Hugh Ashby Wood

1913–1967 (Age 54)
Holden, Millard, Utah, United States

The Life of Hugh Ashby

When Hugh Ashby Wood was born on 28 September 1913, in Holden, Millard, Utah, United States, his father, Edward Alfred Wood, was 44 and his mother, Ada Jane Ashby, was 42. He married Ethel Nixon on 2 March 1933, in Millard, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Holden Election Precinct, Millard, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 6 October 1967, in Holden, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Holden, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hugh Ashby Wood
1913–1967
Ethel Nixon
1913–1989
Marriage: 2 March 1933
Russell Carl Wood
1933–1961
baby boy Wood
1941–1941

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
2 March 1933
Millard, Utah, United States
children

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World Events (8)

1915 · Dinosaur National Monument

Age 2

Dinosaur National Monument is a park that contains over 800 paleontological sites and fossils. It was declared a National Monument on October 4, 1915.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1928 · Bryce Canyon National Park

Age 15

Bryce Canyon, being named after Ebenezer Bryce, was designated first as a national monument by President Warren G. Harding in 1923 but was re-designated as a nation park in 1928 by Congress.

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Story Highlight

Hugh Ashby Wood 1913-1967

Hugh Ashby Wood 1913-1967 Written by his sister Grace Wood Jensen Hugh was born September 28, 1913 in Holden, Utah, to Edward A. and Ada Jane Ashby Wood. He grew up much the same as other boys …

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Sources (3)

  • Hugh A Wood, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Hugh A Wood in household of Edward A Wood, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hugh Wood in household of Edward A Wood, "United States Census, 1920"

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