Mrs. Florence W. Wood

about 1889–
Vermont, United States

The Life of Florence W.

Mrs. Florence W. Wood was born about 1889, in Vermont, United States as the daughter of John and Clara E Foster. She married Edwin Eugene Wood about 1917. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Yonkers, Westchester, New York, United States in 1920 and Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years.

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Edwin Eugene Wood
Mrs. Florence W. Wood
Marriage: 1917
David E. Wood

Spouse and Children



    David E. Wood


Parents and Siblings



    Clara E Foster




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 28

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Age 31

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

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)

  • Florence W Wood in household of Edwin E Wood, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Florence W Hood in household of Edwin E Wood, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Florence W Wood in household of Edwin E Wood, "United States Census, 1920"

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