Ebenezer Wood Sr

Male18 July 1731–20 October 1824

Brief Life History of Ebenezer

When Ebenezer Wood Sr was born on 18 July 1731, in New York, United States, his father, Obadiah Wood, was 32 and his mother, Sarah Abbott, was 32. He married Rachel Lockwood on 17 May 1759, in Salem Center, North Salem, Westchester, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 20 October 1824, in Lewisboro, Lewisboro, Westchester, New York, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in South Salem, Lewisboro, Westchester, New York, United States.

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Ebenezer Wood Sr
Rachel Lockwood
Marriage: 17 May 1759
Prudence Wood
Sarah Wood
Rachel Wood
Mary Wood
Ebenezer Wood
Joseph Wood

Sources (13)

  • Ebenezer Wood, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • Eben. Wood in entry for Ebenezzer Wood, "New York Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • Ebenezer Wood, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 May 1759Salem Center, North Salem, Westchester, New York, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (6)


    Age 45

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 45

    New York is the 11th state.

    1781 · The First Constitution

    Age 50

    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

    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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