John E. Woodell

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John E. Woodell

Birthplace: Robeson, North Carolina, USA
Death: Died in Pembroke, Robeson, North Carolina, USA
Place of Burial: Robeson, North Carolina, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of James Amos Woodell and Nancy Woodell
Husband of Minnie Woodell
Father of Gladys Ina Sampson and Gertrude Godwin
Brother of Maud Beulah Oxendine

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About John E. Woodell

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Birth: Dec. 16, 1884 Robeson County North Carolina, USA

Death: Oct. 23, 1946 Pembroke Robeson County North Carolina, USA

John Edmond was the son of James Amos and Nancy Oxendine Woodell.

He married Minnie Sanderson on Apr. 24, 1905 in the Burnt Swamp section of Robeson county, North Carolina.

The following was taken from the Oct. 24, 1946 edition of THE ROBESONIAN:

John E. Woodell, 61, died at his home in Pembroke Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. He had been employed at Pates Supply Co. for some 20 years.

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Minnie Woodell; 3 sons, Lacy Woodell of Clayton, N. J. Zeb Woodell of Philadelphia, Pa., and Leon F. Woodell of Pembroke; six daughters, Mrs. Charles Chavis of Rowland, R. 1, Mrs. D. W. Locklear of Philadelphia, Mrs. Van Sampson and Mrs. Langford Godwin of Pembroke, Mrs. J. N. Walker of Mill Springs, Mrs. J. Mark Lockelar of Fairmont, Rt. 3; three brothers in Pembroke and two in Macon, Ga.; and 7 sisters, all of Pembroke.

Funeral services will be held Friday, the hour not having yet been set. Interment will be in Oxendine cemetery near Pembroke.

Mr. Woodell was a member of Union Chapel Methodist Church.

  • **NOTE: His sister, Maud Beulah Woodell Oxendine, is also buried at the Oxendine Cemetery on Oak Grove Church Road.

Family links:

  • Nancy Oxendine Woodell (1867 - 1920)
  • Minnie Sanderson Woodell (1883 - 1971)*
  • Gladys Ina Woodell Sampson (1912 - 2003)*
  • Gertrude Woodell Godwin (1915 - 1985)*


They loved them most who knew them best

Burial: Oxendine Cemetery Robeson County North Carolina, USA

Created by: melanie Record added: Sep 07, 2012 Find A Grave Memorial# 96662253

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John E. Woodell's Timeline

December 16, 1884
Robeson, North Carolina, USA
May 25, 1912
Age 27
Robeson, North Carolina, USA
May 25, 1915
Age 30
North Carolina, USA
October 23, 1946
Age 61
Pembroke, Robeson, North Carolina, USA
Robeson, North Carolina, USA