Cora Myrtle Wood

26 October 1877–24 February 1950 (Age 72)
Wellington, Sumner, Kansas, United States

The Life Summary of Cora Myrtle

When Cora Myrtle Wood was born on 26 October 1877, in Wellington, Sumner, Kansas, United States, her father, Clay Wood, was 25 and her mother, Maragret Alice Davis, was 22. She married Samuel Richard Brown in 1897, in Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States. She lived in Sumner Township, Sumner, Kansas, United States for about 20 years. She died on 24 February 1950, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Alpine Cemetery, Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Nephi Moss
Cora Myrtle Wood
Marriage: 6 May 1914
Effie Moss
Bert Lawrence Moss

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 May 1914Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 4
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1890 · The Tabernacle is Dedicated
    Age 13
    On October 26, 1890, the Tabernacle was dedicated by Wilford Woodruff.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 21
    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.

    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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    Sources (25)

    • Myrtle Brown in household of David Brown, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Cora M. Wood, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Cora M. Brown in entry for Nephi Moss, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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