Rachael Wood

30 May 1739–1760 (Age 20)
Coventry Parish Church, Somerset, Maryland, United States

The Life of Rachael

When Rachael Wood was born on 30 May 1739, in Coventry Parish Church, Somerset, Maryland, United States, her father, William Wood, was 29 and her mother, Anne Adams, was 30. She died in 1760, at the age of 21.

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Family Time Line

William Wood
1710–1760
Anne Adams
1709–1773
Elijah Wood
1738–1773
Rachael Wood
1739–1760
William Wood
1741–1795
Leah Wood
1744–
Sarah Wood
1746–1773
Levi Wood
1749–1773
Ede Wood
1752–1773
Martha Ann Woods
1757–1810

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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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  • Rachael Wood, "Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995"
  • Rachel Wood, "Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995"
  • Rachel Wood, "Maryland, Church Records, 1668-1995"

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