Maxie Harold Wood

19 October 1907–28 August 1990 (Age 82)
Fountain Run, Monroe, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Maxie Harold

When Maxie Harold Wood was born on 19 October 1907, in Fountain Run, Monroe, Kentucky, United States, his father, Charles Luther Wood, was 24 and his mother, Flora Ethel Crowder, was 17. He married Ella Texann Downing on 22 August 1926, in Macon, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Magisterial District 7 Massey, Allen, Kentucky, United States for about 20 years. He died on 28 August 1990, in Monroe, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Fountain Run Cemetery, Fountain Run, Monroe, Kentucky, United States.

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Maxie Harold Wood
Ella Texann Downing
Marriage: 22 August 1926
Charles Maxie Wood

Spouse and Children


    Ella Texann Downing


22 August 1926
Macon, Tennessee, United States


    Charles Maxie Wood


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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1912 · McCreary County Created

Age 5

Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.

Age 22

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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)

  • Morey H Woods in household of Charlie L Woods, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Maxie Wood in household of C L Wood, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Maxey Woods, "United States Census, 1940"

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