Biography of Mrs. Catherine Y. Hood (w/o John G.)
Monroe County, MI Biographies

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.

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