James Woods
(Abt 1825-)
Agnes Woods
(Abt 1834-)

Julius Caeser Woods


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Amanda C. Reeves

Julius Caeser Woods 25

  • Born: 2 Jul 1849, Brown County, IL 25,54
  • Marriage: Amanda C. Reeves
  • Died: 25 Mar 1936, Elkhorn Township, Brown County, IL at age 86 54
  • Buried: 27 Mar 1936, Buckhorn Cemetery, Lee Township, Brown, IL 54

bullet  General Notes:

On a historic land ownership map from 19??, Julius is shown owning 40 acres in Lee Township (Township 1 South, Range IV West of the 4th P.M.)

Copied from Ancestry's site, author unknown.

Julius Woods was born in Buckhorn Twp in Brown County. He was a lifeling member of the Buckhorn Baptist church, taking a leading part in all activities of the church. He was one of 14 children.

Amanda Reeves Woods was born near Griggsville in Pike county. As a young lady her family moved to Brown county near Buckhorn. She was a memeber of the Buckhorn Baptist church, always taking part in all the activities of the church, even though it meant walking several miles to and from the church each time. Amanda was one of 5 children.

On June 20 1869, in the office of W.C.Perry- then Brown county clerk, a marriage license was obtained, and later in the day, Julius Woods and Amanda Reeves were married in the home of the justice of the Peace Bartholemeus Boylen. Most of their married life was spent in the Buckhorn vicinity. Later in life they bought a farm on Pittsfield road several miles south of Mt Sterling where they spent their remaining years.


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Residence, 13 Aug 1860, Lee Township, Brown, IL. 18 Living here are James Woods, wife Agnes, son Julius, 2 daughters ages 9 & 7, son James (?), another male son aged 4, and Mary, aged 1. Living next door are Susan A. Woods, aged 78, Samuel, age 45, Wesley, age 26, and then Nancy Famer (?), age 13.

Residence, 24 Jun 1870, Lee Township, Brown, IL. 24 Living here are Julius Woods, wife Amanda, and two month old Louisa. Also living with them is Emily Jackson, who was the keeper of the Brown County poor house. It looks as though she owned the land Julius was farming.

Occupation: Farm Laborer, 24 Jun 1870, Lee Township, Brown, IL. 24

Residence, 19 Jun 1880, Lee Township, Brown, IL. 25

Occupation: Farmer, 19 Jun 1880, Lee Township, Brown, IL. 25

Residence, 1 Jun 1900, Lee Township, Brown, IL. 34 Living here were Julius as head, wife Amanda, daughters Susan J. Brown, Agnes, Estella, Mable, Lulu, Marie, and son Frank. Also living here was Rita Brown, his grand daughter.

Residence, 4 May 1910. 13 Living here were Julius as head, Amanda as wife, son Edgar J., daughter Estella, son Frank, daughter Marie, and granddaughter "Retta" Brown.

Residence, 3 Jan 1920, Lee Township, Brown, IL. 14 Living here are Julius as head, wife Amanda C., son Frank C., and "Reta" Brown, granddaughter.

Residence, 7 Apr 1930, Elkhorn Township, Brown County, IL. 3 Living here are Julius as head, wife Amanda, and son Frank (listed as single).


Julius married Amanda C. Reeves. (Amanda C. Reeves was born about 1854 in Illinois 25.)

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