Henry Campbell Wood

b. 11 August 1905, d. 25 November 1993

Henry Campbell Wood, 1905-1993
  • Henry Campbell Wood was born on 11 August 1905 in Navasota, Grimes County, Texas.
  • He was known as Campbell.
  • Eddie Easley and his cousins Mary Eula and Campbell Wood, appear in a photograph taken about 1907.
  • And little Campbell was photographed a few times about a year later.
  • Campbell Wood and his sister Mary Eula were photographed about 1909.
  • Rush Brevard Wood and Claudia Gertrude Bay appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Grimes County, Texas. Other members of the household included Henry Campbell Wood, Mary Eula Wood and Claude Irvin Wood.
  • The following appeared on 6 November 1910 in The Galveston Daily News: (Richards) Mrs. Rush Wood and children left Wednesday for Navasota to visit Mrs. Green A. Wood and little daughter.
  • Members of the Haynie and Wood families, and some neighbors, were photographed in front of "the Haynie hotel" in Richards, about 1911.
  • Joe Teague's home in Slaton, where young Campbell Wood spent some time as a youngster.
  • John Edwin and Stacy Scott Teague Bay were photographed with their children and grandchildren during 1915 in front of "the Bay hotel" in Richards.
  • Some Richards school students were photographed about 1918.
    Some Richards school students, 1918
  • Students and teachers were photographed in front of Richards School in 1919. A bond for enlarging the school building was voted on 1 June 1918, and the photo likely celebrated its completion.
  • Rush Brevard Wood and Claudia Gertrude Bay appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Richards, Grimes County, Texas. Other members of the household included Henry Campbell Wood, William Boyd Wood, Walter Warren Wood, Solomon William Wood, Martha Clarana Reed, Claude Irvin Wood and Myrtle Ernestine Bay.
  • Some Wood and Bay cousins were captured in a photograph, about 1925.
  • Rush Brevard Wood and Claudia Gertrude Bay appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Anderson, Grimes County, Texas. Other members of the household included Henry Campbell Wood.
  • He was a laborer at "public work," according to the 1930 census.
  • He married Ethel Harkins, daughter of Joseph Walter Harkins and Martha Ann Lewis, on 1 February 1933.
  • Members of the Wood family gathered for a Sunday afternoon barbeque, about 1940.
  • Irvin Wood, his mother Claudia Bay Wood, and brother Campbell Wood, were photographed about 1955.
  • He married Genevieve Ruth Schuetze on 28 June 1987 in Harris County, Texas.
  • Henry Campbell Wood died on 25 November 1993 at age 88 in Houston, Harris County, Texas.
  • He was buried at Memorial Oaks Cemetery in Houston, Harris County, Texas.
  • Robin was a granddaughter of Henry Campbell Wood and Ethel Harkins.
  • Last Edited: 26 Jan 2017

Family 1: Ethel Harkins b. 29 September 1907, d. 29 December 2001

Family 2: Genevieve Ruth Schuetze b. 10 April 1920, d. 10 August 1993