Henrietta C Wood

November 1850–9 April 1907 (Age 56)
Rockingham, Virginia, United States

The Life of Henrietta C

When Henrietta C Wood was born in November 1850, in Rockingham, Virginia, United States, her father, John Henry Wood, was 25 and her mother, Martha J Smith, was 15. She married Rev James William Dofflemyer on 7 August 1866, in Shenandoah, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Chamblissburg, Bedford, Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Stonewall Magisterial District, Rockingham, Virginia, United States in 1900. She died on 9 April 1907, at the age of 56, and was buried in East Point, Rockingham, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rev James William Dofflemyer
1839–1912
Henrietta C Wood
1850–1907
Marriage: 7 August 1866
William David Dofflemyer
1867–1907
Dora A Dofflemyer
1869–
James Russell Dofflemyer Sr
1870–1948
Laura Belle Dofflemyer
1873–1957
Rosella C. Dofflemyer
1875–1959
Mary Jane Dofflemyer
1880–1954
Luther Millard Dofflemyer
1880–1917
Richard T Dofflemoyer
1884–
Dorothy Annie Dofflemyer
1886–1964
Bertha Virginia Dofflemyer
1890–1986
Ida Dofflemyre
1898–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 August 1866
Shenandoah, Virginia, United States
children

(11)

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Parents and Siblings

    John Henry Wood

    Male1825–1890Male

    Martha J Smith

    Female1835–1902Female

siblings

(15)

    Ann E Woods

    Female1847–1902Female

    Ann Wood

    Female1847–Female

    Female1850–1907Female

    Fannie Wood

    Female1855–Female

    Henrietta Wood

    Female1856–Female

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World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 11

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 
1863

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 16

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

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)

  • Henrietta Wood in household of John H Wood, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Henrietta Wood in household of John H Wood, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ettie Doffermire in household of David Doffermire, "United States Census, 1870"

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