Miriam Wood

9 March 1777–19 October 1810 (Age 33)
Lunenburg, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Miriam

When Miriam Wood was born on 9 March 1777, in Lunenburg, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, John Wood, was 33 and her mother, Sarah Thurston, was 28. She died on 19 October 1810, in Jaffrey, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 33, and was buried in Jaffrey Center, Jaffrey, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.

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John Wood
Sarah Thurston
Jonathan Wood
John Wood
Ebenezer Thurston Wood
Kimball Wood
Jeremiah Wood
Barnabas Wood
Sarah Wood
Hepsibah Wood
John Wood
Miriam Wood
Daniel Wood
David Wood

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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 4

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1783 · A Free America

Age 6

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 10

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

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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Sources (3)

  • Miriam Wood, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"
  • Miriam Wood, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Miriam Wood, "New Hampshire Deaths and Burials, 1784-1949"

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