When M.L. Wood was born on 3 July 1880, in Beaver City Election Precinct, Furnas, Nebraska, United States, his father, Hiram S. Wood, was 31 and his mother, Arvilla McNeil, was 26. He married Stella Weir on 8 September 1906. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Eureka Township, Furnas, Nebraska, United States in 1885. He died on 18 January 1955, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, United States.
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 .
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