Jesse L. Wood

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

The Life 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 Wood

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3 September 1899
Furnas, Nebraska, United States


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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.
1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 14

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish:1. mainly a topographic name for someone who lived in or by a wood or a metonymic occupational name for a woodcutter or forester, from Middle English wode ‘wood’ (Old English wudu). 2. nickname for a mad, eccentric, or violent person, from Middle English wōd ‘mad’, ‘frenzied’ (Old English wād), as in Adam le Wode, Worcestershire 1221 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jesse Wood in household of Hiram Wood, "Nebraska State Census, 1885"
  • Jesse Wood in household of Hiram Wood, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jesse L Wood, "Washington, County Probate Case Files, 1832-1950"

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