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John B. Wood, I
Birth: Dec. 20, 1798
Moravia
Cayuga County
New York, USA
Death: Jun. 11, 1880
Quincy
Adams County
Illinois, USA

Illinois Governor. Wood came west from his native New York in 1818 and is recognized for founding the city of Quincy, Illinois in 1822. He was elected Lieutenant Governor of Illinois in 1856 and became Governor in 1860 upon the death of elected Governor William Henry Bissell, serving the rest of his term. He was Colonel of the 137th Illinois Infantry Regiment in 1864 during the Civil War. (bio by: Christy) 
 
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 Parents:
  Daniel Wood
 
 Spouse:
  Anna Maria Streeter Wood (1801 - 1863)*
 
 Children:
  John B. Wood (1830 - 1889)*
  Emily Wood (1833 - 1835)*
  Ada J. Wood (1835 - 1844)*
  Henry C. Wood (1839 - 1842)*
  James T. Wood (1842 - 1850)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodland Cemetery
Quincy
Adams County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Scott Maxwell
Record added: Jul 20, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6624158
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