• [S23] Letter from Phyllis Gillaspie (unknown author address) to Walter Wood, 10 Sep 1997; unknown repository (unknown repository address). From: GRAMPHYL
    Date: Wed, 10 Sep 1997 05:46:42 -0400 (EDT)
    To: walter_wood
    cc: e-mail address
    Subject: George A. Wood

    Walter,

    Hope I get this one right--guess it must be getting late. I keep goofing up on these. I DO have something on your Gr. grandfather, and he DOES fit into my line of the Wood "tree", so guess that makes us related too. Let's see if I can explain how I have your George listed in my Wood file.

    You're direct line would go like this:

    John Wood, Sr. (b. ca. 1734/40; d. 30 Jan 1799 Derry Twp, Mifflin Co, Pa.) m. ???????

    David Wood (b. 18 Aug 1764 Va.; d. 11 Dec 1846 Clermont Co, Ohio)
    m. Louisa Smith 15 Feb 1793 Frederick Co, Va.

    (Dr.) David Wood (b. 1815 Clermont Co, Oh.; d. 1846 Point Isabel, Clermont Co, Oh; buried in New Calvary Cem, Clermont Co, Oh.)
    m. Mary Day 26 May 1840 Clermont Co, Ohio

    George Absalom Wood (b. 5 Oct 1848/9; d. 30 May 1893 Pulaski Co, Ky)
    m. Lucy Ann Turner 15 Aug 1869 Clermont Co, Ohio

    Thus, your Gr-gr-gr grandfather, David Wood, was a brother to my Gr-gr-grgrandmother, Elizabeth (Wood) Manning.

    Now, let's see if I can answer some of the other "posers" in your letter
    about other members of this "confusion".

    The William and Catherine Barkley that George was living with in 1860 was his aunt and uncle, William and Catherine (Wood) Barkley. Catherine is (Dr.) David's sister and a daughter of David and Louisa (Smith) Wood. She married William Barkley 14 Aug 1831 in Clermont Co, Ohio. I don't know if he would have been living with them, or just happened to be visiting them at the time of the census. His father had died when he was 2-3 years old, so either is possible. The Mary Page who was living near by with children, Almira and Sarah G. (or C. ?) Wood was actually George's mother. His mother's maiden name was Mary Day and she was the daughter of Joseph Day and Debora Lambert.

    After Mary's first husband, (Dr.) David Wood, died, she married (2) Lorenzo Dow Page on 3 Apr 1856 and they had a daughter, Amanda J. Page. The girls, Almira and Sarah Wood, were your George's full sisters--children of Dr. David and Mary (Day) Wood. I'm not sure who the elderly Mary Barkley was , unless it could have been William's mother, but don't know why she would have been living with Mary and not her own son??

    The Louisa Wood who was living with Wm. and Catherine Barkley in 1850 would have been Catherine's mother, Louisa (Smith) Wood. I'm not sure exactly who the Jane Wood is that was living near the Barkleys.

    Just to confuse things more, your George Absalom Wood's mother, Mary (Day) Wood Page evidently buried her second husband also, as I have her as marrying for a third time 21 Jan 1866 to Henry Walker.

    Here's the children I list for (Dr.) David Wood and Mary Day:

    (1) Hercilia Wood--b. 8 Oct 1842 m. 29 Dec 1859 in Clermont Co, Oh. To Thomas L.(or M.) Padgett.

    (2) Almira/Almina/Elmina G. Wood--b. 4 Jul 1844 d. 1886 Clermont Co, Oh (buried New Calvary Cem, Clermont Co, Ohio)
    m. 20 Jun 1861 Clermont Co, Oh. to Thomas J. Ashley

    (3) George Absalom Wood--b. 5 Oct 1848/9 d. 30 May 1893 Pulaski Co, Ky.
    m. 15 Aug 1869 Clermont Co, Oh. to Lucy Ann Turner

    (4) Sarah C. Wood--b. 5 Jan 1852
    m. Leonard B. Dixon

    (5) Marcellus Augustus Wood--b. 10 May 1846
    m. 18 Dec 1874 Clermont Co, Oh. to Ada H. Richards

    Here are the children I have for David Wood and Louisa Smith:

    (1) Elizabeth Wood--b. 5 Apr 1793 (maybe 1794, as they were m. in 1793 ?) d. 11 Mar 1817 (bur. Private Wood Cem, Clermont Co, Oh)
    m. Robert Badgley

    (2) Mary Wood--b. 20 apr 1795 d. 22 Apr 1811 (bur. Private Wood Cem,
    Clermont Co, Oh)

    (3) Brazil G. Wood--d. at Vicksburg, Mississippi in Civil War

    (4) John Smith Wood--b. ca. 1799
    m. 11 Oct 1819 Clermont Co, Oh. to Elizabeth Camerer

    (5) Martha Wood--b. 24 Oct 1802 d. 22 Dec 1807 (bur. Private Wood Cem, Clermont Co, Oh)

    (6) Margaret Wood--b. 1803
    m. 2 Oct 1891 Clermont co, Oh. to (Rev.) Joseph Dole

    (7) George Wood--b. ca. 1805
    m. 11 Sep 1835 Clermont Co, Oh. To Sarah "Sally" Fee

    (8) Joseph Wood--b. 21 Mar 1807 Clermont Co, Oh d. 4 Nov 1878 Washington Twp, Clermont Co, Oh (bur. Private Wood Cem, Clermont co, Oh)
    m. 6 Aug 1829 Clermont Co, Oh. to Margaret Bennett

    (9) Catherine Wood--m. 14 Aug 1831 Clermont Co, Oh. to William Barkley

    (10) Absalom Wood--b. 21 Jun 1811 Clermont Co, Oh d. 25 Dec 1891 Tate Twp, Clermont Co, Oh (bur. Bethel/ Tate Twp. Cem, Clermont co, Oh)
    m. 8 Dec 1836 Clermont Co, Oh. to Phoebe McGohan

    (11) Nancy Wood--b. 10 Apr 1813/4 (twin) d. 12 Jan 1814/5 (bur. Private Wood Cem, Clermont Co, Oh)

    (12) Female Wood--b. 10 apr 1813/4 (twin) d. prob. at birth (bur. Private Wood Cem, Clermont Co, Oh)

    (13) Alfred Wood--d. Washington Twp, Clermont co, Oh.

    (14) Sarah Wood--b. ca. 1819
    m. 10 Oct 1822 Clermont Co, Oh. to James Buchanan

    (15) (Dr.) David Wood--b. 1815 Clermont co, Oh d. 1846 Point Isabel, Clermont Co, Oh (bur. New Calvary Cem, Clermont Co, Oh)
    m. 26 May 1840 Clermont co, Oh to Mary Day

    Hope this helps you some. Anything you can send me on your line of this Wood family or any other I'd really appreciate.

    Phyllis.
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  • [S717] Wm BARKLEY, 12 Jul 1860 Federal Census, unknown repository address, unknown repository 1860; Census Place: Washington, Clermont, Ohio; Roll: M653_945; Page: 481; Image: 348; Family History Library Film: 803945.
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  • [S792] Ellen WARE, State Death Certificate unknown number (1 sep 1945), unknown repository, unknown repository address. Hereinafter cited as Death Certificate - WARE, Ellen, St Louis MO 1945.
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  • [S989] William BARFIELD, 18 Apr 1910 Federal Census, unknown repository address, Year: 1910; Census Place: St Louis Ward 4, Saint Louis City, Missouri; Roll: T624_813; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 0068;, unknown repository FHL microfilm: 1374826.
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