Wyman Evett Wood

18 February 1910–15 July 1979 (Age 69)
Henrietta, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Wyman Evett

When Wyman Evett Wood was born on 18 February 1910, in Henrietta, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States, his father, Samuel Lee Wood, was 23 and his mother, Verdi Putnam, was 21. He married Flora Young McDaniel on 14 October 1933, in Cool Spring Township, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States. He lived in Rutherford, North Carolina, United States in 1935 and Swannanoa Township, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 15 July 1979, in Gainesville, Hall, Georgia, United States, at the age of 69.

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Wyman Evett Wood
Flora Young McDaniel
Marriage: 14 October 1933

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts
Age 2
Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established
Age 8
Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
Age 19
13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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 (2)

  • Wyman E Wood, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wyman E. Wood, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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