Josephine Sedate "Lucy" Wood

3 July 1833–7 March 1868 (Age 34)
Cattaraugus, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Josephine Sedate "Lucy"

When Josephine Sedate "Lucy" Wood was born on 3 July 1833, in Cattaraugus, New York, United States, her father, Seth Wood Jr., was 24 and her mother, Lucy Pomeroy, was 20. She married William Carmer Rounds about 1854, in Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 7 March 1868, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 34, and was buried in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Carmer Rounds
1830–1894
Josephine Sedate "Lucy" Wood
1833–1868
Marriage: about 1854
Emily Adelaide Rounds
1853–1878
Charles Melvin Rounds
1866–1867
William Seth Rounds
1861–1923
Josephene Adella Rounds
1864–1923
Charles Carmer Rounds
1868–1870

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1854Michigan, United States
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (3)

    World Events (6)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 3
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1846
    Age 13
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1850
    Age 17
    Named after the early pioneer leader Daniel C. Davis the County was established as a territory in 1850.The territorial legislature created Davis County in 1852 and designated its County seat at Farmington-midway between boundaries-the Weber River on the north and the mouth of the Jordan River on the south. Westward the County includes a portion of the Great Salt Lake-its largest island on which Antelope Island State Park is now located.During first half-century Davis County grew slowly.It supported a hardy pioneer people engaged in irrigation agriculture and raising livestock.The Utah Central Railroad(now the Union Pacific crossed the County from Ogden on the north to Salt Lake City on the south in 1870 and offered welcome transportation links to bring manufactured products.This was the beginning of a transition in the County's history that led to mechanized agriculture, a surge of commerce, banking, and local business along with improved roads, new water systems, and the electrification of homes and business

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Woode
    Bois
    Woods

    Sources (6)

    • Josephine Rounds in household of Wm C Rounds, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Lucy Wood in entry for Adella Rounds Rogers, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel 1847-1868

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