Clara Amelia Langford

5 November 1836–25 July 1880 (Age 43)
Pinvin, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Clara Amelia

When Clara Amelia Langford was born on 5 November 1836, in Pinvin, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Hemphill Langford, was 25 and her mother, Elizabeth Hundy, was 27. She married John Wood on 6 May 1856, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 25 July 1880, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Wood
1830–1908
Clara Amelia Langford
1836–1880
Marriage: 6 May 1856
Nephi Wood
1857–1924
Eliza Jane Wood
1859–1935
Edward Wood
1860–1943
Daniel Henry Wood
1863–1932
Mary Melvina Wood
1865–1866
John Wood
1867–1868
Ellen Amelia Wood
1869–1937
Walter Wood
1874–1878
Louisa Wood
1880–1880

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 May 1856Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1843
    Age 7
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1846
    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 18
    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: habitational name from any of several places called with Old English lang ‘long’ + ford ‘ford’, such as Langford (Bedfordshire, Nottinghamshire, Essex, Norfolk).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Lankford
    Langfitt
    Lanford

    Story Highlight

    Clara Amelia Langford Wood (5 November 1836 – 25 July 1880)

    Daughter of William Langford and Eliza Hundy Married John Wood, 6 May 1856, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Children - Nephi Wood, Eliza Jane Wood, Edward Wood, Daniel Henry Wood, Mary Melvina Wood, …

    Sources (25)

    • Amelia Wood in household of Jno Wood, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Louisa Langford in entry for Edgar Wood, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Amelia Wood in household of John Wood, "United States Census, 1870"

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