Solomon William Wood Jr.

b. 12 May 1876, d. 13 September 1958

Solomon William Wood Jr, 1876-1958
  • Solomon William Wood Jr. was born on 12 May 1876 in Phelps, Walker County, Texas.
  • He was known as William.
  • Solomon William Wood appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1880 in Walker County, Texas. Other members of the household included Solomon William Wood Jr., Martha Clarana Reed, Mary Jane Wood, Green Alexander Wood and Fannie Goree Wood.
  • Solomon and Mattie Wood and their children posed for a photograph in 1893.
  • About 1896, a photographic portrait was made of William, Mary and Fannie Wood.
  • He married Elizabeth B. Hurst, daughter of Thomas Jefferson Hurst and Katherine Kelley, on 6 December 1896 in Grimes County, Texas.
  • Solomon William Wood and Martha Clarana Reed appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Anderson, Grimes County, Texas. Other members of the household included Solomon William Wood Jr., Rush Brevard Wood, Henry Campbell Wood, Walter Warren Wood, Homer LeGrand Wood, Ella Lynn Wood and Elizabeth B. Hurst. It is worthy of note that birth information for the entire family is extraordinarily inaccurate.
  • He was a farmer, according to the 1900 census.
  • Solomon William Wood Jr. and Elizabeth B. Hurst appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Navasota, Grimes County, Texas, enumerated next to William's widowed aunt Fannie W. Goree.. Other members of the household included Fannie Kate Wood, Green H. Wood and Minnie Elizabeth Wood.
  • He was a farmer, according to the 1910 census.
  • Solomon William Wood Jr. registered for the draft on 12 September 1918 in Grimes County, Texas, while living in Navasota with his wife Lizzie, and self-employed there as a farmer.
  • Solomon William Wood Jr. and Elizabeth B. Hurst appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Navasota, Grimes County, Texas. Other members of the household included Minnie Elizabeth Wood.
  • He was a farmer, according to the 1920 census.
  • Solomon William Wood Jr. and Elizabeth B. Hurst appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Wichita County, Texas.
  • He was a farmer, according to the 1930 census.
  • The following appeared on 9 September 1930 in The Vernon Daily Record: (Iowa Park, Sept. 9) S. W. Wood, a farmer who resides near Valley View, address route 2, Iowa Park, has been appointed local receiver for the farmers cooperative cotton organization. Mr. Wood is a well known farmer of this section having recently served as a director of the chamber of commerce and agriculture and has been connected with civic improvement of various kinds. He states that he marketed a part of his crop last year through a similar organization and that he received an increased price by doing so.
  • On the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary celebration held during December 1946 in Navasota, William and Lizzie Hurst Wood were photographed with their brothers and sisters who attended the event.
  • Solomon William Wood Jr. became a widower at the 19 September 1949 death of his wife Elizabeth B. Hurst.
  • William Wood and brother Campbell enjoy a visit during September 1950.
  • Solomon William Wood Jr. died on 13 September 1958 at age 82 in Navasota, Grimes County, Texas, at Brazos Valley Hospital . His death was officially witnessed by Fannie Kate Wood.
  • He was buried at Oakland Cemetery in Navasota, Grimes County, Texas.
  • Last Edited: 18 Jan 2016

Family: Elizabeth B. Hurst b. 1 July 1878, d. 19 September 1949