Lula Jane Wood

1 June 1907–23 April 1987 (Age 79)
Cumberland, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Lula Jane

When Lula Jane Wood was born on 1 June 1907, in Cumberland, North Carolina, United States, her father, John Melton Wood, was 33 and her mother, Mary Margaret Porter, was 30. She lived in Carvers Creek Township, Cumberland, North Carolina, United States for about 20 years. She died on 23 April 1987, in Fayetteville, Cumberland, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Fayetteville, Cumberland, North Carolina, United States.

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John Melton Wood
Mary Margaret Porter
Mary Emma Wood
Docia Wood
Katie Bell Wood
Lula Jane Wood
Annie Mae Wood
Elizabeth Wood
Herman Franklin Wood
Irene Wood
Angus Wade Wood
Ernest Harding Wood
Wyllye "Billie" Evelyn Wood

Parents and Siblings


    Mary Margaret Porter




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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 11

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

Age 22

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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 (3)

  • Loula Wood in household of John M Wood, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lulla Wood in household of John M Wood, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Loula Wood in household of John Melton Wood, "United States Census, 1910"

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