Charles William Wood

7 January 1919–4 May 1984 (Age 65)
Hespero, Lacombe County, Alberta, Canada

The Life of Charles William

When Charles William Wood was born on 7 January 1919, in Hespero, Lacombe County, Alberta, Canada, his father, Frederick Arthur Wood, was 27 and his mother, Myrtle Allegra Bott, was 29. He married Fay Louise Wright on 1 May 1943, in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States. He died on 4 May 1984, in Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles William Wood
Fay Louise Wright
Marriage: 1 May 1943

Spouse and Children

1 May 1943
Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Harry Arthur Wood


    Hilda Sadie Wood


    Georgina Nadine Wood


    Frank Wood



+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World

Age 2

Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 18

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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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Sources (3)

  • Charles Wood in household of Fred A Wood, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charles Wood in household of Frederick Wood, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charles W Wood, "United States Public Records, 1970-2009"

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