Marjorie Wood

1900–1980 (Age 80)
Birstall, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Marjorie

When Marjorie Wood was born in 1900, in Birstall, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Wood, was 31 and her mother, Ellen Woffenden, was 30. She died in 1980, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

John Wood
1869–
Ellen Woffenden
1870–
Hugh Woffenden Wood
1894–1933
Jack Woffenden Wood
1895–1979
Kathleen Wood
1898–1983
Marjorie Wood
1900–1980

Parents and Siblings

    John Wood

    Male1869–Male

    Ellen Woffenden

    Female1870–Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (3)

1908

Age 8

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1914

Age 14

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.
1915 · Zeppelin Raid

Age 15

During WWI Zeppelin raids took place all over England. The first of the raids happened from June 6-7, 1915, in Hull, East Yorkshire, England. During the attack 24 people were killed 40 injured, and 40 houses destroyed.

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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  • Legacy NFS Source: Marjorie Wood - Government record: female

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