Wanda Nadine Reading

8 August 1910–9 October 1974 (Age 64)
Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States

The Life of Wanda Nadine

When Wanda Nadine Reading was born on 8 August 1910, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, her father, John Job Reading, was 32 and her mother, Elizabeth Hobbs, was 27. She married Vaughn Milo Wood on 24 January 1927. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1935 and Goshen Election Precinct, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died on 9 October 1974, in Hamer, Jefferson, Idaho, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Vaughn Milo Wood
Wanda Nadine Reading
Marriage: 24 January 1927
Nadine Wood
John Wood
Kay Wood

Spouse and Children

24 January 1927




    Kay Wood


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1915 · Arrowrock Dam built

Age 5

In 1915, this dam was the tallest concrete dam of its kind in the world. From 1935-1937, it was repaired, raising the structure an additional 5 feet.

Age 17

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from the county seat of Berkshire, which gets its name from Old English Rēadingas ‘people of Rēad(a)’, a byname meaning ‘red’. 2. topographic name for someone who lived in a clearing, an unattested Old English ryding.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wanda Nadine Reading in household of John J Reading, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Wanda Wood in household of Vaughn Wood, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Wanda Wood in household of Vaughn Wood, "United States Census, 1940"

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