Malinda Wilcox Wood

19 November 1823–23 April 1913 (Age 89)
Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Malinda Wilcox

When Malinda Wilcox Wood was born on 19 November 1823, in Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Moses Wood, was 26 and her mother, Malinda Wilcox, was 20. She married Chester Comstock Snyder on 26 July 1850, in Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Star Valley, Uinta, Wyoming, United States in 1900 and Bedford, Uinta, Wyoming, United States in 1910. She died on 23 April 1913, in Bedford, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Thayne Cemetery, Thayne, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States.

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Chester Comstock Snyder
Malinda Wilcox Wood
Marriage: 26 July 1850
Malinda Lovisa Snyder
Sarah Amanda Snyder
Chester Moses Snyder
Walter Snyder
Julia Snyder

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  • Marriage
    26 July 1850Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, United States
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    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 2
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    Age 23
    Iowa is the 29th state.
    Age 24
    Historical Boundaries: 1847: Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

    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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    Malinda Wood

    Malinda Wood daughter of Moses Wood & Malinda Wilcox Malinda Wood was born November 18, 1824 at Dorchester, Massachusetts. She was the daughter of Moses and Malinda Wilcox Wood. At the …

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    • Malinda Wood in household of William Moltry, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Malinda Wood in household of Isabell Snyder, "United States Census, 1910"
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