MRS. CATHERINE YOST HOOD, widow of John G. Hood, to whom she was married October 12, 1836, is the only survivor
of a family of nine brothers and sisters. She was born in Seneca county, N. Y., May 19, 1817, her parents being
Abraham and Phoebe (Hooper) Yost, who were the first settlers on the old territorial road south of Flat Rock. Mr.
Hood was the son of Samuel and Elizabeth (Gamber) Hood, and was born August 3, 1810. He settled on section 21 in
1836, and with the excepuon of a few years, remained there till his death, April 5. 1880. He had the confidence
and esteem of his fellow citizens, for many years serving them as supervisor and clerk, and for four years as representative
from Monroe county to the State legislature. Mrs. Hood's children are: Phoebe E., born July 23, 1837; John Lee,
December 29, 1839; Henry C., November 13. 1843; George W., December 5, 1845; William S., December 18, 1847, died
October 13, 1848; Charles M., June 18, 1851: Mary Jane, March 23, 1853; Samuel F., June 20, 1855, died October
7, 1855; Andrew D., February 7, 1858; Ella May, March 13, 1862, died August 26, 1864.
History of Monroe County, Michigan
Talcott E. Wing, Editor
Munsell & Company, Publishers
New York 1890.
Monroe County, Michigan Biographies
Names A to C
Names D to K
Names L to P
Names R to Z
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