Seth H Wood

6 April 1882–3 February 1941 (Age 58)
Eureka Township, Furnas, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Seth H

When Seth H Wood was born on 6 April 1882, in Eureka Township, 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 died on 3 February 1941, in Corvallis, Benton, Oregon, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States.

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Seth H Wood
Nettie Edna Perkins
Marriage: 2 May 1906
Helen Marie Wood
Harold Wood
Berniece Evelyn Wood

Spouse and Children

2 May 1906
Beaver City, Furnas, Nebraska, United States



    Harold Wood


    Berniece Evelyn Wood


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World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 4

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 16

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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 (3)

  • Seth Wood in household of Hiram Wood, "Nebraska State Census, 1885"
  • S H Wood, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Seth H Wood, "United States Census, 1930"

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