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.
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 .