Talmadge S. Wood

August 1814–14 July 1863 (Age 48)
Dutchess, New York, United States

The Life of Talmadge S.

When Talmadge S. Wood was born in August 1814, in Dutchess, New York, United States, his father, John Wood, was 38 and his mother, Sarah Cabell, was 34. He married Lydia Mosher on 7 December 1839. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Stanford, Dutchess, New York, United States in 1860. He died on 14 July 1863, in Gettysburg, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 48.

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Talmadge S. Wood
Lydia Mosher
Marriage: 7 December 1839
Phebe A. Keeley

Spouse and Children

7 December 1839
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Parents and Siblings

    John Wood


    Sarah Cabell




World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 13

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 16

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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 (1)

  • Talmage Wood, "United States Census, 1860"

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