William Henry Woodruff, 18741945 (aged 70 years)

William Henry Woodruff
Name
William Henry /Woodruff/
Birth October 24, 1874 25 22
Occupation
Businessman seed business, State Legislator, State Senator

Death of a motherSusan Glenny Furman
June 16, 1882 (aged 7 years)
Marriage of a parentFrank Henry WoodruffElla Josephine PlattView this family
August 16, 1883 (aged 8 years)

Birth of a half-sisterFlorence Ethel Woodruff
June 21, 1884 (aged 9 years)
Birth of a half-brotherHarold Frank Woodruff
July 15, 1885 (aged 10 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherCharlotte Erneline Nettleton
April 7, 1888 (aged 13 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJeremiah Woodruff
December 19, 1890 (aged 16 years)
Marriage of a siblingCharles Howard LindleyCarrie Louise WoodruffView this family
October 6, 1892 (aged 17 years)

MarriageClara Louise SmithView this family
October 6, 1897 (aged 22 years)
Birth of a daughterSusan Emma Woodruff
March 21, 1901 (aged 26 years)
Birth of a daughterEdythe Josephine Woodruff
July 22, 1904 (aged 29 years)
Marriage of a half-siblingRobert Hill LeachFlorence Ethel WoodruffView this family
October 18, 1905 (aged 30 years)

Birth of a daughterFlorence Louise Woodruff
May 14, 1906 (aged 31 years)
Marriage of a half-siblingHarold Frank WoodruffJeanette Elizabeth WashburnView this family
November 2, 1911 (aged 37 years)
Marriage of a parentFrank Henry WoodruffLillian BoothView this family
November 22, 1912 (aged 38 years)

Death of a sisterCarrie Louise Woodruff
October 4, 1920 (aged 45 years)
Marriage of a childMorris Woods AbbottSusan Emma WoodruffView this family
August 30, 1922 (aged 47 years)
Birth of a granddaughterBarbara Abbott
July 8, 1926 (aged 51 years)
Death of a granddaughterBarbara Abbott
July 9, 1926 (aged 51 years)

Death of a fatherFrank Henry Woodruff
July 24, 1927 (aged 52 years)
Birth of a granddaughterAlicia Ann Abbott
December 16, 1927 (aged 53 years)
Marriage of a childHerbert Minty PetersonEdythe Josephine WoodruffView this family
April 28, 1928 (aged 53 years)

Birth of a grandsonWilliam Woodruff Abbott
March 8, 1931 (aged 56 years)
Birth of a grandsonJohn Woodruff Peterson
November 16, 1931 (aged 57 years)
Marriage of a childRaymond L. BishopFlorence Louise WoodruffView this family
June 18, 1932 (aged 57 years)

Birth of a granddaughterAnn Louise Peterson
March 27, 1935 (aged 60 years)
Marriage of a childElwood E. FranklinFlorence Louise WoodruffView this family
October 12, 1940 (aged 65 years)

Birth of a granddaughterDeborah Judith Franklin
July 26, 1941 (aged 66 years)
Number of children
3

Submitter

Death April 30, 1945 (aged 70 years)
Burial
Family with parents
father
18491927
Birth: July 15, 1849 38 39Orange Connecticut
Death: July 24, 1927Crawford Nebraska
mother
18521882
Birth: April 2, 1852Milford Connecticut
Death: June 16, 1882Milford Connecticut
Marriage
Marriage: September 15, 1870Milford Connecticut
2 years
elder sister
18721920
Birth: November 5, 1872 23 20Milford Connecticut
Death: October 4, 1920Boston Massachusetts
2 years
himself
William Henry Woodruff
18741945
Birth: October 24, 1874 25 22Orange Connecticut
Death: April 30, 1945Milford Connecticut
Father’s family with Ella Josephine Platt
father
18491927
Birth: July 15, 1849 38 39Orange Connecticut
Death: July 24, 1927Crawford Nebraska
step-mother
18531911
Birth: March 31, 1853Milford Connecticut
Death: September 13, 1911Milford Connecticut
Marriage
Marriage: August 16, 1883
10 months
half-sister
13 months
half-brother
1885
Birth: July 15, 1885 36 32Milford Connecticut
Father’s family with Lillian Booth
father
18491927
Birth: July 15, 1849 38 39Orange Connecticut
Death: July 24, 1927Crawford Nebraska
step-mother
Marriage
Marriage: November 22, 1912
Family with Clara Louise Smith
himself
William Henry Woodruff
18741945
Birth: October 24, 1874 25 22Orange Connecticut
Death: April 30, 1945Milford Connecticut
wife
18781980
Birth: August 17, 1878Milford Connecticut
Death: March 22, 1980Milford Connecticut
Marriage
Marriage: October 6, 1897Milford Connecticut
4 years
daughter
Susan Emma Woodruff
19011994
Birth: March 21, 1901 26 22Milford Connecticut
Death: December 13, 1994Palm Beach Gardens Florida
3 years
daughter
19041988
Birth: July 22, 1904 29 25Milford Connecticut
Death: November 22, 1988New Britain Connecticut
22 months
daughter
19061962
Birth: May 14, 1906 31 27Milford Connecticut
Death: November 6, 1962El Cajon California
SourceWoodruff Geneology
Note

Abbott # 1287 Born in the section of Orange called "Turkey Hill", he rem at an early age to Milford, where his father had bought a farm, attended district school in Orange, graduated Milford High School 1892. After a few months attendance at a business school, he went into the market gardening business with his father. The winter of 1895-6 he was a locomotive fireman for the NYNH&HRR. He worked as a seed salesman for S.D.Woodruff & Sons of Orange 1900-02, then with his father started their own seed growing and selling operations, which developed into one of the largest vegetable seed firms in the country,— F. H. Woodruff & Sons, Inc. He was its president until his death. Its business was conducted on the farm until the completion of a new warehouse in Milford "Center" in 1912. Always interested in town affairs, he represented Milford in the state legislature 2 terms and was a member of the House Committee on Finance, then in 1924 was elected State Senator from the 14th Dist. and was on the Senate Comm. on Roads, Rivers and Bridges. He was an active member of the Plymouth (Congregational) Church, the Milford Club, the Milford Wheel Club, and I.O.R.M. He was for years a director of the Milford Trust Company.