7 April 1817–30 August 1900 (Age 83)
Slaithwaite, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
When Rebecca Shaw was born on 7 April 1817, in Slaithwaite, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Shaw, was 40 and her mother, Mary Sykes, was 38. She married George Wood on 25 February 1838, in Slaithwaite, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Cache, Utah, United States in 1860 and South Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880. In 1851, at the age of 34, her occupation is listed as handloom weaver, age 33, supporting family while a widow with weaving fine broadcloth.. She died on 30 August 1900, in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Murray Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.
This story was written by Gladys Wood Randall, daughter of George Hirst Wood. George Wood, father of George Hirst Wood, was born at Newgate, Yorkshire, England on February 2, 1841. On April 12, 1855 …
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