Russell A. Wood

4 January 1898–1974 (Age 76)
Whitehall, Muskegon, Michigan, United States

The Life of Russell A.

When Russell A. Wood was born on 4 January 1898, in Whitehall, Muskegon, Michigan, United States, his father, Andrew D. Wood, was 34 and his mother, Myrtle B. Wilmot, was 23. He lived in Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States for about 10 years and Detroit Ward 13, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1920. He died in 1974, at the age of 76, and was buried in Mancelona, Antrim, Michigan, United States.

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Andrew D. Wood
Myrtle B. Wilmot
Lyle D Wood
Russell A. Wood
Loyd Wood
Florence Wood
Lelia Wood
Edith J. Wood

Parents and Siblings

    Andrew D. Wood


    Myrtle B. Wilmot




    Lyle D Wood



    Loyd Wood


    Florence Wood


    Lelia Wood


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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1904 · Belle Isle Aquarium

Age 6

The Belle Isle Aquarium is a public aquarium located in Belle Isle Park in Detroit. It opened on August 18, 1904, and was the oldest continually operating public aquarium in North America when it closed on April 3, 2005. The aquarium reopened to the public on August 18, 2012, and is now run entirely by volunteers
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 20

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

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)

  • Russel Wood in household of Andrew Wood, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Russel Wood in household of Andrew Wood, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Russell Wood in household of Andrew Wood, "United States Census, 1910"

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