Mary Miriam Wood

21 May 1910–18 October 1985 (Age 75)
Hackney, London, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary Miriam

Mary Miriam Wood was born on 21 May 1910, in Hackney, London, England, United Kingdom. She married Edgar Bedwell in 1932. She died on 18 October 1985, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Edgar Bedwell
1907–1986
Mary Miriam Wood
1910–1985
Marriage: 1932

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1932
Wst Ham, London, England

World Events (3)

1914

Age 4

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.
1915 · Zeppelins Over London

Age 5

On May 31, 1915 a German zeppelin went over London in dark of night. It released a bomb over the city killing 28 people and wounding 60. 
1918

Age 8

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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