Jane Ann Wood

14 December 1886–1971 (Age 84)
Bury, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Jane Ann

When Jane Ann Wood was born on 14 December 1886, in Bury, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Peter Wood, was 42 and her mother, Elizabeth Alice Borrows, was 43. She married John Henry Unsworth on 12 May 1913, in Bury, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Pilkington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1891. She died in 1971, in Bury, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

John Henry Unsworth
Jane Ann Wood
Marriage: 12 May 1913
Dorothy Unsworth

Spouse and Children

12 May 1913
Bury, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


    Dorothy Unsworth


Parents and Siblings

    Peter Wood


    Elizabeth Alice Borrows




    Richard Wood


    Harriet Wood


    Peter Wood


    Elizabeth Alice Wood


    William Thomas Wood


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 15

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.

Age 22

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 28

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

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)

  • Jane A Wood in household of Peter Wood, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Jane Ann Wood, "England, Manchester, Parish Registers, 1603-1910"
  • Wood in entry for Dorothy Unsworth, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"

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