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1. John Wood

Birth Date: 12 Apr 1831
Birth Place: Venango Twp., Crawford County, PA
Death Date: 25 Mar 1902
Death Place: 470 N. Main St., Meadville, Crawford County, PA
Burial Date: 27 Mar 1902
Burial Place: Greendale Cemetery, Meadville, PA
Occupation: Miller
Education: Little
Religion: First Methodist Episcopal Church, Meadville, PA

Wood, John (Meadville)
Died Mar. 25, 1902, aged ca 71 yrs.
*Obit. Interm. in Greendale Cem.
Obituary - Crawford Journal Mar. 27, 1902, p.4. col.3, C
Obituary - Evening Republican Mar. 25, 1902, p.1, col.3, C

Spouse: Sarah Caroline Himebaugh
Birth Date: 11 May 1833
Birth Place: Venango, Pennsylvania
Christen Date: 1 Sep 1833
Christen Place: Zion Church, Upper French Creek Congregation
Death Date: 18 Sep 1918
Death Place: 115 Crawford St., Meadville, Crawford County, PA
Burial Date: 20 Sep 1918
Burial Place: Greendale Cemetery, Meadville, PA
Occupation: Homemaker
Religion: First Methodist Episcopal Church, Meadville, PA
Spouse Father: Joseph Himebaugh (1799-1886)
Spouse Mother: Matilda Gehr (1804-1841)

Spouse Notes: 
Wood, Mrs. Sarah C. (Meadv.)
(Widow of John Wood)
Died at home of grandson, Wallace F. Wood, on Sept. 18, 1918, age 85 yrs.
Brief obit. Interm. in Greendale Cem.
Obituary - Evening Republican Sept. 18, 1918, p.4, col. 1 C

Have a copy of Last Will & Testament:
Writen & signed: 14 Dec. 1906

Item 1: Grandson Clarence Wood, $50.00
Item 2: Grandson Virgil Wood, $50.00
Item 3: Grandson Wallace S. Wood, $100.00
Item 4: House at 610 North Main Street, to son Vernon L. Wood, if he died before his wife, Margery L. Wood, she could live in the house as long as she didn't get remarried. The house than went to their children.
Item 5: Remainer of estate went to Vernon L. Wood
Item 6: Appoint my son Vernon L. Wood Sole Executor.

Marriage Date: 1854

Children: Vernon Lloyd
Emory Melville, Ph. D.
Wallace Clyde

1.1 Vernon Lloyd Wood

Birth Date: 20 Apr 1869
Birth Place: Townville, PA
Death Date: 8 Oct 1938
Death Place: At home - 610 North Main St., Meadville, PA
Burial Date: 11 Oct 1938
Burial Place: Saegertown Cemetery, Saegertown, Crawford, PA
Occupation: Operated Wood & Stone Jewelry Store in Meadville, PA
Education: Public School - Meadville, PA
Religion: Christ Episcopal Church, Meadville, PA

Wood, Vernon L. (Meadville)
Married to Marjorie L. Stafford (?)
on Nov. 6, 1889, in Meadville, by Rev. Dr. C.E. Hall
Meadville Messenger Nov. 14, 1889, p. 8, col. 4
Craw. Journal Nov. 21, 1889, p. 8, col. 4

Meadville Messenger:
Wood - Stafford
This city, November 6th, Mr. Vernon L. Wood, to Miss Marjorie L. Stafford, both of Meadville, Rev. Dr. C.E. Hall officiating.

Crawford Journal:
Wood - Stafford
In Meadville, Nov. 6th, by Rev. Dr. Hall, Mr. V.L. Wood and Miss Marjorie L. Stafford, all of Meadville.

Wood, Vernon L. (Meadville)
Died Oct. 8, 1938, age 69 yrs.
Obit. Interment in Saegertown Cemetery
Obituary - Tribune Republican. Oct. 10, 1938, pg. 3, col. 3 C (Sesqui - Centennial Edition was on this roll)


Spouse: Marjory L Stafford
Birth Date: 3 Jun 1869
Birth Place: Pittston, PA
Death Date: 25 Sep 1946
Death Place: Rochester General Hospital, Rochester, PA
Burial Date: 28 Sep 1946
Burial Place: Saegertown Cemetery, Saegertown, Crawford, PA
Occupation: Housewife
Religion: Christ Episcopal Church, Meadville, PA
Spouse Father: Charles Augustus Stafford (1830-1912)
Spouse Mother: Elizabeth Buckley (1837-1915)

Spouse Notes: 
Wood, Mrs. Marjorie L. 9-25-1946

Marriage Date: 6 Nov 1889

Children: Wallace Stafford 'Wally"
Lloyd Vernon
John Raymond

1.2 Emory Melville Wood Ph. D

Birth Date: 2 Jul 1856
Birth Place: Woodcock or Townville, Crawford Co., PA
Death Date: 6 Nov 1903
Death Place: Albion, Mich.
Burial Date: 8 Nov 1903
Burial Place: Block 44, Lot 9, Riverside Cemetery, Albion, MI
Occupation: College Professor of mathematics at Albion College
Education: Clas of 1879 - Allegheny College, Meadville / Albion Col. MI
Religion: Member of the First M. E. Church

Wood, Emery M., Ph. D. (ex Meadville)
(Son of Mrs. S.C. Wood)
Died Nov. 6, 1903, in Albion, Mich, aged 49 years.
*Obit. Interm. in Riverside Cem., Albion, MI.
Obituary - Evening Republican Nov. 16, 1903, p.2. col. 7
Obituary - Crawford Journal Nov. 12, 1903, p.1. col. 5

Riverside Cemetery in Albion - information: Emory M. Wood, born July 2, 1856, died November 6, 1903. Birthplace: Venango, Crawford County, Pennsylvania. Death place: Battle Creek, Michigan. Obituary front page Albion Recorder November 12, 1903. Father: John Wood. Mother Sarah Hinebaugh. Married to: Olive Muesse, married July 16, 1885 in Lancaster, Wisconsin.

Spouse: Olive Eliza Muesse
Birth Date: About 1861
Spouse Father: Henry Ralph Muesse (1836-)
Spouse Mother: Eliza Reynolds (1842-1893)

1.3 Wallace Clyde Wood

Birth Date: 23 Jan 1863
Birth Place: Townville, Crawford County, PA
Death Date: 1 Aug 1881
Death Place: Meadville, Crawford County, PA
Burial Date: Aug 1881
Burial Place: Greendale Cemetery, Crawford County, PA
Occupation: Listed at school per the 1880 Census
Education: Attended School
Religion: Methodist

Wood, Wallace C. (Meadville)
(Son of John Wood)
Died Aug. 1, 1881, of typhoid fever, age 18 yrs.

Obituary - Meadville Daily Republican Aug. 1, 1881, p.3, col. 4


Wood, Emory Melville, Ph. D. 1.2 
Wood, John 1. 
Wood, Vernon Lloyd 1.1 
Wood, Wallace Clyde 1.3 

Family History - 9 Feb 2001

Submitted by Jeff Wood



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