Seth H Wood

Brief Life History of Seth H

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.

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Seth H Wood
1882–1941
Nettie Edna Perkins
1887–1963
Marriage: 2 May 1906
Helen Marie Wood
1911–1982
Harold Maurice Wood
1914–1991
Berniece Evelyn Wood
1917–2004

Sources (24)

  • Seth H Woods, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Seth H Wood, "Oregon, Center for Health Statistics, Birth Records, 1903-1918"
  • Seth H Wood, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

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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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