Elizabeth Wood

3 January 1862–6 August 1935 (Age 73)
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Wood was born on 3 January 1862, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joel Wood, was 42 and her mother, Margaret Ann Bailey, was 23. She married Henry Gough in June 1878, in Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Diamond, Juab, Utah, United States in 1900 and Vernon, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 6 August 1935, in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Vernon, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Eustace Hillman
Elizabeth Wood
Marriage: 24 August 1883
Silas Eustace Hillman
Irvin Joseph Hillman
Horace Dewitt Hillman
Charles Edward Hillman
Elizabeth Emily Hillman

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 August 1883Vernon, Tooele, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
    Age 18
    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
    Age 22
    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    English: mainly a topographic name for someone who lived in or by a wood, from Middle English wode ‘wood’ (Old English wudu). In North America, the English form of the surname has absorbed cognates from other languages, such as French Bois and Polish Les .English: in a few cases, a nickname for an eccentric or perhaps a violent person, from Middle English wode ‘frenzied, wild’ (Old English wōd).Americanized form of French Gadbois .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Elizabeth Wood

    HISTORY OF ELIZABETH WOOD HILLMAN BY RUBY MAY GREEN ASAY Elizabeth Wood was born the 3rd of January 1865 in Crofsmore, West Lancshire England. She was the daughter of Joel Wood and Margaret Bailey. …

    Sources (34)

    • Elizabeth W Hillman, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Elizabeth Stewart in entry for Silas Hillman and Avis F. Stephens, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Elizabeth Liggleford in entry for Elizabeth Wright, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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