Laura Wood

November 1898–
Nebraska, United States

The Life of Laura

When Laura Wood was born in November 1898, in Nebraska, United States, her father, Fred Henry Wood, was 32 and her mother, Rosella Lewis, was 32. She lived in Wood River Township, Custer, Nebraska, United States in 1900.

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Family Time Line

Fred Henry Wood
1866–1949
Rosella Lewis
1866–1934
Russell Dan Wood
1888–1950
Ruby Grace Wood
1891–1986
Earle Wood
1893–1957
Nellie Charity Wood
1898–1949
Laura Wood
1898–
Neva Wood
1899–1977
Henry Augustus Wood
1901–1981
Lilly M Wood
1905–
LeRoy Harvey Wood
1906–1972
Charles Acel Wood
1909–
Otis Wood
1911–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1866–1949Male

    Rosella Lewis

    Female1866–1934Female

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (3)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 2

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1944 · Congress Passes the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Project

Age 46

The Flood Control Act of 1944 was passed and would later be called the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program. It was named after the authors of the program Lewis A. Pick and William Glenn Sloan. It began as two separate plans but they both had the idea for an irrigation system that would help with the flooding of the Missouri River.

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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Sources (1)

  • Laura Wood in household of Fred H Wood, "United States Census, 1900"

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