Sadie Mildred Wood

17 April 1919–29 October 2010 (Age 91)
Greene, Virginia, United States

The Life of Sadie Mildred

When Sadie Mildred Wood was born on 17 April 1919, in Greene, Virginia, United States, her father, Jesse Thomas Wood, was 31 and her mother, Sadie Harriett Gilbert, was 27. She died on 29 October 2010, in Albemarle, Virginia, United States, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Levi Edward Herring
1919–2006
Sadie Mildred Wood
1919–2010

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Thomas Gilbert Wood

    Male1913–1982Male

    Wood

    Female1916–1916Female

    Female1919–2010Female

    Elizibeth Mattie Wood

    Female1920–1921Female

    Wood

    Male1926–1926Male

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World Events (8)

1920

Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1941 · Pentagon is Built in Arlington

Age 22

The Pentagon was developed as the Department of Defense had outgrown the other buildings were it was previous located.The groundbreaking for the Pentagon was on September 11, 1941. When the Pentagon was being built, it was determined that it could be no taller than four stories high. Colonel Leslie R. Groves was the supervisor of the project, he would later become known for helping on the Manhattan Project.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 25

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

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 (2)

  • Sadie Mildred Wood, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Sadie Mildred Wood - Published information: birth-name: Sadie Mildred Wood

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