William Jeremiah Wood

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

The Life Summary 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 7 sons and 4 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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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
Gladys M Wood
William L Wood
Virgil Howard Wood
Lewis E Wood
Mary E Wood
Charles Evan Wood

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 April 1909Provo, Utah, Utah, United States
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    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: 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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    Sources (22)

    • W J Wood in entry for Martha Elsie Wood, "Oregon, Center for Health Statistics, Birth Records, 1903-1918"
    • William J Wood in household of William L Wood, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Wm J Wood in entry for Billy Gene Reger, "Oregon, Oregon State Archives, Marriage Records, 1906-1968"

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