Milton Charles Wood

23 February 1875–17 July 1947 (Age 72)
Goose River, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Milton Charles

When Milton Charles Wood was born on 23 February 1875, in Goose River, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Amos Ogden Wood, was 27 and his mother, Margaret Jane Mills, was 27. He married Alma Rebecca Smith on 24 May 1898, in Linden, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Amherst Shore, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1881 and Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1911. He died on 17 July 1947, in Lake Killarney, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Milton Charles Wood
1875–1947
Alma Rebecca Smith
1873–1937
Marriage: 24 May 1898
Alfred Benjamin Wood
1899–1917
Billy Wood
1905–
Florence May Wood
1901–1973
Lloyd Archibald Wood
1904–1999
George Douglas Wood
1906–1993
Walter Amos Wood
1909–1987
Robert Newton Wood
1912–1963
Eva Jane Wood
1914–
Ernest Norman Wood
1916–2005
William Henry Wood
1918–1981

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 May 1898
Linden, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada
children

(10)

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Parents and Siblings

    Amos Ogden Wood

    Male1848–1916Male

    Margaret Jane Mills

    Female1848–1905Female

siblings

(7)

    James William Wood

    Male1873–Male

    Male1875–1947Male

    Samuel Hazen Wood

    Male1876–1930Male

    Irvin Millage Wood

    Male1878–1903Male

    Benjamin Wood

    Male1882–Male

+2 More Children

World Events (3)

1909 · First Canadian Flight

Age 34

The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.
1921 · Racing Schooner Launched

Age 46

The Bluenose racing schooner was launched on March 26, 1921, in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. It was evident that the ship was nothing like other ships that had been launched.
1945 · HMCS Esquimalt Torpedoed

Age 70

On April 16, 1945, the HMCS Esquimalt was torpedoed by German U-Boats. Thirty-nine men died, some due to the attack others to exposure to cold. Those that survived were rescued by the Sarnia.

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)

  • Charles M. Wood in household of Amos Wood, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Chas. Milton Wood, "Canada, Nova Scotia Births, 1864-1877"
  • Milton Wood, "Canada, Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"

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