George Mark Wood

b. 30 May 1880, d. 29 January 1953
  • George Mark Wood was born on 30 May 1880 in Phelps, Walker County, Texas.
  • Rush Brevard Wood appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1880 in Walker County, Texas, and also farm worker Daniel D King.. Other members of the household included George Mark Wood, Katie Bertha Reed, Mattie Malinda Wood and Charles Abercrombie Wood.
  • He was a farm laborer, according to the 1900 census. in June 1900.
  • Sterling Niblet Oliver appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Grimes County, Texas. Other members of the household included George Mark Wood, Mattie Malinda Wood, Sterling Brevard Oliver and William Mathis Oliver.
  • He was working on the farm, according to the 1900 census.
  • He married Fannie McCune, daughter of Robert D. McCune and Salome Teague, on 25 January 1906 in Grimes County, Texas. Also, George Mark's sister Carrie married Fannie's brother Howard, and his sister Katie married her brother John Ollie.
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  • George Mark Wood and Fannie McCune appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Grimes County, Texas, living between Howard and Carrie McCune (Fannie's brother and George's sister) and John Ollie and Katie McCune (also Fannie's brother and George's sister).. Other members of the household included Robert Brevard Wood.
  • He was a farmer, according to the 1910 census.
  • George Mark Wood registered for the draft on 12 September 1918 in Grimes County, Texas, while living in Richards with his wife Fannie, and employed there as a farmer by J. E. Bay.
  • George Mark Wood and Fannie McCune appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Richards, Grimes County, Texas. Other members of the household included Robert Brevard Wood and Mark Campbell Wood.
  • He was a farmer, according to the 1920 census.
  • George Mark Wood became a widower at the 23 February 1920 death of his wife Fannie McCune.
  • George Mark Wood appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in San Jacinto County, Texas. Other members of the household included Mark Campbell Wood.
  • He was a farmer, according to the 1930 census.
  • In say 1931, George Mark Wood was living in Shepherd, San Jacinto County, Texas.
  • Mark Campbell Wood and Westerfield Partin appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1940 in Grimes County, Texas. Other members of the household included George Mark Wood, Gladys Marie Wood. In 1935 the family was living in Grimes County.
  • He was a farmer, acording to the 1940 census.
  • Members of the Wood family gathered for a Sunday afternoon barbeque, about 1940.
  • George Mark Wood registered for the draft in 1942 in San Jacinto County, Texas, while living in Shepherd, and self-employed there farming. Contact: Mark Wood, Shepherd.
  • George Mark Wood died on 29 January 1953 at age 72 in Houston, Harris County, Texas, at 2415 Thomas Street at his residence. . His death was officially witnessed by Mark Campbell Wood.
  • He was buried at Fairview Cemetery in Grimes County, Texas, near Richards.
  • Last Edited: 16 Jan 2016

Family: Fannie McCune b. 7 January 1891, d. 23 February 1920