When William Henry Wood was born on 12 December 1845, in Alabama, United States, his father, Wiley P. Wood, was 43 and his mother, Rachel Inglett, was 38. He married Mahala Caline Ingram in 1866. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Election Precinct 8 McCords, Coosa, Alabama, United States in 1880 and Hissop, Coosa, Alabama, United States in 1910. He died on 29 November 1919, in Alabama, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Hissop, Coosa, Alabama, 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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