Lily Wood

Female1896–

Brief Life History of Lily

When Lily Wood was born in 1896, in Belbroughton, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Charles Wood, was 36 and her mother, Sarah Fox, was 35.

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Family Time Line

Charles Wood
1860–
Sarah Fox
1862–
Charles Thomas Wood
1885–1986
Sarah Elizabeth Wood
1888–1891
John Henry Wood
1892–1978
Arthur Wood
1894–
Lily Wood
1896–

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    World Events (3)

    1904 · The Entente Cordiale

    Age 8

    The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

    1908

    Age 12

    London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    1914

    Age 18

    Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

    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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