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Charles S. Hood
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Birth: Jul. 18, 1862
Mount Pleasant
Henry County
Iowa, USA
Death: Oct. 16, 1946
Knox County
Illinois, USA

PARENTS: Franklin Kilt (Caleb) Hood & Sarah Degroat.
Note: The above names were from their children's DCs. Obviously someone reported wrong info or it was transcribed in error. Below is the accurate data re Charles' parents:

Caleb Franklin Hood & Sarah Violetta Wilhelmina DeGroat.
Caleb was b. 14 January 1833, NY; m. ca 1861, NY; d. 3 Feb. 1904, Illinois.

PATERNAL GRANDPARENTS: Caleb Simmons Hood & Esther Louisa Nash.

Caleb, b. 8 Feb 1801, New Paltz, Ulster Co., NY; d. ca 1870, Jamaica, Queens, NY. He m. Esther Louisa Nash 27 Mar. 1825, Jerusalem, Yates Co., NY.

Ester, b. 4 Sept 1811, NY; d. 16 December 1893, Sparta, Knox Co., Illinois. (an online family tree says she d. in Beaumont, Kansas) No DC has been found.

They are found in 1830 in Wheeler Twp, Steuben Co., NY.


1880 U.S. Census for Oneida Twp, Knox Co., Illinois:
Caleb F Hood Self M 46 New York (b. 1834)
Sarah Hood Wife F 36 New York (b. 1844)
Etta H Hood Dau F 16 Iowa
Elmore Hood Son M 10 Illinois

Caleb is a laborer.

Charles and Mary Frances Crosson were married ca 1881.

1900 U.S. Census for Sparta Township, Wataga Village,​ Knox Co.,​ Illinois:
Charles S Hood M 37 yrs, b. July 1863 Iowa
Wife Mary F Hood F 50 yrs, b. Oct. 1850 Ohio
Dau Mettie V Hood F 19 yrs, b. Dec. 1881 Ill.
Son Clarance E Hood M 17 yrs, b. Aug. 1883 Ill.
Son Loyal G Hood M 14 yrs, b. May 1886 Ill.

Charles is a farm laborer; they had 3 children, all living.

Note: There is also a Charles S. Hood listed in the 1900 census for Copley Twp, Victoria Village, Knox Co, Ill, b. July 1861 in Iowa whose parents were born in NY. He is married & is listed as a "servant" in the transcribed census record but the actual census shows "farm laborer" for the Terrence & Bell McGovern family.

1910 U.S. Census for Lincoln Ward 3, Lancaster Co., Nebraska:
Charles S Hood M 49y New York
WIFE Mary F Hood F 47y Ohio
SON Guy L Hood M 23y Illinois

Charles S. Hood m. Jennie M. Reese 5 November 1912, Knox Co., Illinois. Her parents were Immanuel Harris & Fannie Wilk. The marriage records shows he was b. in Mount Pleasant, Iowa. Jennie was b. in Wataga, Knox Co., Ill.

1920 U.S. Census for Sparta, Knox Co., Illinois:
Charles S Hood Head M 57 Illinois
Jennie M Hood Wife F 55 Illinois

Note: Son Clarence Edward Hood, b. 13 Aug 1883, Cedar Township, Knox Co., Illinois; d. 2 Nov 1931, Lenox Twp., Warren Co., Illinois.

Clarence m. April Etta Garrison 23 Dec 1915, Knox Co., Illinois. Her parents were William W. Garrison & Clara E. Oldfather. April was b. 1895. The marriage record was not viewable so "April" may be "Opal" as indicated on her memorial. He was a farmer, a widower & resided in Berwick Twp, Warren Co., Illinois at the time of his passing.

Clarence's DC (not viewable) showed his father was born in Mount Pleasant, Iowa. Every census records shows a different birth state.

Sister Esther Henrietta (Etta) Hood was b. 8 Feb 1864, Wayne Co., Iowa; m. Amos Wesley Morrs 10 July 1889, Knox Co., Illinois; d. 5 Oct 1940, Knoxville, Knox Co., Illinois. Amos' parents were John Morss & Elizabeth Jordan. Etta & her husband Amos are buried in Cook Cem., Knox Co., Ill.; Memorial 5512807.
Family links: 
  Mary Frances Crosson Hood (1851 - 1911)
  Jennie M Harris Hood (1864 - 1939)*
  Clarence Edward Hood (1883 - 1931)*
  Loyal Guy Hood (1886 - 1958)*
*Calculated relationship
Oneida Cemetery
Knox County
Illinois, USA
Plot: There is no headstone for this grave. He is buried to the right of his wife's headmarker.
Created by: J.D. Larimore
Record added: Aug 18, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95524090
Charles S. Hood
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