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Woodhull History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Woodhull family


The surname Woodhull was first found in North Yorkshire at Woodale, a hamlet in Coverdale in the Yorkshire Dales. The place name dates back to 1223 where it was listed as Wulvedale and literally meant "valley frequented by wolves." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

Early History of the Woodhull family


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Woodhull Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Woodall, Woodhall, Woodhull and others.

Early Notables of the Woodhull family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Woodhull family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Woodhull Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Richard Woodhull, who settled in Long Island in 1631

Woodhull Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Woodhull, who arrived in New York, NY in 1844 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Contemporary Notables of the name Woodhull (post 1700)


  • Maxwell Van Zandt Woodhull (1843-1921), American Union brevet brigadier general during the period of the American Civil War
  • Caleb Smith Woodhull (1792-1866), American politician, 70th Mayor of New York City from 1849 to 1851
  • Abraham Woodhull (1750-1826), American member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution
  • General Nathaniel Woodhull (1722-1776), American brigadier-general of the New York Militia during the American Revolution
  • Victoria Woodhull (1838-1927), American leader of the woman's suffrage movement, the first female candidate for President of the United States in 1872
  • Alfred Alexander Woodhull (1837-1921), US Army surgeon, recipient of the gold medal of the Military Service Institution in 1885 and the Seaman essay prize in 1907

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  1. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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