John Nelson Wood

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

The Life 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.

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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 1837
Elizabethtown-Kitley, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada
children

(6)

    Harriet Almira Wood

    Female1838–1877Female

    Cyril Carpenter Wood

    Male1839–1908Male

    Cyrus Albert S Wood J.P.

    Male1842–1911Male

    Clarissa Ophelia Wood

    Female1845–1935Female

    Female1847–1929Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    John E. Wood

    Male1773–Male

    Female1778–1861Female

siblings

(7)

    Clarenda Wood

    Female1795–1840Female

    Amos Weller Wood

    Male1797–1880Male

    Olive Wood

    Female1799–1879Female

    Cyril Carpenter Wood

    Male1801–Male

    Male1803–1878Male

+2 More Children

World Events (2)

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 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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • 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"
  • John N Wood in entry for Darius Ireland and Harriet A Wood, "Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869"

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