Isabel Hedges Wood

23 June 1899–5 September 1996 (Age 97)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Isabel Hedges

When Isabel Hedges Wood was born on 23 June 1899, in Virginia, United States, her father, Robert Hancock Wood, was 43 and her mother, Isabel Plympton Hedges, was 35. She married Homer Adams Holt on 22 March 1924, in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Fayetteville, Fayette, West Virginia, United States in 1930 and Charleston Magisterial District, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 5 September 1996, at the age of 97, and was buried in Lewisburg, Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Homer Adams Holt
Isabel Hedges Wood
Marriage: 22 March 1924
Robert Byrne Holt

Spouse and Children

22 March 1924
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States


    Robert Byrne Holt


Parents and Siblings

    Robert Hancock Wood


    Isabel Plympton Hedges




    William Woodhull Wood



    Elizabeth W. Wood



    Robert E Wood


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1901 · Maggie Lena Walker Opens Bank

Age 2

Maggie Lena Walker was the first African American and woman to open a bank. She opened the St. Luke Penny Savings Bank on August 20, 1901. She encouraged the young people to start saving their pennies in her bank and when they hit a hundred pennies they could start a bank account with the bank.

Age 28

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Isabelle H Wood in household of Robert H Wood, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Isabelle Holt in household of Homer A Holt, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Isabella H Wood in household of Robert H Wood, "United States Census, 1900"

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