Wallace Ashby Wood

1897–1984 (Age 87)
Holden, Millard, Utah, United States

The Life of Wallace Ashby

When Wallace Ashby Wood was born on 20 April 1897, in Holden, Millard, Utah, United States, his father, Edward Alfred Wood, was 28 and his mother, Ada Jane Ashby, was 26. He married Arrah Margaret Bateman on 22 December 1931, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 6 June 1984, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wallace Ashby Wood
1897–1984
Arrah Margaret Bateman
1909–2007
Marriage: 22 December 1931

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
22 December 1931
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

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siblings

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1899 · The Salt Palace Convention Center

Age 2

The original Salt Palace was built in 1899 and It stood on 900 South, between State Street and Main Street. The Salt Palace was a frame structure covered in large pieces of rock salt, which gave it its name. The Salt Palace was destroyed by fire on August 29, 1910 and was replaced by the Majestic Hall. This Hall only lasted for a while during the remodel of the Salt Palace. The Salt Palace served as the Olympic Media Center during the 2002 Winter Olympics. Salt Lake Comic Con has been held at the Salt Palace Convention Center since September 2013.
1920

Age 23

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Story Highlight

Wallace Ashby Wood 1897-1984

Wallace Ashby Wood 1897-1984 Written by his sister, Grace Wood Jensen Wallace was born at Holden Utah April 20, 1897 to Edward and Ada Jane Ashby Wood. His first few years were spent in a large …

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Sources (3)

  • Wallace A Wood in household of Author Ahlrichs, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Walace Wood in household of Edward A. Wood, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Wallace A Wood in household of Edward A Wood, "United States Census, 1920"

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