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Pvt George Wood
Birth: Sep. 17, 1842
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 9, 1933
Saint Louis
Gratiot County
Michigan, USA

Beloved son of; ( )and ( )who were born in England.
Possible brother by the name of Stephen Wood whom also served in the same Artillery unit at the same time.
(waiting on National Archives papers.film m545 roll 48

George was born in Black Rock New York on September 09,1842. He came to Wheeler Gratiot county Michigan in 1861.
Dearest husband of Eva(EVE nee Taylor)of Indiana, they were married on February 01,1878 in Wheeler Gratiot County Mi. film #2342464
Eva sadly dies in 1928 :(

George and Eva had the following children;

MARY born 1879 in Wheeler Gratiot county MI.(THIS is the daughter that remains with George on all census records up to his death).

LYMAN L. born September 04,1881 in Wheeler Grattiot county MI.
marries Sylva Foster b.1899 in Indiana daughter of W.W.Foster and Heneritte Lanning married July 02, 1910 in Alma Gratiot count MI.

LE-ROY born June 21,1884 d.o.d Feb 26,1956 in Wheeler Gratiot county f.a.g.#36872074
marries Lola Gillis b. 1891 in Ohio,daughter of Edward Gillis and Minnie Radway married on March 11.1915 in Breckenridge Gratiot county MI.

ETHAN R.(OR ETHEL) born May 17,1887 in Wheeler Gratiot county Mi

CHARLES born May 12,1888 d.o.d. March 31, 1944 in Wheeler Gratiot county MI f.ag.#48951272
marries Maud M.Davis b.1888 in Wolverine Mi daughter of Alfred Davis.Married on July 02,1911 f.a.g.#48965262

Glen born August 03, 1891 in Wheeler Gratiot county MI
marries Elizabeth Haley born on April 18,1898 in Midland MI.Married on April 04,1938 In Indiana.Glenn sadly dies on November 21, 1955.


He answered to the call to arms and enlisted in the 13th Independent Battery Michigan Light Artillery in late 1861.

Private George Wood MET PRESIDENT ABRAHAM LINCOLN SEVERAL TIMES WHILE HE WAS SERVING IN WASHINGTON D.C.(see unit history below).

PRIVATE GEORGE WOOD WAS ALSO SENT WITH HIS BATTERY AND THE 16TH NEW YORK CALVARY TO HUNT JOHN WILKES BOOTH AND DANIEL HAROLD, SENT FROM VIENNA INTO LOUDON COUNTY, THEN TO GARRETTS FARM NEAR PORT ROYAL ON APRIL 26. 1865.**

The 13th Independent Battery was on duty at Camp Berry,and charged with defences of Washington D.C.until May 14,1864.Fort Stevens,Northern Defenses of Washington D.C.,Fort Foote,and Fort Sumnner,and Fort Rens.(??)Partial history thus far.

Entire Battery was MOUNTED(requested) on February 27, 1865 by President Abraham Lincoln to be engaged in operations against guerrillas and Patrol duty in Maryland untill END OF June 1865.


SOURCES; SAGINAW DAILY NEWS SATURDAY SEPT.10, 1933
NATIONAL ARCHIVES CIVAL WAR SOLDIERS LIST
NATIONAL ARCHIVES FORM 86 sent for
Census records 1900 1910 1920 1930
Michigan marriage records



 
 
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 Spouse:
  Eva Taylor Wood (1860 - 1928)*
 
 Children:
  Charles F. Wood (1880 - 1944)*
  Ethel Rose Wood Clark (1887 - 1914)*
  Glenn Wood (1891 - 1955)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Breckenridge Cemetery
Breckenridge
Gratiot County
Michigan, USA
 
Maintained by: j wyke
Originally Created by: Shree & Paul Williams
Record added: Oct 26, 2011
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Pvt George Wood
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Pvt George Wood
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Pvt George Wood
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- j wyke
 Added: Dec. 7, 2013
here comes some more of your children,rest in peace soldier
- j wyke
 Added: Sep. 2, 2012
NOOO MORE ADS FOR YOU PRIVATE,IT IS AN HONOR TO SPONSORYOR MEMORIAL
- j wyke
 Added: Sep. 1, 2012
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