Mary Roberta Wood

January 1904–28 June 1996 (Age 92)
British Columbia, Canada

The Life of Mary Roberta

When Mary Roberta Wood was born in January 1904, in British Columbia, Canada, her father, James Beattie Wood, was 31 and her mother, Jessie Gibb Galbraith, was 22. She lived in Comox, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada in 1911. She died on 28 June 1996, in Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 92.

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James Beattie Wood
Jessie Gibb Galbraith
Mary Roberta Wood
Maxwell Beattie Wood
Wilma Clare Wood
Jean Elenor Wood
Kathleen Aidan Wood
Jessie Arlie Wood
James Edward Wood

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Age 78

Canada Act is passed. The United Kingdom transfers final legal powers over Canada. The country adopts its new constitution, which includes a charter of rights.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish:1. mainly a topographic name for someone who lived in or by a wood or a metonymic occupational name for a woodcutter or forester, from Middle English wode ‘wood’ (Old English wudu). 2. nickname for a mad, eccentric, or violent person, from Middle English wōd ‘mad’, ‘frenzied’ (Old English wād), as in Adam le Wode, Worcestershire 1221 .

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

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  • Mary Roberta Wood in household of James Beattie Wood, "Canada Census, 1911"

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