When Lyman B Wood was born on 29 August 1839, in Putney, Windham, Vermont, United States, his father, Brick Parkman Wood, was 32 and his mother, Eunice E Blood, was 35. He married Louisa Maria Allen on 14 January 1864, in Putney, Windham, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 21 July 1916, in Putney, Windham, Vermont, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in West Hill Cemetery, Putney, Windham, Vermont, United States.
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 .