When Seth H Wood was born on 6 April 1882, in Beaver City, Furnas, Nebraska, United States, his father, Hiram S. Wood, was 33 and his mother, Arvilla McNeil, was 27. He married Nettie Edna Perkins on 2 May 1906, in Beaver City, Furnas, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Eureka Township, Furnas, Nebraska, United States in 1885. He died on 3 February 1941, in Corvallis, Benton, Oregon, United States, at the age of 58.
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 .