Joseph Thomas Wood

1873–
Tipton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Joseph Thomas

When Joseph Thomas Wood was born in 1873, in Tipton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Wood, was 30 and his mother, Mary Baker Harrison, was 27.

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Family Time Line

William Wood
1843–
Mary Baker Harrison
1846–1885
Elizabeth Ann Wood
1867–
William Wood
1868–
Mary Ann Wood
1869–
Joseph Thomas Wood
1873–
Ada Emily Wood
1876–
Samuel Wood
1878–
William Henry Wood
1881–
Mary Jane Wood
1883–

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 7

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 11

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 31

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

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)

  • Jos Thos Wood in household of William Wood, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Joseph Thomas Woods, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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