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John Wesley WOOD

John Wesley WOOD

Male 1834 - 1887  (52 years)

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  • Name John Wesley WOOD  [1
    Born 14 Jul 1834  Randolph County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Military CSA: (see note below)  [2
    Died 13 Feb 1887  Randolph County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried North Bend Cemetery, Farmer, Randolph County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I661  Wood-Lester
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2020 

    Father Jones Kendrick WOOD,   b. 6 Jul 1790, Randolph County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1880, Randolph County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ruth Dunn LOFTIN,   b. 28 Apr 1793,   d. 28 Mar 1869, Randolph County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 3 May 1812  Randolph County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F362  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Cornelia NANCE,   b. 14 Jan 1835, Randolph County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1907, Randolph County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 16 Sep 1858  Randolph County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Marcus Lafayette WOOD,   b. 13 Jul 1859, Randolph County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1937, Randolph County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [natural]
     2. Numa R WOOD,   b. 28 Feb 1861, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Virgil Cicero WOOD,   b. 13 Dec 1863, Davidson County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1941, Guilford County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [natural]
     4. Orlendo H G WOOD,   b. 27 Nov 1865, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Thomas Herbert WOOD,   b. 25 Feb 1868, Randolph County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1936  (Age 67 years)  [natural]
     6. Rufus J WOOD,   b. 22 May 1870, Randolph County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1898, Randolph County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)  [natural]
     7. Elizabeth J WOOD,   b. 22 May 1870,   d. 27 Feb 1946, Thomasville, Davidson County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [natural]
     8. Peninah Cora WOOD,   b. 31 Jan 1873, Randolph County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1950, Montgomery County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  [natural]
     9. Erastus Hill WOOD, Sr.,   b. 21 May 1875, Randolph County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1953, Troy, Montgomery County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F448  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    John Wesley Wood (1834-1887)
    John Wesley Wood (1834-1887)

    Documents
    John W. Wood (1834-1887)
    John W. Wood (1834-1887)
    Widow's Application for Pension, Page 1 of 2. Applicant, Sarah Cornelia Nance, wife of John W. Wood
    John W. Wood (1834-1887)
    John W. Wood (1834-1887)
    Widow's Application for Pension, Page 2 of 2. Applicant, Sarah Cornelia Nance, wife of John W. Wood

    Headstones
    John Wesley Wood (1834-1887)
    John Wesley Wood (1834-1887)
    Son of Jones Kendrick Wood and Ruth Dunn Loftin

  • Notes 
    • Died at age 52 years, 6 months, 30 days.
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      Description: John’s wife (Sarah C. Nance) applied for a widow’s pension and was approved on June 27, 1901. The pension states “Name Co. and Reg. not to be found in Roster”. Titus Winborne Johnson of Farmer, Randolph County and W. J. Miller of Asheboro, Randolph County were witnesses for Sarah on her application.

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] "Our Time In History: This Wood and Lester Family", Robert Darious Wood, Sr and J Glenn Wood, File 174A.txt.

    2. [S243] Research of John T. Nash, 6th great grandson of Capt. William Wood, Jr.