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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Family Time Line

James Beattie Wood
1872–1948
Jessie Gibb Galbraith
1881–1965
Mary Roberta Wood
1904–1996
Maxwell Beattie Wood
1906–1922
Wilma Clare Wood
1907–1997
Jean Elenor Wood
1910–
Kathleen Aidan Wood
1914–1991
Jessie Arlie Wood
1917–2000
James Edward Wood
1921–1935

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World Events (1)

1982

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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