Biography of John Wood, Jr.
Pitt Township, Wyandot County, OH Biographies

JOHN WOOD, JR., son of Reuben and Diantha (Bay) Wood, was born September 20, 1852; he attended the common schools of his native township, and dwelt under the maternal roof till 1876, when he migrated to Utah, where he remained about fourteen months for the benefit of his health; returning home, he was married, November 20, 1878, td Miss Belle Kirk, of Lucas County, Ohio. She was a daughter of James and Lovina (Wood) Kirk, and was born July 28, 1858; her father, as a blacksmith, passed. entirely through the late war, in which he contracted a disease of which be died January 1, 1866. He was the father of eight children, three living, John A., Ella L. and Belle. The deceased are Alfred, Libbie, Maria, James and an infant. The mother is still a resident of this county. Mr. and Mrs. Wood have two children, Leo A., born September 3, 1879, and Ross E., February 20, 1882. Mr. Wood inherited forty five acres from his father's estate, and has since added forty two acres by purchase, all in good condition, valued at $75 per acre. In political sentiments, Mr. Wood is a Republican.

The History of Wyandot County, Ohio
Liggett, Canaway & Co.,
Chicago 1884

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