Maiden Wood

8 March 1819–1833 (Age 13)
Spartanburg, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Maiden

When Maiden Wood was born on 8 March 1819, in Spartanburg, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States, her father, James Alexander Wood, was 38 and her mother, Susannah A. Burnett, was 36. She married James Wilson on 27 February 1857, in Kildarton, County Armagh, Ireland. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died in 1833, at the age of 14.

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World Events (3)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1820 · Making Land more affordable

Age 1

"The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."
1822 · Slave Rebellion

Age 3

"On June 16, 1822, Denmark Vesey a free and self-educated African American leads a slave rebellion called ""the rising."" The interesting thing about this rebellion is that it does not really happen. The only thing the judges have to go on is the testimony of people that witness it."

Name Meaning

A surname very ancient in Scotland, first called De Bosco. The family bore trees on their coat of arms.Anglo-Saxon: Wude, wood

Sources (3)

  • Mary Woods, "Ireland Civil Registration, 1845-1913"
  • Mary Woods, "Ireland Marriages, 1619-1898"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Wood -

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