John Wood

30 November 1720–
Whitbourne, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Wood was christened on 30 November 1720, in Whitbourne, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Wood, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Tuberville, was 25.

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Family Time Line

John Wood
1690–
Elizabeth Tuberville
1695–1759
Elizabeth
1713–1716
John Wood
1716–1759
Elizabeth Wood
1718–1759
Edward Wood
1724–
Mary
1726–
Mary Wood
1726–
Eliza Wood
1717–1717
Ann
1718–
John Wood
1720–
William Wood
1722–
Mary
1724–
Edward Wood
1727–
Mary
1729–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

    Female1713–1716Female

    John Wood

    Male1716–1759Male

    Eliza Wood

    Female1717–1717Female

    Female1718–1759Female

    Female1718–Female

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World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

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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