Daniel Wood

Brief Life History of Daniel

When Daniel Wood was born about 1615, in England, United Kingdom, his father, John Wood, was 38 and his mother, Mary Allen, was 26. He married Mary Foster about 1642, in Ipswich, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died in 1648, in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 34, and was buried in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Wood
1615–1648
Mary Foster
1618–1705
Marriage: about 1642
Judith WOOD
1643–1725
Daniel Wood
1649–1719

Sources (11)

  • U.S., New England Marriages Prior to 1700
  • Daniel Wood, "Find A Grave Index"
  • New England, The Great Migration and The Great Migration Begins, 1620-1635

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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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From Find A Grave Index:

Capt Daniel Wood Sr. Birth 1615 England Death 1649 (aged 33–34) Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Burial Highland Cemetery Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Memorial ID 113254838 …

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