Charles Wood Jr

21 February 1849–16 July 1923 (Age 74)
Headcorn, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Charles

When Charles Wood Jr was born on 21 February 1849, in Headcorn, Kent, England, United Kingdom, his father, Charles Wood, was 23 and his mother, Ann Day, was 19. He married Sophia Dame on 20 March 1872, in Meadow, Millard, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Holden, Millard, Utah Territory, United States in 1880. He died on 16 July 1923, in Holden, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Holden, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Charles Wood Jr
Sophia Dame
Marriage: 20 March 1872
George Charles Wood
William Hayes Wood
Lavina Ann Wood
Richard Lee Wood
Benjamin Sardis Wood
Rebecca Ellen Wood
Elizabeth Jane Wood
Joseph Ezra Wood
Rulon Wells Wood
Gertrude Sophia Wood

Spouse and Children

20 March 1872
Meadow, Millard, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Sand River Convention. Britain recognizes Transvaal as the independent Afrikaner South African Republic.
1860 · Abraham Lincoln Elected President

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln was Elected President of the United States in November of 1860
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 21

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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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A History of Charles Wood Jr.

A History of Charles Wood Jr. written by Joseph Ezra Wood Charles Wood, Jr., the eldest son of Charles Wood, Sr., was born February 21, 1849, at Headcorn, Kent, England. He married Sophia Dame, d …

Sources (3)

  • Charles Wood, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Chas Wood in household of Chas Wood, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Charls Wood, "United States Census, 1920"

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