Philarman Pratt Wood

26 April 1851–10 June 1931 (Age 80)
Baraboo, Sauk, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Philarman Pratt

When Philarman Pratt Wood was born on 26 April 1851, in Baraboo, Sauk, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Charles Lloyd Wood, was 26 and his mother, Ann Palmer, was 25. He married Cora Elizabeth Prosser on 17 November 1878, in North Freedom, Sauk, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 10 June 1931, in Boulder, Boulder, Colorado, United States, at the age of 80.

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Philarman Pratt Wood
Cora Elizabeth Prosser
Marriage: 17 November 1878
Charles Wood
Franklin Walter Wood
George Henry Wood
Ada Wood
Mary Anna Wood
Ida Wood

Spouse and Children

17 November 1878
North Freedom, Sauk, Wisconsin, United States


    Charles Wood


    Franklin Walter Wood



    Ada Wood


    Mary Anna Wood


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Lloyd Wood





    Mary Elizabeth Wood



    Margaret Jane Wood


    Thurman Filmore Wood


    Theresa Deborah Wood


+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

Age 3

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 21

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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)

  • Philarman Wood, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Philarman Wood in entry for George H Wood and Ethel Cole, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Philoman P. Wood, "Wisconsin Marriages, 1836-1930"

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