929Litchfield Connecticut
4 years
daughter
18651946
Birth: November 12, 1865 29 33Litchfield Connecticut
Death: April 7, 1946Litchfield Connecticut
3 years
son
18681931
Birth: October 20, 1868 32 36Litchfield Connecticut
Death: September 13, 1931Litchfield Connecticut
SourceWoodruff Geneology
Graduation

B.A.

Note

Abbott # 1013

Prepared for Yale at Phillips-Andover, grad Yale B.A. 1857, member Kappa Sigma Epsilon and Psi Upsilon fraternities. Studied law in Litchfield 1857-58 and Harvard Law School 1859, admitted to the bar 1859. He practised law in Litchfield, his s James P. being associated with him after 1894. He served as judge of probate for the Litchfield District 1868-1906 excepting for one year, town treasurer 1860-1906, town clerk 1865-68. He was also assistant clerk of the Superior Court and justice of the peace, a member of the General Assembly 1863, 1865 and 1872, commissioner from Connecticut to the Universal Exposition at Hamburg 1863, state railroad commissioner 1874-97. He was president of the Litchfield Savings Bank 1885-1930, of the First National Bank of Litchfield 1899-1930, of the Litchfield Mutual Fire Insurance Co. beginning 1902 and its treasurer 1885-1902, an organizer of the Colonial Trust Co. of Waterbury, Conn., serving as director and vice president for several years. From 1865-77 he was on the state board of education; was deacon of the Litchfield Congregational Church for 50 years. He was a member of many organizations of varied interests— church, history, archeology, the bar, banking, etc.