Helen <I>Jeffris</I> Wood

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Helen Jeffris Wood

Wisconsin, USA
Death 17 Sep 1960 (aged 68)
Janesville, Rock County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Janesville, Rock County, Wisconsin, USA
Plot block 244-9-6
Memorial ID 126585369 · View Source
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According to her obituary in the Janesville Gazette, Helen was a guiding force in the community, one of the founders of Janesville Little Theater, and a charter member of the Janesville Woman's Club. She helped raise money to build the swimming pool at the Janesville Country Club, and was a member of the Janesville YWCA board. During World War II she worked as a nurse's aide at Mercy Hospital and was active it its Red Cross program. She was a member of First Congregational Church.

She attended Janville schools, and graduated from Bradford Academy, and a finishing school in Washington D.C. She married Pierpont J.E. Wood in her father's home at 502 St. Lawrence Ave., Oct. 19, 1915. Mr. Wood died in 1956.

When she died she was survived by two sons, Steven P.J. Wood and Malcolm Wood, and a daughter Mrs. David Haumerson, and two brothers, Malcolm and Rufus.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Helen Jeffris Wood (14 Apr 1892–17 Sep 1960), Find A Grave Memorial no. 126585369, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Janesville, Rock County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .