Mary Elizabeth <I>Snyder</I> Wood

Mary Elizabeth Snyder Wood

Ontario, Canada
Death 7 Oct 1873 (aged 69)
Bountiful, Davis County, Utah, USA
Burial Bountiful, Davis County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 45972 · View Source
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Daughter of John Synder and Elizabeth Amey

Married Daniel Wood, 9 Mar 1823, Ernestown, Ontario, Canada

Children - John Wood, Rebecca Wood, Henry Wood, Catherine Wood, Elizabeth Wood, Harriet Wood

Jas. T. Jakeman, Daughters of the Utah Pioneers and Their Mothers, p. 156

Mary E. Snyder Wood was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Snyder, born at Ernestown, Ontario, Canada, Nov. 25, 1823. She married Daniel Wood at Kingston, Canada, March 9, 1824. Mrs. Wood lived in Nauvoo before coming to Utah, while there she became well acquainted with the Prophet Joseph Smith. She experienced and endured many trials and hardships, in Ohio, Missouri and Illinois. Crossed the plains in President Young's second company. In 1848 she came to Bountiful, where she spent the remainder of her life. The Woods farm was the third taken up in Bountiful. Mrs. Wood adopted two children and was the mother of seven. She was always an active hand in Church affairs, especially in the Relief Society work. She died, April 25, 1892, at Bountiful, Davis County, Utah.

History - Mary joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and immigrated to Nauvoo and then Utah. She can be found in Utah census records in 1850, 1860 & 1870 with husband Daniel Woods. She is listed in Lennox and Addington County Loyalist Families Part Two-M to Y, both as daughter of John Jost Snider and Elizabeth Amey and as wife of Daniel Wood.

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  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 1 Feb 2000
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