Elizabeth Wood

13 November 1790–20 May 1857 (Age 66)
Putnam, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Wood was born on 13 November 1790, in Putnam, New York, United States, her father, Jedediah Wood, was 25 and her mother, Abigail Ganung, was 22. She married Asahel Cole about 1807, in Dutchess, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 20 May 1857, in Kent, Putnam, New York, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Carmel, Putnam, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Asahel Cole
Elizabeth Wood
Marriage: about 1807
Hannah Cole
Agmon Wood Cole
Milan Cole

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1807Dutchess, New York, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    Age 1
    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
    1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York
    Age 7
    Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
    Age 18
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    Name Meaning

    English: mainly a topographic name for someone who lived in or by a wood, from Middle English wode ‘wood’ (Old English wudu). In North America, the English form of the surname has absorbed cognates from other languages, such as French Bois and Polish Les .English: in a few cases, a nickname for an eccentric or perhaps a violent person, from Middle English wode ‘frenzied, wild’ (Old English wōd).Americanized form of French Gadbois .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (1)

    • Betty Wood Cole, "Find A Grave Index"

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