Thomas Wood

about 1756–29 May 1839 (Age 83)
Rainford, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Wood was born about 1756, in Rainford, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Wood, was 42 and his mother, Mary Bartlett, was 40. He married Mrs. Thomas Woods about 1778, in Gabon. He died on 29 May 1839, at the age of 83.

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Thomas Wood
Mary Johnson
Marriage: 31 December 1781

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  • Marriage
    31 December 1781
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    World Events (4)

    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 45
    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.
    Age 59
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    Age 67
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    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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    Sources (3)

    • Thos. Wood, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Thomas Wood, "England, Lancashire Non-Conformist Church Records, 1647-1996"
    • Thomas Woods, "England, Lancashire, Parish Registers 1538-1910"

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