Ann Wood

5 April 1801–29 August 1877 (Age 76)
Martley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ann

When Ann Wood was born on 5 April 1801, in Martley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Wood, was 27 and her mother, Mary Colley, was 27. She married Edward Wheeler on 26 December 1826, in Whitbourne, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Whitbourne, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. She died on 29 August 1877, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Wheeler
Ann Wood
Marriage: 26 December 1826
Maria Wood Wheeler
Joseph Wheeler
Mary Ann Wheeler

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  • Marriage
    26 December 1826Whitbourne, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1815 · Manchester Dock in Liverpool Built
    Age 14
    In 1815, the Manchester Dock in Liverpool was constructed by John Foster Sr. It was an important gateway for coal and manufactured goods mainly corn and cotton. It closed in 1929.
    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land
    Age 20
    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

    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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    A History of Edward Wheeler 1804-1862 and Ann Wood 1801-1877

    Chapter 1 Edward Wheeler 1804-1862 and Ann Wood 1801-1877* By Norman Eatough and Wesley Burr *(This history is chapter 1 in book titled Wheeler Pioneers: A History of the Edward and Ann Wheeler Famil …

    Sources (14)

    • Ann Wheeler in household of Edward Wheeler, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Ann Wheeler in household of Edward Wheeler, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Ann Wood's Birth and Death

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