John Mollott Wood

22 December 1842–3 October 1923 (Age 80)
Bucknall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John Mollott

When John Mollott Wood was born on 22 December 1842, in Bucknall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Wood, was 22 and his mother, Mary Wood, was 17. He married Matilda Cooper on 5 September 1863, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 daughters. He immigrated to United States in 1851 and lived in Box Township, Cedar, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1920. He died on 3 October 1923, in El Dorado Springs, Cedar, Missouri, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Coal Hill Cemetery, El Dorado Springs, Cedar, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Mollott Wood
Matilda Cooper
Marriage: 5 September 1863
Rosa Ann Wood
Mary Elizabeth Wood
Julia A. Wood
Mary A Wood
Matilda Wood

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 September 1863Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 15
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.
    Age 23
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    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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    Sources (13)

    • John Wood in household of Ina G Clutter, "United States Census, 1920"
    • John Wood, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
    • John Wood, "United States Census, 1910"

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