John Aggrippa Wood

16 January 1862–10 September 1942 (Age 80)
Talladega, Talladega, Alabama, United States

The Life of John Aggrippa

When John Aggrippa Wood was born on 16 January 1862, in Talladega, Talladega, Alabama, United States, his father, Hervey Wood, was 32 and his mother, Mollie Francis Adelene Steed, was 27. He married Mary Alzina Isaacs on 28 February 1896. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 2, Cooke, Texas, United States in 1870 and Justice Precinct 1, Cooke, Texas, United States in 1880. He died on 10 September 1942, in Lindsay, Garvin, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 80.

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John Aggrippa Wood
Mary Alzina Isaacs
Marriage: 28 February 1896
Elsie May Wood
Claud Huston Wood
Earnest Fulton Wood
Gladys Fay Wood
Lola M Wood
Raymond Lee Wood
Sydney James Wood
Johnny Merle Wood

Spouse and Children

28 February 1896
Rush Springs, Stephens, Ok


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    Ashley Fulton Wood



    William Wilson Wood


World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865 · Juneteenth (Slaves Were Freed)

Age 3

"On June 19, 1865, Gordon Granger (Union Major) read General Orders, No. 3 to the people of Galveston. The statement was written as follows: ""The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with a proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free. This involves an absolute equality of personal rights and rights of property between former masters and slaves, and the connection heretofore existing between them becomes that between employer and hired labor. The freedmen are advised to remain quietly at their present homes and work for wages. They are informed that they will not be allowed to collect at military posts and that they will not be supported in idleness either there or elsewhere."""

Age 24

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John A Woods in household of Henry Woods, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John A Wood in household of Hervey Wood, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John A Wood, "United States Census, 1910"

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