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Emma D. Bowker Wood
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Birth: 1850, USA
Death: Jul. 19, 1923
Tulsa County
Oklahoma, USA

The funeral of Mrs. Emma D. Wood, past supreme chief of the Pythian Sisters, who died Thursday, Jul 19, 1923 at the home of her son, E.A. Wood, in Tulsa, Ok., was held at 3 p.m., Saturday, July 21st, from Sicilian hall, Knights of Pythias, 2940 Troost avenue. Mrs. Wood was the widow of Martin D. Wood, for may years superintendant of the Western Union Telegraph Company here. She was the daughter of Dr. Seth D. Bowker, an early Kansas City resident and physician. Mrs. Wood founded the first temple of the Pythian Sisters here, in Missouri. Pythian Sisters Lodge No. 32, were in charge of the funeral.
KANSAS CITY STAR, Friday, Jul 20, 1923

Union Cemetery records.
Emma D. Wood was buried at Union Cemetery on July 21, 1923, in Section 19, Lot 13. There is a large dark gray granite monument on the lot, there is no inscription for Mrs. Wood. 
Family links: 
  Seth Dean Bowker (1830 - 1901)
  Judelia Wood Bowker (1832 - 1906)
  Martin D. Wood (1843 - 1904)
  Mabel J Wood Bryan (1882 - 1905)*
  Emma D. Bowker Wood (1850 - 1923)
  Eunice Isabella Bowker Gray (1854 - 1930)*
  Seth Dean Bowker (1869 - 1895)*
*Calculated relationship
Union Cemetery
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Section 19 Lot 13 (gravestone not found in 1986 survey or 2011 photographic survey of cemetery)
Created by: DKOWN
Record added: Nov 10, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100489454
Emma D. <i>Bowker</i> Wood
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You are not forgotten, Emma.
- J F-B
 Added: Sep. 18, 2013

 Added: Nov. 10, 2012

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