Jeremiah Wood

about 1785–1865 (Age 80)
Jaffrey, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Jeremiah

When Jeremiah Wood was born about 1785, in Jaffrey, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, his father, John Wood, was 41 and his mother, Sarah Thurston, was 37. He married Sibyl Dimmick on 9 February 1806, in Gilsum, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. He died in 1865, at the age of 80.

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Jeremiah Wood
1785–1865
Sibyl Dimmick
1783–
Marriage: 9 February 1806

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 February 1806
Gilsum, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States

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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 1

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1788 · New Hampshire Helps Ratify the US Constitution

Age 3

On June 21, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth and final state needed to ratify the US Constitution and make it the official law of the land
1808

Age 23

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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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