Jesse L. Wood

Brief Life History of Jesse L.

When Jesse L. Wood was born on 23 November 1875, in Eureka Township, Furnas, Nebraska, United States, his father, Hiram S. Wood, was 26 and his mother, Arvilla McNeil, was 21. He married Irene Hortense Frost on 3 September 1899, in Furnas, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 22 June 1918, in National, Pierce, Washington, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Mineral, Lewis, Washington, United States.

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Jesse L. Wood
Irene Hortense Frost
Marriage: 3 September 1899
Clarence L. Wood

Sources (8)

  • Jesse Wood in household of Hiram Wood, "Nebraska State Census, 1885"
  • Jesse L Wood, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"
  • Jesse L Wood, "Washington, County Death Registers, 1881-1979"

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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: mainly a topographic name for someone who lived in or by a wood, from Middle English wode ‘wood’ (Old English wudu). In North America, the English form of the surname has absorbed cognates from other languages, such as French Bois and Polish Les .

English: in a few cases, a nickname for an eccentric or perhaps a violent person, from Middle English wode ‘frenzied, wild’ (Old English wōd).

Americanized form of French Gadbois .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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