Biography of Charles Wood
Wayne County, NY Biographies





Wood, Charles, was born in Butler, June 25, 1838. His father, Horatio N. Wood, a native of Orange county, came to Wayne county in 1821 and died in 1861, aged fifty. eight years. He was, a prominent farmer in his town, which he represented several years on the Board of Supervisors. Charles was educated in the common schools, and finished at Red Creek Academy and Falley Seminary at Fulton, N. Y., afterwards coming to Savannah, where he established his present business of lumber, coal and grain, potatoes, apples, etc., of which he handles large quantities. He is a Democrat, and was elected supervisor from 1872 to 1875. At the age of twenty eight he married Louise C. Bell, daughter of Charles Bell, of Jordan, Onondaga county, by whom he has three children: Charles H., of Syracuse; Helen Mabel, a graduate of Syracuse University, and at present a teacher in Wyoming Seminary, Kingston, Pa; and Marielle Ruth, a student at the same institution.

From:
Landmarks of Wayne County, New York
Edited by: Hon. George W. Cowles
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1895


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