John Woods

before 13 August 1729–22 September 1729
England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Woods was born before 13 August 1729, in England, United Kingdom, his father, Nicholas Woods, was 30 and his mother, Margaret Keig, was 30. He was buried in Kirk Rushen, Isle of Man.

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Nicholas Woods
Margaret Keig
Margaret Woods
John Woods
Ann Woods
Elinor Woods
Jane Woods
Robert Woods
Jane Woods
John Woods

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Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived in the woods ( see Wood ).2 Irish: English name adopted as a translation of Ó Cuill ‘descendant of Coll’ ( see Quill ), or in Ulster of Mac Con Coille ‘son of Cú Choille’, a personal name meaning ‘hound of the wood’, which has also been mistranslated Cox , as if formed with coileach ‘cock’, ‘rooster’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • John Woods, "Isle of Man Parish Registers, 1598-2009"
  • John Woods, "Isle of Man Parish Registers, 1598-2009"
  • Kirk Rushen Parish Register

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