Annie Laurie Wood

b. 21 May 1880, d. 2 February 1964

Annie Laurie "Lollie" Wood, 1880-1964
  • Annie Laurie Wood was born on 21 May 1880 in Cherokee, San Saba County, Texas, or 26 May.
  • She was known as Lollie.
  • Campbell Wood and Ann Hall Mitchell appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1880 in San Saba County, Texas. Other members of the household included Annie Laurie Wood, Elizabeth Augusta Wood, Evelyn Annie Wood and Sarah Josephine Wood.
  • Evelina Wood wrote (from Willis) to her grandson Wood Powell on 12 April 1887, ". . . I wish your three sweet daughters & Campbell's girls, Lina's & "Ella's little red head could see each other & become acquainted. I want Lina to send you one of "Willie's pictures recently taken. How I long to see you my dear boy and your sweet wife & children. I sometimes think Is life worth living? when kindred are so far away . . ."
         Letter in private collection of B. M. Henwood, descendant of Wm Wood Powell; original transcription by R. E. Reichardt.
  • Campbell Wood and Ann Hall Mitchell appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in San Saba County, Texas. Other members of the household included Annie Laurie Wood, Elizabeth Augusta Wood, Campbell Ella Wood, Ellerbe English Wood, Mary Lou Wood and Campbell Wood Jr.
  • She was a teacher, according to the 1900 census.
  • The following appeared on 14 November 1903 in The Lampasas Leader: Mrs. Campbell Wood, of this city, passed away, in Houston, on Monday, Nov. 10, 1902, at 8 a.m. Mrs. Wood has been a great sufferer for many months, and at her earnest entreaty she was carried to Houston early in October, Miss Bessie Chism, of this city, kindly accompanying her, and where she was met by two of her daughters and other relatives. Her death was not unexpected. Though all of the family could not be with her, three of her daughters attended and tenderly nursed her, and there were present many other relatives of the family. The interment took place at Willis, in Montgomery county, on Tuesday afternoon, where the family formerly lived before moving to this section of the state. The family have resided in this city since October, 1901, having moved from Cherokee, San Saba county.
  • Campbell Wood appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, at 814 Avenue D. Other members of the household included Annie Laurie Wood, Ellerbe English Wood.
  • She was teaching, according to the 1910 census.
  • The following appeared on 28 October 1910 in the Galveston Daily News: (Austin, Oct. 27) . . . The climax of the thirty-ninth annual reunion of Hood's Texas Brigade was reached today when the drapery concealing the statue surmounting the monument erected in honor of the dead of the brigade was drawn aside by Miss Lollie Wood of San Antonio, sponsor. The exercises of unveiling and dedication were witnessed by a gathering estimated at 10,000 persons. When the Texas flag which draped the sculptured figure was drawn aside the shouts of the throng mingled with the strains of "Maryland, My Maryland." Before drawing the cords which were to release the drapery, Miss Wood said:
         "In memory, honor and undying love to the gallant dead of Hood's Texas Brigade, as well as for those of the Eighteenth Georgia, Hampton's Legion and the Third Arkansas, and for those of the Fourth Texas which at Gaines' Mill was the first to penetrate the enemy's lines and pluck victory from the jaws of defeat, of the Fifth Texas which at Second Manassas, after annihilating thd Fifth New York Zouaves, passed on until victory was won, and the First Texas which at Sharpsburg held the cornfield against the Federal troops until it had lost 82 per cent of its men, it is my proud privilege to unveil this monument."
         
