Maria Wood

5 January 1806–1 December 1872 (Age 66)
Boonville, Oneida, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Maria

When Maria Wood was born on 5 January 1806, in Boonville, Oneida, New York, United States, her father, Zephaniah Wood, was 31 and her mother, Anna Carpenter, was 23. She married Joseph Lee Robinson on 23 July 1832, in Boonville, Boonville, Oneida, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1842 and Davis, Utah, United States in 1851. She died on 1 December 1872, in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Farmington City Cemetery, Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Lee Robinson
Maria Wood
Marriage: 23 July 1832
Oliver Lee Robinson
Ebenezer Jay Robinson
Anna Maria Robinson
Joseph Robinson
Zephaniah Wood Robinson
Mary Elizabeth Robinson
Joseph Elijah Robinson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 July 1832Boonville, Oneida, New York, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    Age 12
    Illinois is the 21st state.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 19
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    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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    Transcript of Will and Testament of Zephaniah Wood

    [New York, Wills and Probate Records, 1659-1999] [Oneida > Wills, Vol 0014-0015, 1854-1861] [p. 203] At a Surrogate's Court, held at the Surrogate's Office in Rome, in the County of Oneida, on the Th …

    Sources (41)

    • Maria Robinson, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Mariah Wood in entry for Ebenezer J Robinson, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Maria Wood - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Maria Wood

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