I am seeking information on Catherine MOWBRAY who married Jacob WOODWARD in Jefferson co., IA.Catherine MOWBRAY was a widow when she married Jacob WOODWARD.It is not known if she had any children by her first marriage.Jacob WOODWARD was also a widower, the husband of Elizabeth PORTER who had died about 1853/54 in McLean, IL. They had daughters. Jacob came to IA with several of those daughters:Eliza Jane, a widow with two daughters, Alice and Anna.Eliza Jane remarried #2 Frederick SHERMAN, had three children, and died about 1865. Another daughter, Phoebe Catherine WOODWARD MATTINGLY resided in Jefferson, IA.She was the wife of Chidley MATTINGLY; and a daughter, Catherine WOODWARD HARDIN resided there for a short time, then moved to another part of IA.
Jacob WOODWARD married Catherine MOWBRAY sometime after 1855 in Jefferson, IA.They resided in Des Moine Twp.They had three sons, Charles Lewis WOODWARD b: 20 AUG 1860; John Lincoln WOODWARD b: 1861, died age 1 month; and John F. WOODWARD b: 1862, d: ABT 1 year.Both boys are buried in Fell Cemetery, Jefferson, IA.Jacob WOODWARD died about 1870.Jacob's will named Charles WOODWARD as his son, indicating that he was still alive in 1870.The will also named several of his daughters.William McGAHAN was appointed as guardian of Charles Lewis WOODWARD, and a document referencing the guardianship stated that Charles Lewis WOODWARD turned 21 on 20 AUG 1881.
Who was the first husband of Catherine MOWBRAY?I think that she may have been from OH.
What happened to Charles Lewis WOODWARD?Did he marry and have descendants?