Wood, Charles, was born in New York, 10th mo. 2nd, 1824. He was educated in that city, and also at the Friends'
Boarding School at Westtown, Pa. For one year he lived in New Jersey, then came, in 1847, to Ulysses. He married
first, in 11th 1846, Deborah L. Owen, of this town. They had three children: Rachael, who married Samuel B. Hussey,
formerly of Nantucket, Mass., had two daughters, Edith L. and Charlotte M.; Charlotte, who married John C. Maule,
of Philadelphia, Pa. (now of Bristol, Pa.), had four children, Alice D., Eleanor, who died young, Mary W., and
Sarah; Edward, who married Marianne Valentine, formerly of Canada, has one daughter, Sarah W. Deborah L. Wood died
6th mo. 13, 1853, and Charles Wood married for second wife, 11th mo. 22nd, 1854, Hannah W. Otis, of Sherwood, N.
Y., have two children living, Arthur H. and Mary E., both of whom live at home. Hannah W. Wood died 8th mo. 2nd,
1890. Charles Wood's father, John, was born in Westchester covnty, N. Y., 9th mo. 23rd, 1787. He married Martha
Arnold, they had ten children: Daniel, Henry, Stephen, David, John, Elizabeth, Edward H., Charles, George F., and
Mary. Charles Wood and family are members of the Orthodox Friends.
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