William Erwin Wood

31 March 1893–27 November 1969 (Age 76)
Grafton, Washington, Utah, United States

The Life of William Erwin

When William Erwin Wood was born on 31 March 1893, in Grafton, Washington, Utah, United States, his father, John Wood Jr, was 34 and his mother, Sarah Jane Gibson, was 29. He married Elsie Stout on 19 May 1914, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Hurricane, Washington, Utah, United States for about 20 years and St. George Election Precinct, Washington, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 27 November 1969, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Hurricane, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Erwin Wood
1893–1969
Elsie Stout
1892–1980
Marriage: 19 May 1914
Reva Wood
1915–1986
Theo Wood
1917–2012
LaGrand Erwin Wood
1919–2008
Dwane Gibson Wood
1922–1988
Earl Stout Wood
1925–1993
Valden Jay Wood
1927–1991
Philo John Wood
1930–2002

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 May 1914
St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State

Age 3

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.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 20

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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)

  • Erwin W Wood, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • William Erwin Wood, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Wm Erwin Wood, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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