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David K. Wood

  • Birth 15 Mar 1844
  • Death 12 Jan 1901 Arkansas, USA
  • Burial London, Pope County, Arkansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 60923559

There is no marker for David K. Wood

David K. Wood served as a Private with his brother, George A. Wood, in Co. C and Co. H of Holman's Tennessee Battalion of Calvary in the CSA

David was the son of Martin Bird and Mary Eliza Gordon Wood

He married (1) Amanda Foster in Giles County, Tennessee. She died of an illness in their first year of marriage. No children

Married (2) Harriet Eliza Rutledge in Giles County, Tennessee. She died in Texas

Children of David and Harriet Rutledge Wood:

(1) Helen Rutledge Eliza Wood Price born Jan. 26, 1867 in Giles County, Tennessee (1870 Giles Tenn. Census). All census records state that Helen was born in Tennessee except the 1920 census. It states that she was born in Texas. She died Aug., 16, 1946 in Pope County, Arkansas. Married John Franklin Price Nov. 13, 1884 in Pope County, Arkansas. Note: Some family history records written in Pope County state that Helen was born in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas but that is incorrect.
Helen and John Franklin Price are both buried in the Price Cemetery, Pope County

(2) Mary Elizabeth "Bessy" Wood Love born in 1869 - died in 1950. Married (1) Rufus Pleasant Love Feb. 2, 1887 in Pope County, Arkansas. Mary Elizabeth and Rufus Crain are buried in the Crain Cemetery, Pope County.
Spouse #2: Augustus May Hensley married Nov 20, 1911 Pope J-523

(3) Wager Wood Reed born Apr. 29, 1871 in Tennessee and died Jan. 14, 1934 in Pope County, Arkansas. Married Jesse Lawrence "J. L." Reed July 18, 1889 in Pope County.
Both are buried in the May Cemetery, Pope County.
Children of Wager and J. L.:
a. Nellie J. Wood born Apr. 24, 1890; died Sept. 18, 1900
b. Jessie born July 23, 1901 - died Dec. 8, 1901.
Both children are buried in the Crain Cemetery

(4) Daisy White Wood Eggleston born Jul 13, 1882 in McLennon County, Texas. Died Oct. 28, 1966 in Russellville.
Married Shrigley Grifeth Eggleston Dec. 27, 1899 in Pope County. They are both buried in the Price Cemetery.
Children of Daisy and Shrigley:
a. Howard
b. Vernon born Oct. 20, 1910 - died Aug. 15, 1913
Howard and Vernon are buried in the May Cemetery

(5) John Clarence Wood - Listed in the 1880 census born about 1876 in Texas. He is not listed in the 1900 census. He probably died before David K. Wood came to Pope County, Arkansas.

Married (3) Unknown Wife in Texas

Children of David and Unknown Wife:

(6) Floy Wood Wade born Jan. 10, 1883 in Texas- died Apr. 26, 1908 Married Warren A. Wade Dec. 15, 1906 in Pope Count. She is buried in the May Cemetery and he is buried in the Price Cemetery with his second wife Hettie Price married July 17, 1910 in Pope County

Married (4) Margaret M. "Maggie" Dixon
Children of David and Margaret Dixon:

(7) Ivy Myrtle Wood FAG 47297334 (married Oscar Adam Epperson) Both are buried in the Mulberry Cemetery, England, Lonoke County, Arkansas. Myrtle was born March 21, 1888 in Pope County, Arkansas. Died either November 15 or 20, 1971 probably in Lonoke County. There are two FAG memorials and they disagree on the death date.
Oscar was born February 18, 1883 in London, Pope County and died December 30, 1954 in England, Lonoke County, Arkansas.

The following information about David Rufus Wood, Sr.'s children/spouses was provided by Aurora G. "Lolly" Gallegos, wife of Ronnie Dale Wood.

(8) David Rufus Wood, Sr. born July 16, 1889 in Pope County, Arkansas. Died February 1970 in Buckeye, Maricopa County, Arizona. Married Lottie Jane Berry January 17, 1915 in Pope County, Arkansas.

Children of David Rufus & Lottie Wood:

1)Avel Gladene Wood Henry born January 2, 1916
Died August 27, 2013 in Sun City, Maricopa County, Arizona
Married Lonnie Briscoe. When he died Avel married Louis Henry.

