William Jeremiah Wood

22 September 1873–11 November 1942 (Age 69)
Vallejo, Solano, California, United States

The Life of William Jeremiah

When William Jeremiah Wood was born on 22 September 1873, in Vallejo, Solano, California, United States, his father, William Lyon Wood, was 43 and his mother, Clarissa A Haight, was 36. He married Mary Elizabeth Kimber on 26 April 1909, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in East Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States in 1880 and Salt Lake City Ward 2, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 11 November 1942, in Nampa, Canyon, Idaho, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Nampa, Canyon, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Jeremiah Wood
Mary Elizabeth Kimber
Marriage: 26 April 1909
Wilford Herbert Kimber
Walter Wesley Wood
Edna Evelyn Wood
Martha Elsie Wood
Clifford James Wood
Virgil Howard Wood
Charles Evan Wood

Spouse and Children

26 April 1909
Provo, Utah, Utah, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Lyon Wood


    Clarissa A Haight




World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Age 14

Historical Boundaries - 1887: Ada, Idaho Territory, United States; 1890: Ada, Idaho, United States; 1892: Canyon, Idaho, United States
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • William J Wood in household of William L Wood, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William J Wood, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William J Woods, "United States Census, 1920"

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