m. 7 Jan 1892
- Albert Parish Woody1893 - 1967
- H. Albert Parish Woody1893 - 1967
- W. Lena Gurney1903 - 1989
m. abt 1941
Facts and Events
||Albert Parish Woody
||13 Jan 1893
||Cynthiana, Harrison County, Kentucky
||Cynthiana, Harrison County, Kentucky
||Mayfield, Kentuckyto Mary Elizabeth Ridgeway
||5 Jun 1917
||Mayfield, Graves County, KentuckyWWI Draft Reg
||Mayfield, Graves County, Kentucky
||New Orleans, Louisiana
||Ardoyne Plantation, Terrebonne Parish, Louisianato Mary Frances Shaffer
||(his 3rd wife, her 2nd husband)
to Lena Gurney
||Panama City, Florida
Albert Parish Woody sketch in History of KentuckyS2
Albert Parish Woody is one of the youngest county highway engineers in Kentucky. He took the engineering profession while still in college, and practically all his time and service for a decade have been given to railroad and other engineering service.
Mr. Woody, whose home is at Mayfield, was born at Cynthiana, Kentucky, January 13, 1893.
His grandfather, Albert M. Woody, was born in Belfast, Ireland, in 1828, and when a child was brought by his parents to America. The family settled at Tuscola, Illinois, where Albert M. Woody was reared and married and where for many years he conducted a mercantile establishment. Later he removed to Long Beach, California, and spent his last days at Lacombe, Alberta, Canada, where he died in 1915.
Horatio A. Woody, father of Albert Parish Woody, was born at Tuscola, Illinois, in 1864, was reared in that vicinity of Illinois, and for a number of years was a traveling representative for the Cincinnati Coffin Company, covering as his territory Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama and Arkansas. He died at Greenville, Mississippi, April 22, 1920. He was a republican in politics and a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. While on a visit at Cynthiana, Kentucky, he met Miss Anna Harriet Parish, and they were married there in 1891. She is still living in Cynthiana where she was born in 1864.
The only son of his parents Albert Parish Woody acquired his early education in the public schools of Cynthiana, and also attended Smith's Classical School and graduated from the Cynthiana High School. Mr. Woody completed his junior year in Kentucky State University at Lexington, leaving college in 1912. He is a member of the Sigma Nu college fraternity.
In the meantime he had acquired much valuable training for two years in the engineering department of the Louisville and Nashville Railway, and from 1912 to 1914 was in the engineering department of the Virginian Railway. Following that for three years he was an engineer for the Kentucky State Road Department, and in 1917 was put on the large staff of engineers employed by the Interstate Commerce Commission in estimating the valuation of the railways. He performed this work with headquarters at St. Louis until December, 1917, when he was appointed to his present duties as county road engineer of Graves County, with an office in the courthouse.
Mr. Woody is a certified member of the A. A. E., is a democrat, a member of the Presbyterian Church, and is affiliated with Mayfield Lodge No. 679, A. F. & A. M., Mayfield Chapter No. 69, R. A. M., and Mayfield Lodge No. 565 of the Elks.
At Mayfield in 1917 he married Miss Mary Elizabeth Ridgway, daughter of J. W. and Blanche (Kendall) Ridgway, residents of Mayfield. Her father is a well known business man, a member of Lochridge and Ridgway Hardware Company. Mrs. Woody graduated from St. Vincent's Academy near Louisville. The only child of their marriage is Billee Annette, born June 3, 1918.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Albert Parish Woody, in United States. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M1509).
Card #2238 Stamped)
Albert Parish Woody, age 24
Home Address: Mayfield, Ky
Born: Jan 13, 1893; Cynthiana, Ky
Employment: Hardware Clerk, Lochridge & Ridgeway, Mayfield, Ky
Claims exemption because married
Signed: Albert P Woody; June 5 1917; Mayfield, Ky
Physical: Medium Height, Stout Build, Blue Eyes, Dark Hair
- Albert Parish Woody, in Kerr, Charles (ed.); E. Merton Coulter; and William Elsey Connelley. History of Kentucky. (Chicago: American Historical Society, 1922), vol 4, pg 338.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 United States. 1920 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T625).
Year: 1920;Census Place: Mayfield, Graves, Kentucky; Roll T625_571; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 92; Image: 1036, Dwelling 78, Family 84 (East Broadway).
Ridgway J Will Head Male White 54 [abt 1866] Married Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky Merchant (Hardware)
Ridgway Blanche K Wife Female White 46 [abt 1874] Married Tennessee Tennessee Tennessee
Woodey Albert P Son-in-law Male White 28 [abt 1892] Married Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky Engineer (County Highway)
Woodey Mary R Daughter Female White 28 [abt 1892] Married Kentucky Kentucky Tennessee
Woodey Billie Granddaughter Female White 1 [abt 1919] Single Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 4.2 United States. 1910 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T623).
Year: 1910; Census Place: Cynthiana Ward 3, Harrison, Kentucky; Roll T624_479; Page: 17A; Enumeration District: 79; Image: 271, Dwelling 126, Family 132 (124 Main St).
Woody H A Head Male White 46 [abt 1864] Married Illinois Indiana Illinois Commercial Traveler (Coffins)
Woody Anne Wife Female White 46 [abt 1864] Married Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky
Woody Albert Son Male White 17 [abt 1893] Single Kentucky Illinois Kentucky
Parish Harriet Mother-in-law Female White 81 [abt 1829] Widowed Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky
Parish Emma Sister-in-law Female White 48 [abt 1862] Single Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky
- ↑ 5.0 5.1 5.2 United States. 1930 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T626).
Year: 1930; Census Place: New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana; Roll 809; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 195; Image: 643.0, Dwelling 160, Family 167 (3716 Louisiana Avenue Parkway).
Woody Albert P Head White 37 [abt 1893] Kentucky Ireland F. State Kentucky Construction Engineer (NO Public Service)
Woody Mary F Wife White 33 [abt 1897] Louisiana Louisiana Louisiana
- ↑ 6.0 6.1 6.2 Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Number: 416-07-8720; Issue State: Alabama; Issue Date: Before 1951.
Name: Albert Woody
Birth Date: 13 Jan 1893
Death Date: Aug 1967
Death Place: Panama City, Bay, Florida
- ↑ 7.0 7.1 Ancestry.com. Florida Death Index, 1877-1998. (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.Original data - State of Florida. Florida Death Index, 1877-1998. Florida: Florida Department of Health, Office of Vital Records, 1998.Original data: State of Florida. Florida Death I).
Name: Albert Parish Woody
Death Date: Aug 1967
Death Place: Bay, Florida