Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Francis M. Wood 1830 - 1876

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. [1] By 1860, F.M., as well as his parents, had moved to Crittenden County.[2] It was in Crittenden County that F.M. Wood married Elizabeth Bristow on 14 April 1859.[3] Witnesses to the wedding ceremony were Presley Cruce and Dr. Anthony Hodge.

F.M. Wood was appointed administrator of the estate of his father, Josiah D. Wood,  on 14 August 1865.[4] 

[1] 1850 Smith County, TN census, N. of Cumberland and East of Caney Fork Rivers, Roll M432_896, p. 298, image 92, Ancestry.com.
[2] 1860 Crittenden County, KY census Roll M653_363, p. 436, F.M. Wood, Ancestry.com.
[3] 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.
[4] Crittenden County, KY Administrator Bond Book 1853-1865, p. 517.

Published 11 Dec 2018, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog, http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/

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