John Nelson Wood

about 1803–21 May 1878 (Age 75)
Elizabethtown-Kitley, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of John Nelson

When John Nelson Wood was born about 1803, in Elizabethtown-Kitley, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada, his father, John E. Wood, was 30 and his mother, Almira, was 25. He married Prudence Bullard on 12 September 1837, in Elizabethtown-Kitley, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada in 1871. He died on 21 May 1878, in Toledo, Elizabethtown-Kitley, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 75, and was buried in Toledo Cemetery, Toledo, Elizabethtown-Kitley, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

John Nelson Wood
1803–1878
Prudence Bullard
1816–1908
Marriage: 12 September 1837
Harriet Almira Wood
1838–1877
Cyril Carpenter Wood
1839–1908
Cyrus Albert S Wood J.P.
1842–1911
Clarissa Ophelia Wood
1845–1935
Lucy Wood
1847–1929
Adelbert Nelson Wood
1854–1878

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 September 1837Elizabethtown-Kitley, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (3)

    1831
    Age 28
    Oldest Grave seen in the Memorials List.
    1867 · Ontario Founded
    Age 64
    On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
    1869
    Age 66
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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.

    Possible Related Names

    Woode
    Bois
    Woods

    Sources (19)

    • Nelson Wood, "Canada Census, 1871"
    • Nelson in entry for Collins Marshall and Lucy M Word, "Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869"
    • John Nelson Wood in entry for Cyril Carpenter Wood, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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