Robert Edward Woods

Male2 May 1924–8 June 1999

Brief Life History of Robert Edward

When Robert Edward Woods was born on 2 May 1924, in Texas, United States, his father, Carl Delvin Woods, was 38 and his mother, Lulah S LOUBIE Boyd Woods, was 39. He had at least 2 daughters with Eunice Euline Prather. He lived in Ranger, Eastland, Texas, United States for about 5 years and Justice Precinct 3, Travis, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 8 June 1999, in Travis, Texas, United States, at the age of 75.

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Robert Edward Woods
Eunice Euline Prather
Donna Kay Woods
Peggy Joyce Woods

Sources (9)

  • Robert Woods in household of C D Woods, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert E Woods, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Obert Edward Woods in entry for Richard Alan Woods, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"

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World Events (8)


Age 3

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

1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 5

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 20

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Wood with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s.

Irish: 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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