Abraham Woodruff

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Born in Litchfield, New Haven, Connecticut, USA on 10 Sep 1771 to Wright Woodruff and Thankful Linsley. He passed away on 6 Jan 1780 in Litchfield, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.

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Surname meaning for "Woodruff"

English: topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of land where woodruff grew, Old English wudurofe (a compound of wudu ‘wood’ with a second element of unknown origin). The leaves of the plant have a sweet smell and the surname may also have been a nickname for one who used it as a perfume, or perhaps an ironical nickname for a malodorous person.

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