Amanda Wood

Female10 March 1834–1925

Brief Life History of Amanda

When Amanda Wood was born on 10 March 1834, in Gardner, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Asaph Wood, was 27 and her mother, Lucy Edgell, was 25. She married Moses W. Emery on 8 November 1859, in Gardner, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Massachusetts, United States in 1870 and Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1900. She died in 1925, in Gardner, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Gardner, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

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Moses W. Emery
Amanda Wood
Marriage: 8 November 1859
Lucy Wood Emery
Arlina Celestia Emery

Sources (22)

  • Amanda Emery, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Amanda Wood, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Amanda Mood, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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  • Marriage
    8 November 1859Gardner, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 2

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.


    Age 12

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 29

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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