Arizona Alice Lyall

1897–1945 (Age 48)
Clintwood, Dickenson, Virginia, United States

The Life of Arizona Alice

When Arizona Alice Lyall was born on 12 June 1897, in Clintwood, Dickenson, Virginia, United States, her father, Bart Lyall, was 26 and her mother, Phoebe Jane Wood, was 20. She married Tolby Sterling Wood about 1914, in Dickenson, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. She died on 18 December 1945, in Turkey Creek, Pike, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Belfry, Pike, Kentucky, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Arizona Alice Lyall
Tolby Sterling Wood
Marriage: about 1914
Chloe Woods
Edna Virginia Woods
Joseph Wood
Bessie Girtrue Wood
Basil Hester Woods
Thelma Woods
Florna Woods
Fay Woods
Virginia Alice Woods
Female Woods
Tolby Sterling Woods

Spouse & Children

about 1914
Dickenson, Virginia, United States


  • Chloe Woods


  • Edna Virginia Woods


  • Joseph Wood


  • Bessie Girtrue Wood


  • Basil Hester Woods


+6 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1871–1944Male

  • Phoebe Jane Wood




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1899 · USS Shubrick is Launched

Age 2

On March 11, 1899 the USS Shubrick was laid, on October 31, 1899 it was launched. The ship was named after William Branford Shubrick. It was sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick and commissioned in 1901 with Lt Allen M Cook in command.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 13

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

Scottish: probably from an Old Norse personal name Liulfr, composed of an uncertain first element + úlfr ‘wolf’, although Reaney gives this as a pet form of Lyon or Lionel.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Arzena Wood in household of Talby Wood, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Arizona Woods in household of T S Woods, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Zona Woods in household of Tolbie Woods, "United States Census, 1930"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account
Create a free account to view more about your family.
Share this with your family and friends.