Carrie Brevard Wood

b. 17 May 1890, d. 26 October 1976
  • Carrie Brevard Wood was born on 17 May 1890 in Texas.
  • Rush Brevard Wood and Mahalah J. Hamilton appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Grimes County, Texas. Other members of the household included Carrie Brevard Wood, Katie Bertha Wood, Cornelia LeGrand Wood, Felix Clark Garner and William Henry Garner.
  • She married Howard Efford McCune, son of Robert D. McCune and Salome Teague, on 19 April 1906 in Navasota, Grimes County, Texas, at the Baptist parsonage, with Rev. J. F. Moody officiating. Also, Carrie's sister Katie married Howard's brother John Ollie, and her brother George Mark married his sister Fannie..
  • The following appeared on 26 April 1906 in The Houston Post: (Navasota, April 23) A surprise wedding took place at the Baptist parsonage in this city last Thursday night, Rev. J. F. Moody officiating at the ceremony which united as husband and wife Howard McCune of Roans Prairie and Miss Carrie Wood of this place. The bride is a daughter of R. B. Wood of Dolph.
  • Howard Efford McCune and Carrie Brevard Wood appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Grimes County, Texas, living next to George and Fannie Wood, Carrie's brother and Howard's sister.. Other members of the household included Clark Brevard McCune.
  • Howard Efford McCune registered for the draft on 12 September 1918 in Grimes County, Texas, while living with his wife Carrie in Richards, and employed there by her father Rush Wood as a farmer.
  • Howard Efford McCune and Carrie Brevard Wood appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Richards, Grimes County, Texas. Other members of the household included Clark Brevard McCune, Robert Efford McCune, George Marvin McCune and Rush Brevard Wood.
  • Howard Efford McCune and Carrie Brevard Wood appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Richards, Grimes County, Texas. Other members of the household included Robert Efford McCune, George Marvin McCune and Rush Brevard Wood.
  • Howard Efford McCune and Carrie Brevard Wood appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1940 in Richards, Grimes County, Texas. Other members of the household included Clark Brevard McCune and George Marvin McCune.
  • Members of the Wood family gathered for a Sunday afternoon barbeque, about 1940.
  • She officially witnessed the death of Howard Efford McCune on 22 March 1969 at Grimes Memorial Hospital in Navasota, Grimes County, Texas.
  • Carrie Brevard Wood became a widow at the 22 March 1969 death of her husband Howard Efford McCune.
  • Carrie Brevard Wood died on 26 October 1976 at age 86 in Texas.
  • She was buried at Fairview Cemetery in Richards, Grimes County, Texas.
  • A single grave marker identifies the graves of Howard Efford McCune and Carrie Brevard Wood.
  • Last Edited: 27 Jul 2016

Family: Howard Efford McCune b. 24 September 1880, d. 22 March 1969