Col Henry Hewitt Wood

Col Henry Hewitt Wood

Birth
Ovid, Seneca County, New York, USA
Death 23 Nov 1883 (aged 74)
Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 65842409 · View Source
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Col. Wood removed to the Kanawha Valley of West Virginia in 1829 and he was one of the early salt makers in the valley. His home is located at 6560 Roosevelt Avenue SE, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia.

Col. Wood married Ann Ruffner (Reynolds) Wood (24 Dec 1814 - 24 Dec 1879) on 22 Nov 1832 in Kanawha County, (now) West Virginia.

In the 1850 U.S. Census, Col. Wood had $20,000 worth of real estate and he was a salt maker. In the 1860 U.S. Census, he had $22,000 worth of real estate and was still a salt maker.

In the 1870 U.S. Census, Col. Wood was a hotel keeper and in 1880 he was a retired hotel keeper. He conducted the old Hale House, which stood on the site of the present Ruffner Hotel, and also the St. Albert Hotel, prior to the building of the railroad. The Ruffner Hotel was built in 1885 at the northwest corner of Hale and Kanawha Streets after the Hale House burned.
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Henry and Ann were also the parents of:

1) Eliza A. (Wood) Cox (born c.1833) married William R. Cox (born c.1825) in 1854 in Kanawha County, (now) West Virginia.

2) Margaret C. (Wood) Donnally (c.1835 - 1 Jan 1916) married William Donnally (born c.1824) on 26 Apr 1853 in Kanawha County, (now) West Virginia.

3) Fanny J. Wood (born c.1840).

4) James G. Wood (born c.1843).

5) Lucy P. (Wood) Hill (born c.1849) married Elijah F. Hill (born c.1847) on 6 Feb 1867 in Kanawha County, West Virginia.

6) Hewitt Wood (born c.1852).

7) Annie M. (Wood) Power (3 Apr 1854 - 7 Mar 1932) married Thomas J. Power (born Mar 1844). He was born in Pennsylvania. Annie is #147835586.


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  • Created by: myta
  • Added: 19 Feb 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 65842409
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Col Henry Hewitt Wood (1 Jun 1809–23 Nov 1883), Find a Grave Memorial no. 65842409, citing Spring Hill Cemetery, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by myta (contributor 47351841) .