Mr. Wood

about 1800–
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Mr. Wood

Mr. Wood was born about 1800, in North Carolina, United States. He married Rebecca Jolly from 1810 to 1820, in Rutherford, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Mr. Wood
1800–
Rebecca Jolly
1798–
Marriage: from 1810 to 1820
Lonsady Wood
1824–
Lonsady Wood
1824–
Jackson Wood
1833–
Bluford Wood
1838–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
from 1810 to 1820
Rutherford, North Carolina, United States
children

(4)

    Lonsady Wood

    Female1824–Female

    Lonsady Wood

    Male1824–Male

    Jackson Wood

    Male1833–Male

    Bluford Wood

    Male1838–Male

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 0

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1804 · Walton War

Age 4

The Walton War was a border dispute between Georgia and North Carolina, when Georgia established Walton County. The main piece of land being fought over was called the Orphan Strip and was located between North Carolina and Georgia. It started in 1804 and became part of the War of 1812 and lasted until 1818.
1832 · The Black Hawk War

Age 32

Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.

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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