Biography of Hollis R. Wood
Bennington County, VT Biographies





Wood, Hollis R., Pownal, (Bennington p. o.), was born in the town of Bennington, January 14, 1819, and came to Pownal, where he now resides, about 1853. He is engaged in farming, owning a farm of eight hundred acres. He has served his township as Ester several times, and has also been selectman and justice of the peace. His parents were Barnabas and Clarinda (Thayer) Wood, of Bennington. Mr. Wood was married November 19, 1845, to Laura Oviat. They have had two children: Ira P., of Pownal; Ella H.. wife of John Rockwood, of Bennington, Vt. Laura was a daughter of Almond and Sally (Fay) Oviat of Pownal.

From:
HISTORY OF BENNINGTON COUNTY, VT
WITH ILLUSTRATIONS AND BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES
OF SOME OF ITS PROMINENT MEN AND PIONEERS.
EDITED BY
LEWIS CASS ALDRICH
1889


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