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    The sponsor for the occasion, Miss Lollie Wood of San Antonio, as well as her maids of honor and the local chapter of the Daughters of the Confederacy, did much to make the stay of the veterans in the city a pleasant one. The maids of honor who assisted Miss Wood today were: Misses Sarah Maude Cox, Bessie Ellers, Annie Gaston, Edith Goldsteihn, Fannie Goree, May Harding, Julia Hill, Mamie Keith, Christine Littlefield, Jennie Nagle, Ellerbe Wood.
  • She officially witnessed the death of Campbell Wood on 28 October 1914 at 314 West Carolina Street in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas.
  • The following appeared on 28 October 1914 in The San Antonio Light: Dr. Campbell Wood, aged 72, died Wednesday morning at 12:45 o'clock at his apartments, 314 West Carolina street. Dr. Wood was a native of Alabama, having been in San Antonio only during the last eight months of his life, although he had lived in Texas about 60 years. He was a Confederate veteran, and saw service with Hood's Brigada from Texas. He is survived by five daughters, Miss Ellerbe Wood of San Antonio; Miss Lollie Wood of San Francisco; Miss Lulu Wood of Colorado Springs; Miss Bessie Wood of Boston, Mass; Mrs. T. O. Reilly of Llano, a son, Campbell Wood of San Antonio, and a sister, Mrs. D. N. Campbell of Houston. Funeral arrangements have not been made yet, pending the advice of Dr. Wood's sister, Mrs. D. N. Campbell of Houston.
  • Annie Laurie Wood appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Brookline, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, enumerated as a nurse at the Christian Science Hospital.
  • The following appeared on 15 April 1928 in The San Antonio Light: Miss Annie Laurie Wood, of Boston, arrived Saturday to be the house guest of her sisters, Mrs. E. W. Riley and Miss Bessie Wood.
  • Annie Laurie Wood appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, at 464 & 466 Commonwealth Avenue enumerated as a guest of Freeman and Mattie White at the Hotel Braemore.
  • She was a Christian Science practitioner, according to the 1930 census.
  • The following appeared on 11 September 1932 in The San Antonio Light: Miss Bessie Wood has returned from an extended trip to New York and the New England states, where she visited her sisters, Misses Elerbe and Annie Laurie Wood. Miss Wood is now at home at 907 Maine avenue.
  • Annie Laurie Wood appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1940 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, at 107 Agarita. She was living in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1935.
  • She and Ellerbe English Wood, Evelyn Annie Wood, Elizabeth Augusta Wood and Campbell Wood Jr. was mentioned in the obituary of Mary Lou Wood that appeared on 13 January 1944 in The New York Times: Mary Lou Wood, stylist for Julius Kayser & Co., knitwear manufacturers, died Monday of influenza at her home, 17 West Fifty-first Street, after an illness of a few days. Miss Wood leaves four sisters, the Misses Ellerbe and Annie Laurie of this city, Mrs. Evelyn W. Riley and Miss Bessie Wood of San Antonio, and a brother, Campbell Wood, who is an executive of the Nash-Kelvinator Corporation.
  • The following appeared on 6 January 1959 in the San Antonio Express: Miss Bessie Wood, of 124 E. French Place, passed on Saturday at 107 E. Mulberry Ave., the home of her sister. Survivors: brother Campbell Wood of Los Angeles, CA; sisters Mrs. E. W. Riley of San Antonio, Miss Ellerbe Wood and Miss Annie Laurie Wood, both of New York City; nieces Mrs. Vivian Riley and Mrs. E. M. Stevens, both of San Antonio. Graveside service was held Monday afternoon at 3:30 at Sunset Memorial Park. Arrangements by Porter Loring.
  • The following appeared on 28 April 1960 in the San Antonio Express: Mrs Evelyn Wood Riley, of 107 E. Mulberry Ave., died Tuesday (26 Apr 1960) at her home. She was a member of Travis Park Methodist Church. Survivors are: Daughters Miss Vivian Riley, Mrs. E. M. Stevens, both of San Antonio; brother Campbell Wood, Los Angeles, CA; sisters Miss Ellerbe Wood, Miss Annie Laurie Wood, both of New York City. Service Thursday at 3:30 at the Porter Loring Chapel with Rev. Grover I. Chapman officiating. Honorary Pallbearers: Edwin Word, Henry Word, Parvin Spencer, R. C. Delevan, George Delevan, A. V. Bowers, Ted Morehouse, Dr. A. E. Boysen, James Caskey, Robert Barbee, Rolla Steen, Eric Heydenrich. Interment in Sunset Memorial Park under the direction of Porter Loring.
  • The SSDI lists New York as the last residence of record of Annie Laurie Wood.
  • Annie Laurie Wood died on 2 February 1964 at age 83.
  • The following appeared on 3 February 1964 in The New York Times: [Died] Annie Laurie Wood, on Feb. 1, 1964, sister of Ellerbe and Campbell Wood. Service and interment private.
  • Last Edited: 16 Oct 2012