Marshall Greenfield Wood

Male17 December 1867–14 March 1944

Brief Life History of Marshall Greenfield

When Marshall Greenfield Wood was born on 17 December 1867, in Perry, Tennessee, United States, his father, Thomas R Wood, was 37 and his mother, Kassiah Arrington, was 34. He married Sarah Elizabeth Fletcher on 21 August 1892, in Carroll, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Civil District 6, Carroll, Tennessee, United States in 1910 and Carroll, Tennessee, United States in 1920. He died on 14 March 1944, in Trezevant, Carroll, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Pleasant Hill Church Cemetery, Lavinia, Carroll, Tennessee, United States.

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Marshall Greenfield Wood
Sarah Elizabeth Fletcher
Marriage: 21 August 1892
Mable Golden Wood
Ruth Jane Wood
Avice Wood
Earl Thomas Wood
Benn Wood
Paul Jackson Wood

Sources (12)

  • M G Wood in household of T B Wood, "United States Census, 1870"
  • M G Wood, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Marshall G. Wood, "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1955"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 August 1892Carroll, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 1

    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

    Age 11

    When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 23

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    English: mainly a topographic name for someone who lived in or by a wood, from Middle English wode ‘wood’ (Old English wudu). In North America, the English form of the surname has absorbed cognates from other languages, such as French Bois and Polish Les .

    English: in a few cases, a nickname for an eccentric or perhaps a violent person, from Middle English wode ‘frenzied, wild’ (Old English wōd).

    Americanized form of French Gadbois .

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

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