Barbara Jean Wood

10 May 1928–25 January 2007 (Age 78)
Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States

The Life of Barbara Jean

When Barbara Jean Wood was born on 10 May 1928, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, her father, Wallace Clifton Wood, was 25 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Mackey, was 23. She married Raymond Hilden Fuquay on 11 October 1947, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Perry Township, Marion, Indiana, United States in 1930. She died on 25 January 2007, in Saint Paul, Adams Township, Decatur, Indiana, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Shelbyville, Shelby, Indiana, United States.

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Raymond Hilden Fuquay
Barbara Jean Wood
Marriage: 11 October 1947
Diane S Fuquay

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11 October 1947
Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

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.

Age 3

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 21

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

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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  • Barbara J Wood in household of Wallace C Wood, "United States Census, 1930"
  • 1940 United States Federal Census
  • 1930 United States Federal Census

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