Mary Ellen Woodward

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Mary Ellen Woodward (Montanye)

Also Known As: "Mary Ellen Young"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: Died in San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California, United States
Place of Burial: San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Montanye and Hannah Calwalader Montanye
Wife of James Boyd Woodward
Ex-wife of Brigham Young, President of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Mother of Raymond Woodward; William de la Montagne Woodward; Josephine de la Montagne Coopwood and Margaret Louisa Woodward
Sister of Rebecca Ann Woodward (Montanye) and Margaret Brown Asson (Montanye)

Occupation: mormon pioneer wife of brigham young
Managed by: Randy Stebbing
Last Updated:

About Mary Ellen Woodward

The people below are probably siblings or children. This list is from http://lds.org/churchhistory/library/pioneercompanysearchresults/1,15792,4017-1,00.html

Unidentified Companies (1850)

Woodward, James Boyd (49)

Woodward, Josephine de la Montaigne (9)

Woodward, Margaret Louisa (1)

Woodward, Mary A. de la Montaigne (45)

Woodward, Raymond de la Montaigne (16)

Woodward, William de la Montaigne (14)

"...Mary Ellen Woodward applied to the Nauvoo High Council in about 1844 for a divorce from James B. Woodward, her Mormon husband, on grounds of physical cruelty to her and their three children. After she was sealed to Brigham Young, James persuaded her to come back to him; and by her request, Brigham Young granted a divorce. However, her letter to Brigham Young on 25 February 1847 asks, "If I do all I can and after this he treats me bad, will you let me leave him and live with my children?"..."

SOURCE: Determing and Defing 'Wife': The Brigham Young Households" by Jeffery Ogden Johnson.

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Mary Ellen Woodward's Timeline

1805
May 2, 1805
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States
1834
January 4, 1834
Age 28
1835
October 4, 1835
Age 30
1841
June 4, 1841
Age 36
Chesterfield Township, Burlington County, New Jersey, United States
1846
February 2, 1846
Age 40
December 13, 1846
Age 41
1847
1847
Age 41
1894
August 4, 1894
Age 89
San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California, United States
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San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States