George B Wood

Male1881–

Brief Life History of George B

George B Wood was born in 1881. He had at least 2 sons with Mary S. Wood. He lived in Williamsville, Amherst, Erie, New York, United States in 1940.

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George B Wood
1881–
Mary S. Wood
1893–
Frederick Scott Wood
1932–2015
Robert F Wood
1934–

Sources (4)

  • George B Wood, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George Brown Woods, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • George B Woods in household of Lemuel Richard, "United States Census, 1920"

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Children (2)

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 0

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 31

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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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