Mary Catherine Wood

October 1863–1946 (Age 82)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mary Catherine

When Mary Catherine Wood was born in October 1863, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Harrison Wood, was 45 and her mother, Rebecca Henderson, was 37. She married James Marion Disney on 5 March 1885, in Campbell, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Hoisington, Barton, Kansas, United States for about 30 years. She died in 1946, in Barton, Kansas, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Hoisington, Barton, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Marion Disney
Mary Catherine Wood
Marriage: 5 March 1885
Edgar Steven Disney
Audrey Ella Disney
Walter Samuel Disney

Spouse and Children

5 March 1885
Campbell, Tennessee, United States


    Edgar Steven Disney


    Audrey Ella Disney



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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · Sultana Tragedy

Age 2

In April of 1865, the steamboat the Sultana exploded. The Civil War had been over for awhile so this was considered the worst maritime disaster in US history. Compared to the Titanic where 1,512 people were killed, 1,8000 soldiers were killed on the Sultana. Confederate soldiers that weeks earlier had been fighting with Union soldiers were now fighting to save their lives.

Age 23

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • Catherine Disney, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Catherine Disney, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Catherine Disney, "United States Census, 1920"

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