Harriet Wood

2 June 1839–12 August 1876 (Age 37)
Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Harriet

When Harriet Wood was born on 2 June 1839, in Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Wood, was 35 and her mother, Rose Dishley, was 35. She married William Walker Robinson on 16 March 1855, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 12 August 1876, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Walker Robinson
1833–1923
Harriet Wood
1839–1876
Marriage: 16 March 1855
William Wood Robinson
1857–1894
John Alma Robinson
1859–1940
George Edward Robinson
1861–1943
Joseph Robinson
1863–1932
Harriet Elizabeth Robinson
1865–1941
Ephriam Robinson
1867–1876
Alfred Robinson
1869–1943
Rose Robinson
1875–1948

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 March 1855American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    World Events (8)

    1843
    Age 4
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1846
    Age 7
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 15
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Woode
    Bois
    Woods

    Sources (26)

    • Harriet Robinson in household of Wm Robinson, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Harriett Wood in entry for Rose Wood Penrod, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Harriett Robson in household of William Robson, "United States Census, 1870"

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