Ralph Edward Wood

27 September 1927–5 May 2006 (Age 78)
Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States

The Life of Ralph Edward

When Ralph Edward Wood was born on 27 September 1927, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, his father, Ralph Edward Wood, was 26 and his mother, Afton Holbrook, was 22. He lived in Bountiful Election Precinct, Davis, Utah, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1946. He died on 5 May 2006, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ralph Edward Wood
1900–1987
Afton Holbrook
1904–1971
Wilma Wood
1926–2012
Ralph Edward Wood
1927–2006

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World Events (8)

1929

Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1937 · Los Angeles California Temple

Age 10

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the Los Angeles California Temple on March 6, 1937. 
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 21

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

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)

  • Ralph Edward Wood, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Ralph Edward Wood, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Ralph Edward Wood, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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