Alice Wood

12 June 1711–
Eaton, Yorks, Eng.

The Life of Alice

When Alice Wood was born on 12 June 1711, her father, Christopher Wood, was 36 and her mother, Esther Dale, was 31.

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Christopher Wood
1675–
Esther Dale
1680–
Christopher Wood
1708–1784
Mary Wood
1710–
Alice Wood
1711–

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World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 90

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

Age 104

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

Age 110

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.

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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