May Lucinda Allred

14 April 1877–3 September 1956 (Age 79)
Lewiston, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life of May Lucinda

When May Lucinda Allred was born on 14 April 1877, in Lewiston, Cache, Utah, United States, her father, George Riley Allred, was 23 and her mother, Mary Isadora Layne, was 20. She married Frank Henry Wood on 21 October 1896, in Lewiston, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 daughters. She lived in Newton, Cache, Utah, United States in 1920 and Newton Election Precinct, Cache, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 3 September 1956, in Amalga, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Smithfield City Cemetery, Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Henry Wood
May Lucinda Allred
Marriage: 21 October 1896
Dora May Wood
Alta Marie Wood
Ethlyn Alice Wood
Hazel Muriel Wood
Hilda Elizabeth Wood

Spouse and Children

21 October 1896
Lewiston, Cache, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State

Age 19

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English:1. from the Middle English personal name Alured, a form of Alfred , which was sometimes written Alvred, especially in Old French texts. The v was misread as a vowel, since v and u were written identically and not regarded as distinct letters. 2. from the Middle English personal name Alrit, a variant of Aldred .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lucinda May Allred Wood, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • May L Wood in household of Frank Wood, "United States Census, 1930"
  • May L Woods in household of Frank Woods, "United States Census, 1900"

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