M.L. Wood

Male3 July 1880–18 January 1955

Brief Life History of M.L.

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.

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M.L. Wood
Stella Weir
Marriage: 8 September 1906
Raymond M. Wood

Sources (7)

  • M L Wood, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Morris L Wood, "United States Census, 1940"
  • M L Wood in entry for Raymond M Wood and Eunice Frances Woods, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 September 1906
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 1

    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 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles

    Age 2

    Electricity was first introduced to Los Angeles. The first electric street light had “three carbon-arc lamps of three thousand candle-power” and stood 150 feet tall. 

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 20

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    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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