When Phoebe Wood was born on 8 January 1769, in Uxbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, David Wood, was 20 and her mother, Molly Farnum, was 16. She married Amariah White on 6 October 1786, in Uxbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 8 September 1830, in Ashford, Windham, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Westford Hill Cemetery, Ashford, Windham, Connecticut, 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 .
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