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English Cemetery ~ William Newton Wood ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Wood, William Newton
LAST NAME: Wood FIRST NAME: William MIDDLE NAME: Newton NICKNAME: Bill
MAIDEN NAME:  AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
GENDER: M TITLE: 
BORN: 2 Jan 1848 DIED: 2 Oct 1935 BURIED:  ~ English Cemetery
OCCUPATION:  
BIRTH PLACE:  Little Rock, Arkansas
DEATH PLACE: Kelso, Cowlitz Co, Washington
NOTES: 
1900 OR CENSUS - Willam Wood (52y, b Jan 1848, AR, married 6 years) enumerated with wife Alice M. (23y, b Jan 1877, IA, mother of 4 children, all living)  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 - William N. Wood (62y, b AR, second marriage, married 15y) enumerated with wife Alice M. Wood (32y, b IA, married 15y, mother of 4 children, all living) 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: 

WSBH DC #168 (Cowlitz Co., WA 1935) - William Newton Wood, male, retired, married to Alice Myrtle Wood, b. 8 January 1848 in Little Rock, Arkansas, died 2 October 1935, aged 87 years, 7 months, 24 days in Kelso, Cowlitz Co., Washington.  Father's name:  Marion F. Wood, b. not known; Mother's name:  Lena Simpson, b. not known. Buried at Airlie, Oregon [English Cemetery] on 4 October 1935. Informant:  C. A. Wood.  Ditlevsen Funeral Home, Kelso, Washington.

OBITUARY: 
Final Rites Held For William Wood
Airlie – Funeral services for William Wood were held in the church here Friday at 2 o’clock with Rev. Fogg officiating. 
“Uncle Bill” was born in Little Rock, Arkansas on January 2, 1848. He was married to Alice Black and four children were born to them, three of whom are living. Four years ago Mr. and Mrs. Wood moved to Kelso. 
Mr. Wood is survived by his widow, a daughter, Mrs. Gertrude Weaver of southern Oregon; two sons, Lester of Portland, and Carl of Kelso; also eight grandchildren. He was laid to rest in the old English cemetery. Pall bearers were: Loren Cooper, George Williamson, Jesse McKibbens, Charles Nendel, Steve Tarter and A.J. Turner.
Independence Enterprise (Friday) 11 Oct 1935, 3:3
INSCRIPTION: 
Wood
William N.
1848-1935
[shares marker with Alice M. Wood]
SOURCES: 
Saucy/Tolle Survey & Photographs
WSBH DC #168
1900 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Luckiamute, ED 176, FA#17)
1910 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Luckiamute, ED 244, Sheet 1A)
IE 11 Oct 1935, 3:3
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