Francis M. Wood
Feb. 22, 1830
Jan. 28, 1876
A loving husband a father dear
A faithful friend lies buried here
Buried Mt. Zion Cemetery, Crittenden County, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 24 October 2012.
Francis M. Wood was enumerated in the household of Josiah O . and Eliza Wood on the 1850 Smith County, Tennessee census.  By 1860, F.M., as well as his parents, had moved to Crittenden County. It was in Crittenden County that F.M. Wood married Elizabeth Bristow on 14 April 1859. Witnesses to the wedding ceremony were Presley Cruce and Dr. Anthony Hodge.
 1850 Smith County, TN census, N. of Cumberland and East of Caney Fork Rivers, Roll M432_896, p. 298, image 92, Ancestry.com.
 1860 Crittenden County, KY census Roll M653_363, p. 436, F.M. Wood, Ancestry.com.
 Brenda Joyce Jerome. Crittenden County, Kentucky Marriage Records Vol. 1 1842-1865 and Abstracts of Wills Book 1 1842 - 1924, (Evansville, IN: Evansville Bindery, 1990), 77.
 Crittenden County, KY Administrator Bond Book 1853-1865, p. 517.
Published 11 Dec 2018, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog, http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/