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Andrew Woods

Birth
Grangemouth, Falkirk, Scotland
Death 26 Sep 1936 (aged 48)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 182517894 View Source
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Andrew Woods was born in 1887 in Grangemouth, Stirlingshire, Scotland, son of John Woods and Elizabeth (McLuskie) Woods, brother of Joseph Woods and William Woods

On 5 April 1891 Andrew lived at 12 Canal St, Grangemouth with his Grandmother Jane, mother Lizzie and father Fred and siblings. Fred worked at the dockyard and was a rivetter and ironworker. Parents John & Lizzie lived in the next room.

On 31 March 1901 the Woods family lived at 12 Canal St, Grangemouth, Stirlingshire, Scotland. Jane Mcluskie (54), son Fred Mcluskie (36), daughter Lizzie Woods (38) with her sons; Andrew Woods (13), Joseph Woods (11) & William Wood (7) and Elizabeth Johnston (50).

On 2 Apr 1911 Private Andrew Woods, aged 23 & born in Grangemouth, Scotland was in India with the British Army - 2nd Battalion of The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders.

Andrew Woods married Amelia Davie about 1915 in Scotland, daughters -
Christina Woods (1916–1978)
Amelia Anna Woods (1918–1996)
Margaret Woods (1920– )
Catherine Margaret Woods (1922–1990)

The Woods family emigrated from Glasgow, Scotland on board SS Columbia on 30 Oct 1920, arriving in New York, New York, USA on 9 Nov 1920. Parents Andrew Woods (32) and Amelia Woods (27) with children; Christina (4), Amelia (2) & Margaret Woods (5 months). Andrew was a Shipyard worker from Grangemouth & next of kin was listed as Mother-in-law Mrs Christina Davie, 57 Stirling Rd, Glasgow. They were going to Brooklyn, New York.

On 11 April 1930 Andrew (42) a Boiler maker helper was a Roomer in Franklin St, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Edna Lewis head of house. He was Naturalized, father's Birthplace: Ireland, mother's Birthplace: Scotland.


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  • Created by: Tony
  • Added: 19 Aug 2017
  • Find a Grave Memorial 182517894
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/182517894/andrew-woods : accessed ), memorial page for Andrew Woods (28 Oct 1887–26 Sep 1936), Find a Grave Memorial ID 182517894, citing Northwood Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Tony (contributor 47889408) .