M.L. Wood

3 July 1880–18 January 1955 (Age 74)
Beaver City Election Precinct, Furnas, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary 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

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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 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 (7)

  • Morris L Wood, "United States Census, 1940"
  • M Wood in household of Hiram Wood, "Nebraska State Census, 1885"
  • M L Woods, "United States Census, 1910"

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