Winston Wood

Georgia, United States

The Life of Winston

When Winston Wood was born in 1838, in Georgia, United States, his father, William B. Wood, was 41 and his mother, Martha Durbin, was 40. He married Lucinda E. Formby on 3 March 1872, in Coweta, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Randolph, Alabama, United States for about 10 years and Marietta, Cobb, Georgia, United States in 1880.

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Winston Wood
Lucinda E. Formby
Marriage: 3 March 1872
Annie L. Wood
Antoinette Wood

Spouse and Children

3 March 1872
Coweta, Georgia, United States


    Annie L. Wood


    Antoinette Wood


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World Events (8)


Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire

Age 11

The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 32

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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 (3)

  • Winston Wood, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Winston Wood in household of William Wood, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Winston Wood in household of William Wood, "United States Census, 1860"

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