Daniel Ferguson Wood

30 December 1870–21 June 1948 (Age 77)
Port of Menteith, Perthshire, Scotland

The Life of Daniel Ferguson

When Daniel Ferguson Wood was born on 30 December 1870, in Port of Menteith, Perthshire, Scotland, his father, Andrew Wood, was 29 and his mother, Margaret Ferguson, was 27. He married Norma McFarlane Dougall on 25 October 1921, in Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. He lived in Port of Menteith, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died on 21 June 1948, in Selukwe, Shurugwi, Midlands Province, Zimbabwe, at the age of 77.

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Daniel Ferguson Wood
Norma McFarlane Dougall
Marriage: 25 October 1921

Spouse and Children

25 October 1921
Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

    Andrew Wood


    Margaret Ferguson




    Andrew Wood


    Jessie Stewart Dymock Wood



    Agnes Ferguson Wood


    Maggie Wood


+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Introduction of pass laws to control labor force in Kimberley diamond mines.

Age 14

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Age 27

Part of Zululand incorporated into British colony of Natal. King Solomon ka Dinizulu exiled.

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)

  • Daniel Ferguson Wood, "South Africa, Transvaal, Probate Records from the Master of the Supreme Court, 1869-1958"
  • Daniel Ferguson Wood, "Zimbabwe Death notices, 1904-1976"
  • Daniel Ferguson Wood, "Zimbabwe Death Registers, 1890-1977; Index to Death Register, 1892-1977"

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