Iva Belle Woods

Female29 December 1904–12 August 1944

Brief Life History of Iva Belle

When Iva Belle Woods was born on 29 December 1904, in Michigan, United States, her father, William Willard Woods, was 50 and her mother, Belle Katherine Aber Cusick, was 31. She married Edward Hunter on 21 January 1921, in Port Huron, St. Clair, Michigan, United States. She lived in Wales Township, St. Clair, Michigan, United States in 1910 and Port Huron, St. Clair, Michigan, United States in 1920. She died on 12 August 1944, in Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States, at the age of 39, and was buried in Mona View Cemetery, Muskegon Heights, Muskegon, Michigan, United States.

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Russell Herman Menish
1895–1966
Iva Belle Woods
1904–1944
Marriage: 21 August 1940

Sources (7)

  • Iva B Woods in household of Belle K Woods, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ira B Woods, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Iva Belle Woods Menish, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 August 1940Lucas, Ohio, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    Age 2

    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    1910 · Upper Twin Falls Bridge

    Age 6

    The Upper Twin Falls Bridge which connected Breitung Township, Michigan, to Florence County, Wisconsin. The through-truss bridge spanned the Menominee River and was completed in 1910. The bridge was closed to through traffic in 1971 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 12

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    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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