Louisa Jane Hood

5 November 1859–7 October 1946 (Age 86)
Carthage, Jasper, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Louisa Jane

When Louisa Jane Hood was born on 5 November 1859, in Carthage, Jasper, Missouri, United States, her father, William B Hood, was 27 and her mother, Martha Pettigrew Barclay, was 29. She married George William McKamey on 25 November 1887, in Putnam, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Marion Township, Jasper, Missouri, United States in 1860. She died on 7 October 1946, in Cloverdale, Cloverdale Township, Putnam, Indiana, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Cloverdale, Cloverdale Township, Putnam, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

George William McKamey
Louisa Jane Hood
Marriage: 25 November 1887
Rosamond Elsie McKamey
Birch Lee McKamey Sr.

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 November 1887Putnam, Indiana, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
    Age 4
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 23
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: nickname from Middle English hod, hood, hodde ‘hood’, either for someone who wore a hood (like the medieval folk hero Robin Hood) or who made and sold hoods. In Kent and Sussex the name may sometimes have been confused with Hoad .English: from the Middle English personal name Hod(e), a variant of Ode or Odd with prosthetic H-; see Ott and Oates and compare Hodson 2.English and Scottish: variant of Hudd, from the Middle English personal name Hudde, Hutte, which could represent Old English Hud(d)a or its ancient Germanic equivalent Hud(d)o, but is more likely from Anglo-Norman French Hud(de), a pet form of Hugh.

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Louisa Hood in entry for Birch Lee McKamey, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Louisa J Hood in household of W B Hood, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Louisa J Hood, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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