Daniel Wood

Brief Life History of Daniel

When Daniel Wood was born on 16 October 1800, in Kingston, Ulster, New York, United States, his father, Henry Wood, was 23 and his mother, Elizabeth Demill, was 21. He married Mary Elizabeth Snider on 19 March 1824, in Ernestown, Lennox and Addington, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1848 and lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States in 1880. In 1880, at the age of 80, his occupation is listed as farmer. He died on 25 April 1892, in Woods Cross, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Daniel Wood Cemetery, Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Daniel Wood
Peninah Shropshire Cotton
Marriage: 27 January 1846
Thomas Utah Wood
Lucy Utah Wood
Mary Utah Wood
Daniel Cotton Wood
Heber Cotton Kimball Wood
Peter Cotton Wood
George Cotton Wood
Joseph Cotton Wood
Peninah Josephine Wood
Caleb Joshua Cotton Wood

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  • Daniel Wood, "United States Census, 1880"
  • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 to Hulda Theodosia Parrish
  • Daniel Wood, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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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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Daniel Wood History

Daniel Wood(1) Families bearing this name were found at early dates in all parts of Great Britain, most frequently however in England and Scotland. One of the first of them to emigrate to America wa …

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