Sarah Wood

1804–
Cambridge, Middx., Mass.

The Life of Sarah

Sarah Wood was born in 1804 as the daughter of Cyrus Wood.

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John B Dexter
1800–
Sarah Wood
1804–

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    Cyrus Wood

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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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  • Sarah D. in entry for William J. Dexter and Amy B. Potter, "Rhode Island Town Marriages Index, 1639-1916"

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