Stephen Wood

1796–1878 (Age 82)
South East,Putnam,New York

The Life of Stephen

When Stephen Wood was born in 1796, his father, Jedediah Wood, was 31 and his mother, Abigail Ganung, was 28. He married Rebecca Cole on 1 May 1816. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 23 April 1878, at the age of 82.

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Stephen Wood
Rebecca Cole
Marriage: 1 May 1816
Berry Cole Wood
Adelia A. Wood
Eliza Jane Wood
Jeremiah V. Wood

Spouse & Children

1 May 1816


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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 .

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Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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