James Thomas Wood

August 1855–16 June 1930 (Age 74)
Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of James Thomas

When James Thomas Wood was born in August 1855, in Missouri, United States, his father, James Wood, was 34 and his mother, Mary Wood, was 29. He married Hester Lois Kinnaman on 28 October 1877, in Clinton, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Washington Township, DeKalb, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Stewartsville, DeKalb, Missouri, United States in 1930. He died on 16 June 1930, in De Kalb, Buchanan, Missouri, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Stewartsville, DeKalb, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Thomas Wood
Hester Lois Kinnaman
Marriage: 28 October 1877
Mabel Luella Wood
Charles Elmer Wood
James Arthur Wood
Mary Bertha Wood
Cora Hester Wood
Clara Edith Wood
Ruby Ethel Wood
Stella Mae Wood

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 October 1877Clinton, Missouri, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
    Age 8
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 20
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English: mainly a topographic name for someone who lived in or by a wood, from Middle English wode ‘wood’ (Old English wudu). In North America, the English form of the surname has absorbed cognates from other languages, such as French Bois and Polish Les .English: in a few cases, a nickname for an eccentric or perhaps a violent person, from Middle English wode ‘frenzied, wild’ (Old English wōd).Americanized form of French Gadbois .

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

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    Sources (16)

    • James Wood in household of James Wood, "United States Census, 1870"
    • James T Wood, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
    • James T Wood, "United States Census, 1930"

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