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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Family Time Line

Philarman Pratt Wood
1851–1931
Cora Elizabeth Prosser
1858–1924
Marriage: 17 November 1878
Charles Wood
1880–1881
Franklin Walter Wood
1884–
George Henry Wood
1886–1942
Ada Wood
1887–1889
Mary Anna Wood
1890–1940
Ida Wood
1891–1891

Spouse and Children

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

(6)

    Charles Wood

    Male1880–1881Male

    Franklin Walter Wood

    Male1884–Male

    Male1886–1942Male

    Ada Wood

    Female1887–1889Female

    Mary Anna Wood

    Female1890–1940Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Lloyd Wood

    Male1824–1896Male

    Female1825–1912Female

siblings

(10)

    Mary Elizabeth Wood

    Female1848–Female

    Male1851–1931Male

    Margaret Jane Wood

    Female1852–Female

    Thurman Filmore Wood

    Male1854–1858Male

    Theresa Deborah Wood

    Female1856–1939Female

+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.
1863

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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