Horace John Henry Woods

31 December 1917–29 July 1978 (Age 60)
Richmond, Wayne, Indiana, United States

The Life of Horace John Henry

When Horace John Henry Woods was born on 31 December 1917, in Richmond, Wayne, Indiana, United States, his father, Roy Austin Woods, was 28 and his mother, Sarah Josephine Mc Farland, was 21. He lived in Boston, Wayne, Indiana, United States in 1930. He died on 29 July 1978, in Olmsted, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Richmond, Wayne, Indiana, United States.

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Horace John Henry Woods
1917–1978
Marilyn Louise Druley
1924–2003

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1931 · The Prehistoric Minnesota Woman

Age 14

The Minnesota Woman was the name given to the skeletal remains of a woman thought to be 8,000 years old found near Pelican Rapids. The bones were brought to the University of Minnesota for more study. Later, Dr. Albert Jenks identified them as the bones of a 15 or 16 year old woman. Scientists now recognize the girl as someone whose ancestors were Paleo-Indian and now her skeletal remains have been reburied in South Dakota, not available for further study.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 18

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived in the woods ( see Wood ).2 Irish: English name adopted as a translation of Ó Cuill ‘descendant of Coll’ ( see Quill ), or in Ulster of Mac Con Coille ‘son of Cú Choille’, a personal name meaning ‘hound of the wood’, which has also been mistranslated Cox , as if formed with coileach ‘cock’, ‘rooster’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Horace Woods in household of Roy Woods, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Horas H Woods in household of Ray A Woods, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Horace J Woods, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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