Louisa Wood

1877–
Nebraska, United States

The Life of Louisa

When Louisa Wood was born in 1877, in Nebraska, United States, her father, John Stanton Wood, was 22 and her mother, Nellie Louise Pask, was 18. She lived in Eureka Township, Furnas, Nebraska, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

John Stanton Wood
1855–1948
Nellie Louise Pask
1859–1932
Louisa Wood
1877–
William H Wood
1879–
Charles Jonathon Wood
1882–1955
Ernest George Wood
1884–1954
Harry J Wood
1887–
Francis Judge Wood
1890–1970
Jesse Hiram Wood
1895–1944
Rufus Edward Wood
1898–1989
Orville Lee Wood
1901–1963

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 31

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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 (1)

  • Louisa Wood in household of John Wood, "United States Census, 1880"

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