John Aaron's Top Matches
About John Aaron Woodfield
(son of Thomas Woodfield and Ann Hasson of Warwickshire, England; former died in 1859, latter in 1897). He was born near Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. Drove oxteam to Utah 1862, Kimball and Lawrence company.
Married: Rachel Roylance 1865 (daughter of William Roylance and Mary Yarwood of Ogden).
Mary Ann, married James Dudman; Jane, married William A. Chadwick; Rachel, died aged 18; Charlotte, married Albert Ward; Elizabeth; John A., married May Chadwick; Thomas A., died aged 30; Isabel; Emily, married Ward Fisher; Rosene, married William McEntire; William G.; Harriet E., married Norton Bowns.
Family home North Ogden, Utah.
Elder. Settled at North Ogden 1865. Watermaster for the Cold Water Creek Irrigation Company; director and president North Ogden Irrigation Company Breeder of thoroughbred stock; farmer; holds many prizes for the excellence of his wheat and barley; an exhibit of his seeds having received honorable mention at the World’s Columbian Exposition 1893, in Chicago. Sources:
Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah photographs, page 569 Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1260