Fanny Wood

11 October 1841–12 July 1929 (Age 87)
Brighton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Fanny

When Fanny Wood was born on 11 October 1841, in Brighton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Wood, was 30 and her mother, Fanny Goble, was 26. She married Micah Garn on 10 March 1865, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Centerville, Davis, Utah, United States in 1880 and Fielding, Box Elder, Utah, United States for about 19 years. She died on 12 July 1929, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Fielding City Cemetery, Fielding, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Micah Garn
Fanny Wood
Marriage: 10 March 1865
Fanny Celestia Garn
Micah Augustus Garn
John Harley Garn
Mary Larelda Garn
Nathaniel Garn
Daniel Garn
Rosabella Emma Garn
Mahala Jeanette Garn

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 March 1865Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1855 · First schoolhouse built
    Age 14
    A schoolhouse was built on 4th North and Main Street.
    1864 · The first meetinghouse
    Age 23
    The first meetinghouse for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was dedicated in January.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Wagon Train with which Jonathan David Wood's family traveled

    Moses Thurston Company (1855) Departure 3 July 1855 Arrival 19 September 1855 Captain Moses Thurston Number In Company: 152 148 individuals and 33 wagons were in the company when it began its journey …

    Sources (57)

    • Fanny Wood in household of Jno Wood, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Fanny Wood in entry for Micah Augustus Garn, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Fanny Wood in household of John Wood, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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