Lyman B Wood

Male29 August 1839–21 July 1916

Brief Life History of Lyman B

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.

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Lyman B Wood
Louisa Maria Allen
Marriage: 14 January 1864
Lillian Elvina Wood
Etta Belle Wood
Cora Louise Wood
Henry Lyman Wood

Sources (35)

  • Lyman D Wood, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lyman B Wood, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Lyman in entry for Mrs Lilla E Wood Cory, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 January 1864Putney, Windham, Vermont, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (7)


    Age 7

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 24

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1864 · St. Albans Raid

    Age 25

    St. Albans Raid took place on October 19, 1864. It was a Confederate raid from Canada into Union territory. Confederate soldiers that were in Canada raided the town of St. Albans killed one person and robbed three banks.

    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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