Fay Earnest Wood

1 May 1902–27 March 1982 (Age 79)
Dundy, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Fay Earnest

When Fay Earnest Wood was born on 1 May 1902, in Dundy, Nebraska, United States, his father, Byron Clifford Wood, was 26 and his mother, Maggie Mariah Edwards, was 22. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with LeMyra Gertrude Harris. He lived in Clallam, Washington, United States in 1935 and Port Angeles Election Precinct 5, Clallam, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 27 March 1982, in Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Ocean View Cemetery, Port Angeles, Clallam, Washington, United States.

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Fay Earnest Wood
LeMyra Gertrude Harris
Doreen Wood
Lowell Wood
Douglas Wood

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    LeMyra Gertrude Harris




    Doreen Wood



    Douglas Wood


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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1907 · Pike's Market

Age 5

Pike’s Market is one of the oldest still working farmer’s markets in the US. It is located in Seattle’s central business district, just north of Belltown , and southwest of central waterfront and Elliott Bay. One of the attractions there is the gum wall. 
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 21

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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 (3)

  • Fay E Wood in household of Frank Ord, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Fay Wood in household of Lewis E Harris, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Fay Wood, "United States Census, 1940"

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