Mary Elizabeth Wood

14 November 1830–24 November 1925 (Age 95)
Syde, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Wood was born on 14 November 1830, in Syde, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Wood, was 42 and her mother, Ann Savory, was 39. She married David Buel Dille Sr. on 8 October 1857, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Cache, Utah, United States in 1860 and Oneida, Idaho, United States for about 10 years. She died on 24 November 1925, in Neeley, Power, Idaho, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Neeley Cemetery, Power, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Buel Dille Sr.
Mary Elizabeth Wood
Marriage: 8 October 1857
Hyrum Smith Dille
Willard Wood Dille
Heber Kimball Wood Dille
Parley Pratt Dille
Mary Elizabeth Dille
Cynthia Dille

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 October 1857Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 13
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 20
    Named after the early pioneer leader Daniel C. Davis the County was established as a territory in 1850.The territorial legislature created Davis County in 1852 and designated its County seat at Farmington-midway between boundaries-the Weber River on the north and the mouth of the Jordan River on the south. Westward the County includes a portion of the Great Salt Lake-its largest island on which Antelope Island State Park is now located.During first half-century Davis County grew slowly.It supported a hardy pioneer people engaged in irrigation agriculture and raising livestock.The Utah Central Railroad(now the Union Pacific crossed the County from Ogden on the north to Salt Lake City on the south in 1870 and offered welcome transportation links to bring manufactured products.This was the beginning of a transition in the County's history that led to mechanized agriculture, a surge of commerce, banking, and local business along with improved roads, new water systems, and the electrification of homes and business
    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 27
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.

    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 (21)

    • Elizabeth Diller in household of Heber W Diller, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Elizabeth Wood in entry for Heber Dille, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Elizabeth Dille in household of David B Dille, "United States Census, 1860"

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