George Mark Wood

b. 29 November 1898, d. 17 May 1974

George Mark Wood, 1898-1974

  • George Mark Wood was born on 29 November 1898 in Alabama.
  • Milton LeGrand Wood and Sallie Harrison Watkins appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Montgomery, Alabama, at 311 Church Street enumerated next to Milton's first cousin Eloise LeGrand Smith and her family ( Eloise's father and Milton's mother, Milton Paul LeGrand and Mary Jane LeGrand, were brother and sister).. Other members of the household included George Mark Wood, Elizabeth Leigh Wood, Sallie Watkins Wood and Milton LeGrand Wood Jr. Names an ages recorded for the household were wildly inaccurate.
  • A photographic portrait was made of Milton and Sallie Wood and their family about 1908.
  • Milton LeGrand Wood and Sallie Harrison Watkins appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Montgomery, Alabama, at 301 Church Street and four lodgers.. Other members of the household included George Mark Wood, Sallie Watkins Wood and Milton LeGrand Wood Jr.
  • The following appeared on 20 May 1919 in The Montgomery Advertiser: Large Class Will Receive Diplomas at Auburn Closing. . . . Degrees to be conferred . . . Graduate in Pharmacy (Ph G) . . . George M. Wood.
  • Milton LeGrand Wood and Sallie Harrison Watkins appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Montgomery, Alabama, at 301 Church Street and four roomers.. Other members of the household included George Mark Wood, Milton LeGrand Wood Jr. and Elizabeth Leigh Wood.
  • He was employed by a cotton company as a clerk, according to the 1920 census.
  • He married Martha Maxwell Pegues, daughter of Alexander Hamilton Pegues II and Elizabeth Hamlin Lumpkin, circa 1923.
  • George Mark Wood and Martha Maxwell Pegues appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Montgomery, Alabama, at 121 Sayre Street. Other members of the household included George Mark Wood Jr.
  • He was a self-employed bond salesman, according to the 1930 census.
  • George Mark Wood died on 17 May 1974 at age 75 in Montgomery, Alabama.
  • His wife Martha Maxwell Pegues became a widow at his death.
  • He was buried at Greenwood Cemetery in Montgomery, Alabama.
  • A single grave marker identifies the graves of George Mark Wood and Martha Maxwell Pegues.
  • Last Edited: 2 Apr 2015

Family: Martha Maxwell Pegues b. 14 October 1896, d. 3 May 1975