Robert Crandall Wood

26 March 1895–26 February 1973 (Age 77)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Robert Crandall

When Robert Crandall Wood was born on 26 March 1895, in Missouri, United States, his father, John Henry Wood, was 55 and his mother, Georgia Arminta Wood, was 48. He married Erma Marie Morford on 15 October 1921, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. He lived in Blue Township, Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1900. He died on 26 February 1973, in Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Robert Crandall Wood
Erma Marie Morford
Marriage: 15 October 1921

Spouse and Children

15 October 1921
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John Henry Wood


    Georgia Arminta Wood




    Mary Wood


    Sarah J. Wood



    John Wood



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World Events (8)

1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 9

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 11

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 36

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.

Name Meaning

A surname very ancient in Scotland, first called De Bosco. The family bore trees on their coat of arms.Anglo-Saxon: Wude, wood

Sources (3)

  • Robert C Wood in household of John Wood, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Robert Crandell Wood, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Robert Crandall Wood, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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