Jesse L. Wood

23 November 1875–22 June 1918 (Age 42)
Eureka Township, Furnas, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary 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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Family Time Line

Jesse L. Wood
1875–1918
Irene Hortense Frost
1883–1968
Marriage: 3 September 1899
Clarence Wood
1900–1972

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 September 1899Furnas, Nebraska, United States
  • Children

    (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    World Events (8)

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 1
    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
    Age 1
    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
    Age 15
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Woode
    Bois
    Woods

    Sources (7)

    • Jesse Wood in household of Hiram Wood, "Nebraska State Census, 1885"
    • Jesse L. Wood in entry for Clarence L. Wood and Elsie Moore, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"
    • Jesse Wood in household of Hiram Wood, "United States Census, 1880"

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