2)Eula Pauline Wood Greenwood born March 14, 1918.
Died July 6, 1997 in Sun City, Maricopa County, Arizona
Married (1) John Undiano, divorced
Married (2) George Greenwood

3)Violet Irene Wood Ford born December 31, 1920.
Died August 29, 1999 in Muskogee, Muskogee County, Oklahoma
Married (1) Cleveland Davis
Married (2) John Ford

4)David Rufus Wood, Jr. born September 19, 1921
Died July 8, 1910 in Reno, Washoe County, Nevada
Married Abigail Bernnett Abby

5)Guy Orden Wood born April 16, 1924 in Pope County, Arkansas
Died July 8, 2010 in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona
Married Evelyn?

6)Elva Covene Wood (Anderson female)born January 4, 1926
Died September 22, 2010 in Sun City, Maricopa County, Arizona
Married (1) Robertt Undiana - divorced
Married (2) an Anderson

7)Joyce Louise Wood Martin born January 17, 1926 in Texas
Died June 28, 1989 in San Diego, San Diego County, California
Married Newt Martin

8)Bonnie Jean Wood Brewer born February 21, 1935 in Texas
Died November 27, 2000 in Farmington, San Juan County, New Mexico
Married (1) Dale Jackson - divorced
Married (2) Don Brewer

9)Fred Milbern Wood - still living
Married (1) Evelyn Spears
Married (2) Yvonne Wanda Allen born in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky

10)Ronnie Dale Wood born July 17, 1939 in Porter, Wagoner County, Oklahoma
Died December 31, 1909 in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona
Married Aurora G. "Lolly" Gallegos

From 1940 census

Continued children of David K. & Margaret Dixon Wood:

(9) Nellie J. Wood born April 24, 1890 in Pope County, Arkansas

(10) Homer Franklin "Frank" Wood born January 13, 1892 in London, Pope County, Arkansas. Died April 29, 1977 in Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri, USA. Pvt. in the U. S. Army, WW I. Married (1) Gladys Marie Shoptaw May 8, 1918 in Pope County, Arkansas. She died in stillbirth delivery. Married (2) Edna Earl Jones Shapland March 10, 1939 in Johnson County, Arkansas. Edna was divorced from Harold Leslie Shapland on March 10, 1939. They had two daughters. (Harold Leslie Shapland is buried in Beggs Cemetery, Okmulgee County, Oklahoma). Homer went by Frank. Frank and Edna are buried in the Osborne Memorial Cemetery, Joplin, Newton County, Missouri (the cemetery is just across the line from Joplin County in Newton County). Frank (FAG 64114186) & Edna (FAG 63301628).

(11) Charles Bryant "Charlie" Wood born March 25, 1898 in Pope County, Arkansas, USA. Died December 1972 in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona. Married Cora Lee Petray February 8, 1920 in Pope County, Arkansas. Both resided in London, Pope County at the time of marriage. License obtained February 2, 1920. Cora was age 17 and Charles was age 21. Charles lived with his half sister, Daisy White Wood Eggleston and her husband Shrigley Griffith Eggleston in the 1910 census. His father died January 1901. His mother must have died before 1910 because two children are living with sister Helen Eliza Rutledge Wood Price (John Franklin Price) & Charles with Daisy & Shrigley.

Children of Charlie and Cora Lee Petray Wood:

1) Charles W. Wood born June 3, 1923 in London, Pope County, Arkansas; Died November 1, 1994 in Texarkana, Bowie County, Texas; Buried in Hillcrest Cemetery, Texarkansa, Bowie County, Texas, FAG 18767590

2) Dean Kelso Wood born July 14, 1925 in Pope County, Arkansas; Died April 1, 1999 in Texarkana, Bowie County, Texas; U. S. Army WW II Veteran; Buried in the Chapelwood Memorial Gardens and Mausoleum, Wake Village, Bowie County, Texas; FAG 70593795

3) Nina Christine Wood Scott born about 1828; Died June 14, 2005 in Arlington, Tarrant County, Texas

Continued Children of David K. & Margaret M. Dixon Wood:

(12) Thomas "Lee" Wood born January 10, 1901 in Pope County, Arkansas. Born January 10, 1901 in Arkansas - Died October 10, 1958 in Oklahoma. Married Zola Tabers July 16, 1921 in Pope County, Arkansas. Zola was born August 10, 1904 - died September 20, 1994. Both are buried in South Heights Cemetery, Sapulpa, Creek County, Oklahoma, USA. Thomas "Lee" FAG 16920115 & Zola (FAG 79782622.


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  • Created by: Marilyn Morris
  • Added: 31 Oct 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 60923559
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for David K. Wood (15 Mar 1844–12 Jan 1901), Find A Grave Memorial no. 60923559, citing Crain Cemetery, London, Pope County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Marilyn Morris (contributor 47207326) .