Catherine Otis Wood

16 August 1825–28 November 1919 (Age 94)
Middleborough Center, Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Catherine Otis

When Catherine Otis Wood was born on 16 August 1825, in Middleborough Center, Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, her father, William Thomson Wood, was 24 and her mother, Amanda Sampson, was 24. She married William Wilbur on 9 August 1846, in Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Massachusetts, United States in 1870 and Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States in 1880. She died on 28 November 1919, in Middleborough Center, Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

William Wilbur
1816–1896
Catherine Otis Wood
1825–1919
Marriage: 9 August 1846
Edwin Laforest Wilber
1848–1929

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 August 1846
Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

    Female1825–1919Female

    William Henry Wood

    Male1832–Male

    Abner Wood

    Male1838–1928Male

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 5

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1863

Age 38

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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)

  • Catharine O Wilbur in household of Abner Wood, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Catharine Wilbur in household of Abner Wood, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Catherine O Wilbour in household of William Wilbour, "United States Census, 1850"

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