Aaron Wood

29 October 1780–
Leek, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Aaron

When Aaron Wood was christened on 29 October 1780, in Leek, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Woods, was 39 and his mother, Elizabeth Bold, was 32.

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Family Time Line

William Woods
1741–
Elizabeth Bold
1748–
Joseph Wood
1774–1774
Joseph Wood
1775–
John Woods
1776–1851
Moses Naper Wood
1778–1849
Hannah Wood
1779–
Aaron Wood
1780–
William Wood
1782–
Samuel Wood
1784–

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World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

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.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

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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  • Aaron Wood, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"
  • Aaron Wood, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"
  • Aaron Wood, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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