Benjamin Wood

1817–
Muskingum, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Benjamin

When Benjamin Wood was born in 1817, in Muskingum, Ohio, United States, his father, Jonathan Wood, was 37 and his mother, Elizabeth Wamsley, was 34.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Wood
1780–1825
Elizabeth Wamsley
1783–1831
Absolom Wood
1803–
John Wood
1804–1881
Matilda Wood
1806–
Mariah Wood
1808–
Felix Wood
1810–
Malvina Wood
1812–1866
David Wood
1814–1883
Benjamin Wood
1817–
Jonathan Wood
1818–1887
Miriam Wood
1821–
Sarah Wood
1825–

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World Events (3)

1819 · Panic! of 1819
Age 2
With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal
Age 3
The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated
Age 19
On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.

Name Meaning

(1997: 98424;2007: 188644; 2010: 250715)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).

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

Possible Related Names

Woode
Bois
Woods

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