Rob's Genealogy

Featuring the Cobb-Reyes-Bauer-Woodson families and their relations.

Person Page 582

Lewis Browning Woodson1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

born 15 May 1899, died 31 May 1949

Facts and Notes

  • Religious Affiliation: Presbyterian9
  • Birth: 15 May 1899; Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USAB1,2,3,9,4,5,7,8
  • Residence: 4 June 1900; Fulton, Callaway County, Missouri, USAB; Age: 32; Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Son10
  • Residence: 11 June 1900; Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USAB; Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Son1
  • Residence: 1 March 1905; Derby, Sedgwick County, Kansas, USAB; Age: 811
  • Residence: 1910; Manning, Clarendon County, South Carolina, USAB; Age: 10; Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Son12
  • Education: Between 1916 and 1920; Presbyterian College, Clinton, Laurens County, South Carolina, USAB; Entered Presbyterian College in Clinton, South Carolina during 1916. As of 1920 he was a member of the Philomathean Literary Society and had been a "door keeper," conductor, secretary, critic, inter-society and commencement orator, poet, historian, and vice president of class. He was a First Lieutenant in ROTC, played varsity football, varsity basketball, and utility baseball; was associate editor of the "Blue Stocking" and editor-in-chief of the "Collegian" and the "Annual." He was also president of the Cotillion and North Carolina Clubs.6
  • Residence: Between 1917 and 1918; Glade Valley, Alleghany County, North Carolina, USAB; Age: 184
  • Residence: 1935; Washington, District of Columbia, USAB; It's not 100 percent clear that the census is refering to Washington DC because the city and state are listed as "Washington." However, I think the census taker made a mistake and meant Washington DC for three reasons: I could not find a town named Washington in Washington state; Lewis listed his occupation as "government" attorney; and his parents were residing in Roanoke Virginia (much closer to DC) at the time.8
  • Occupation: 1940; Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, USAB; Government attorney8
  • Residence: 1 April 1940; Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, USAB; Age: 40; Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Head8
  • Death: 31 May 1949; Age: 505,7
  • Burial: 2 June 1949; Arlington National Cemetery (Section 13 Site 697), Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USAB; Age: 50; served as a private in the SATC (Student's Army Training Corps) during WW15,7


  1. [S407], 1900 United States Federal Census, Year: 1900; Census Place: Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana; Roll: 391; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 0184; FHL microfilm: 1240391
  2. [S435] , Woodson, Robert S., Family Record
  3. [S436] , Woodson, Robert S., Brief Family History of Robert S. Woodson, Robert Woodson states that Middleton Singleton attended Missouri State University in 1847. However, he probably meant the University of Missouri, which was established at Columbia in Boone County in 1839; Missouri State wasn't established until 1905.
  4. [S392], U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Registration State: North Carolina; Registration County: Alleghany; Roll: 1765558, Record for Lewis Browning Woodson
  5. [S481] National Cemetery Administration, U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006, Record for Lewis B Woodson
  6. [S562], U.S., School Yearbooks, 1880-2012, Record for Lewis Browning Woodson
  7. [S448], U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current, Record for Lewis B Woodson
  8. [S390], 1940 United States Federal Census, Year: 1940; Census Place: Montgomery, Montgomery, Alabama; Roll: T627_69; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 51-58, Record for Lewis Woodson
  9. [S454] , Woodson, Henry Morton, Historical Genealogy of the Woodsons and Their Connections, Page 604
  10. [S407], 1900 United States Federal Census, Year: 1900; Census Place: Fulton, Callaway, Missouri; Roll: 844; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0027; FHL microfilm: 1240844, Record for Robert Woodson
  11. [S669], Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925, Kansas State Historical Society; Topeka, Kansas; 1905 Kansas Territory Census; Roll: ks1905_144; Line: 31, Record for A.R. Woodson
  12. [S393], 1910 United States Federal Census, Year: 1910; Census Place: Manning, Clarendon, South Carolina; Roll: T624_1456; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 0095; FHL microfilm: 1375469, Record for Albert R Woodson