Stella C Wood

Female30 August 1918–7 July 1999

Brief Life History of Stella C

When Stella C Wood was born on 30 August 1918, in West Virginia, United States, her father, Charles Carter Wood, was 32 and her mother, Rosa Olive Beale, was 27. She had at least 1 son with Joseph Paul Slamick. She lived in Mingo, Randolph, West Virginia, United States in 1930 and Grant District, Marion, West Virginia, United States for about 5 years. She died on 7 July 1999, in Marion, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia, United States.

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Joseph Paul Slamick
Stella C Wood
Paul Joseph Slamick

Sources (7)

  • Stella C Wood in household of Charlie C Wood, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Stella Wood, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Stella C. Slamick, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.


Age 2

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.


Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: mainly a topographic name for someone who lived in or by a wood, from Middle English wode ‘wood’ (Old English wudu). In North America, the English form of the surname has absorbed cognates from other languages, such as French Bois and Polish Les .

English: in a few cases, a nickname for an eccentric or perhaps a violent person, from Middle English wode ‘frenzied, wild’ (Old English wōd).

Americanized form of French Gadbois .

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

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