Sarah Ann Wood

3 October 1869–30 September 1950 (Age 81)
Bancroft, Daviess, Missouri, United States

The Life of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Wood was born on 3 October 1869, in Bancroft, Daviess, Missouri, United States, her father, Joseph Wright Wood, was 38 and her mother, Malinda King, was 38. She married Charles William Lindsay on 25 August 1891, in Mercer, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Stanley, South Dakota, United States in 1900 and Jamesport Township, Daviess, Missouri, United States in 1940. She died on 30 September 1950, in Jamesport, Daviess, Missouri, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Jamesport Masonic Cemetery, Jamesport, Daviess, Missouri, United States.

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Charles William Lindsay
Sarah Ann Wood
Marriage: 25 August 1891
Iva Lenore Lindsay
Joseph Levoy Lindsay
Hazel Gail Lindsay
Frank Venoy Lindsay
Vernie Alvin Lindsay
Lois Margaret Lindsay
Lewis Marcus Lindsay

Spouse and Children

    Charles William Lindsay



25 August 1891
Mercer, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 1

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 27

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Sarah Ann Lindsey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • A Sarrah Lindsay in household of W Charles Lindsay, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sarah Lindsay in household of C W Lindsay, "United States Census, 1900"

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