Surname Saturday: Wood

My great-grandfather, Joseph James Allen's mother was my most recent Wood ancestor:

2. Marion Wood, b. Feb 1871, Summit, Jackson, MI; d. bet. 1945-1955, Manistee, Manistee, MI.  Married John Grant Allen 18 May 1890, Blanchard, Isabella, MI.  He was born 18 May 1869, Niles, Trumbull, OH; d. 27 Sep 1955, Parma, Jackson, MI.

3. Charles S. Wood, b. October 1842, either Ireland or Scotland; d. bet. 1910-1915, prob. in Rolland, Isabella, MI.  Came to Canada in 1855.  Married Diadame Beam 3 March 1870, East Zorra, Oxford, Ontario, Canada.  She was born 10 Oct 1852, East Zorra, Oxford, Ontario, Canada; d. 7 May 1895, Rolland, Isabella, MI.

4. Charles Wood, b. circa 1817, prob. in Scotland; d. 22 March 1863, South Dumfries, Brant, Ontario, Canada.  Married Jane Montgomery.  She was born circa July 1816, prob. in Ireland; d. 18 Feb 1893, Blenheim, Oxford, Ontario, Canada.  They are buried in St. George United (Old Wesleyan Methodist) Chruch  Cemetery in South Dumfries, Brant, Ontario, Canada.

I have information of the other children of both Charles Woods and Marion Wood, contact me if interested.  If you have any information of the family, especially if you know who Charles Wood's (b. ca. 1817) parents were, please get in touch with me either through e-mail or commenting this post.


  1. Hi my mother is grandaughter of marion wood allen who is buried in oak grove cem in manistee. Her mother was hazel ruth allen


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