Elizabeth Wood (ms Adams)

1900–1953 (Age 53)
Glasgow, Strathclyde, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Wood (ms Adams) was born in 1900. She married Hugh Young Wood on 13 February 1920, in Dennistoun, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died in 1953, at the age of 53, and was buried in Glasgow, Strathclyde, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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Hugh Young Wood
Elizabeth Wood (ms Adams)
Marriage: 13 February 1920
Margaret (Greta) Adams Wood
Alexander Brown Wood
Elizabeth (Betty) Wood
Isobel (Isa) Wood
Hugh Wood

Spouse and Children

13 February 1920
Dennistoun, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom


World Events (8)

1902 · The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition

Age 2

The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition was organized and led by William Speirs Bruce. Him along with Robert Falcon Scott’s Discovery Expedition completed an exploration of Antarctica. They established the first manned meteorological station, the Orcadas, in 1903 and discovered new land east of the Weddell Sea. The expedition was described as the most cost-effective and carefully planned scientific expedition of the Heroic Age. The Orcadas weather station has been in continuous operation ever since.

Age 8

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 18

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

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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