Capt William Platt Wood

Capt William Platt Wood

Birth
Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Death 16 Aug 1885 (aged 36)
Hudson, Columbia County, New York, USA
Burial Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 14201437 · View Source
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Son of Noah Wood and Eliza Jane Gorham; husb. of Caroline Frances Lovell. He died of a heart attack probably induced by food poisoning. A graduate of the Wilton Academy, Yale and Columbia Law. He was a Capt. of the New Jersey National Guard Rifle Team. A Lawyer until his early deafness made it impossible to practice he joined the "American Express" office in Hudson NY. He fathered three children Walter Lovell Wood and William Frederick Wood both lived to adulthood and had families. His only daughter Annie Mason Wood died at 18 mos. (WOOD, Annie M., daughter of William P. and Carrie, May 8, 1893, 1 y. 2 m. bur. Hudson City Cemetery, Hudson,NY)


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  • Created by: sweetpea
  • Added: 7 May 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14201437
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt William Platt Wood (28 Apr 1849–16 Aug 1885), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14201437, citing Norwalk Union Cemetery, Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by sweetpea (contributor 46617400) .