Charles Samuel Wood

11 July 1861–27 April 1940 (Age 78)
Ogden, Weber, Utah Territory, United States

The Life of Charles Samuel

When Charles Samuel Wood was born on 11 July 1861, in Ogden, Weber, Utah Territory, United States, his father, Charles Wood, was 24 and his mother, Alice Horrocks, was 20. He married Emma Marie Elizabeth Mortensen on 11 September 1884. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He died on 27 April 1940, in Burley, Cassia, Idaho, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Pleasant View Cemetery, Cassia, Idaho, United States.

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Charles Samuel Wood
Emma Marie Elizabeth Mortensen
Marriage: 11 September 1884
Minnie Mabel Wood
Mary Elizabeth Wood
Charles Warren Wood
Elvira Lillian Wood
Viola Lucretia Wood
Selma Amelia Wood
Rulon Samuel Wood
Ruth Elvina Wood
Alice Emma Wood
Mark Sylvester Wood

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11 September 1884


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865 · The Union Roller Mill

Age 4

The Union Roller Mill was built to help grind the grain that was harvested in the Cache Valley and the other surrounding areas. It was later renamed the Thatcher Milling & Elevator Company and the old millstones were discarded.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 21

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish:1. mainly a topographic name for someone who lived in or by a wood or a metonymic occupational name for a woodcutter or forester, from Middle English wode ‘wood’ (Old English wudu). 2. nickname for a mad, eccentric, or violent person, from Middle English wōd ‘mad’, ‘frenzied’ (Old English wād), as in Adam le Wode, Worcestershire 1221 .

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

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Charles Wood

History of Charles Wood, Pioneer of 1848 by Laura Wood McCarty and Catherine Wood Morley Charles Wood, born 9 June 1837 in Berlin, Huron Co., Ohio, was the son of Samuel Wood, born 1807 in New …

Sources (3)

  • 1870 US CENSUS: Charles ? Wood in household of Charles Wood, "United States Census, 1870"
  • 1940 US CENSUS: Charles S Wood, "United States Census, 1940"
  • 1930 US CENSUS: Charles S Wood, "United States Census, 1930"

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