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Wood, Alice Myrtle
LAST NAME: Wood FIRST NAME: Alice MIDDLE NAME: Myrtle NICKNAME: 
MAIDEN NAME: Black AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
GENDER: F TITLE: 
BORN: 10 Jan 1877 DIED: 25 Jan 1955 BURIED:  ~ English Cemetery
OCCUPATION:  
BIRTH PLACE:  Trenton, Henry Co., Iowa
DEATH PLACE: Centralia, Lewis Co., Washington
NOTES: 
1900 OR CENSUS - Alice M. Wood (23y, b Jan 1877, IA, mother of 4 children, all living) enumerated with husband Willam (52y, b Jan 1848, AR, married 6 years) and 4 children, Lester W. (4y, b Aug 1896, WA), Edmon A. (3y, b Aug 1897, OR), Rabeca? A. Wood (2y, b Nov 1898, OR) and Abraham (1y, b Feb 1899, OR); also in family was William's mother Malana Vanderpool (79y, b Apr 1821, AR, widowed, mother of 10 children, 7 living at time of census)
DISCREPENCY - The birth years of the 3 oldest children in the 1900 census seem to be a year too late.
1910 OR CENSUS - Alice M. Wood (32y, b IA, married 15y, mother of 4 children, all living) enumerated with husband William N. (62y, b AR, second marriage, married 15y) and 4 children, William L. (14y, b WA), Edwin E. (13y, b OR), Rebecca G. (12y, b OR) and Carl A. (11y, b OR)
DEATH CERTIFICATE: 
WSDH DC (Lewis County1955) #1009 – Alice Mrytle (Myrtle) Wood, female, housewife, widow, b. 10 Jan 1877 in Trenton, Iowa, died 25 Jan 1955 at the Lewis County General Hospital in Centralia, Washington. At the age of 77 years, name of father, H. A. Black, (Howell Abraham), maiden name of mother, Neoma Allender. Buried 28 Jan 1955, English Cemetery, Polk County, Oregon. John W. Boone Mortuary, Chehalis, Washington, funeral director. Informant: Mrs. Ella McCord.
OBITUARY: 
Ex-Airlie Resident Died in Centralia
Graveside services were held Friday at 2 o’clock at the English cemetery at Monmouth for Mrs. Alice Myrtle Wood, who passed away Tuesday [Jan 25] in a Centralia, Wn, hospital at the age of 78 years. 
Mrs. Wood was born in Trenton, Iowa, January 10, 1877. She was married to William Wood and they made their home in Airlie for many years. In 1933 they moved to Washington, spending most of their remaining years at Chehalis. Four children were born to them at Airlie, Earl who died at an early age; Gertrude, who died several years ago; Carl of Kelso and Lester of Portland, who survive her.
Mrs Wood was a long-time member of the Evangelical United Brethren church. 
Surviving besides the two sons are 11 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, two brothers and four sisters. 
Itemizer Observer (Thursday) 3 Feb 1955, 2:6
INSCRIPTION: 
Wood
Alice M.
1877-1955
[shares marker with William N. Wood]
SOURCES: 
Saucy/Tolle Survey & Photographs
1900 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Luckiamute, ED 176, FA#17)
1910 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Luckiamute, ED 244, Sheet 1A)
WSDH DC #1009
IO 3 Feb 1955, 2:6
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