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
Harriet Wood
Marriage: 16 March 1855
William Wood Robinson
John Alma Robinson
George Edward Robinson
Joseph Robinson
Harriet Elizabeth Robinson
Ephriam Robinson
Alfred Robinson
Rose Robinson

Spouse and Children

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


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    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.

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    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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