Mary Jane Wood

b. 6 July 1874, d. 24 October 1960

Mary Jane Wood Easley, 1874-1960
  • Mary Jane Wood was born on 6 July 1874 in New Waverly, Walker County, Texas.
  • Solomon William Wood appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1880 in Walker County, Texas. Other members of the household included Mary Jane Wood, Martha Clarana Reed, Solomon William Wood Jr., Green Alexander Wood and Fannie Goree Wood.
  • Solomon and Mattie Wood and their children posed for a photograph in 1893.
    Solomon and Mattie Reed Wood and their family, 1893
  • About 1896, a photographic portrait was made of William, Mary and Fannie Wood.
  • A photographic portrait was made of Mary Jane Wood and her sister-in-law Lizzie Hurst Wood, about 1897.
    Mary Jane Wood and her sister-in-law Lizzie Hurst Wood, about 1897
  • She married Charles Brigance Easley, son of Edward Charles Easley and Margaret Frances Brigance, on 29 December 1898 in Huntsville, Walker County, Texas.
  • The following appeared on 2 January 1899 in The Daily Examiner: Chas. Easley and wife are in Navasota and will make their home with Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Easley, Sr.
  • Charles Brigance Easley and Mary Jane Wood appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Grimes County, Texas. Other members of the household included Robbie May Easley.
  • An photographic portrait was made of Mary Louise Easley as a young child.
  • Charles Brigance Easley and Mary Jane Wood appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Richards, Grimes County, Texas. Other members of the household included Charles Edward Easley, James Easley, Anne Margradel Easley, Mary Louise Easley and Robert Chester Easley.
  • A snapshot was taken about 1920 of Mattie Reed Wood and her daughters Mary Easley and Lynn Cecil.
  • Charles Brigance Easley and Mary Jane Wood appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Richards, Grimes County, Texas. Other members of the household included Mary Louise Easley and Robert Chester Easley.
  • Members of the Wood family gathered for a Sunday afternoon barbeque, about 1940.
    Wood family Sunday afternoon barbecue at Fairview cemetery, about 1940.
  • On the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary celebration held during December 1946 in Navasota, William and Lizzie Hurst Wood were photographed with their brothers and sisters who attended the event.
  • Members of the Wood family were photographed Fannie Wood Haynie's east yard during 1946, when family gathered to celebrate the 50th wedding anniversary of William and Lizzie Hurst Wood.
  • Mary Jane Wood became a widow at the 27 February 1953 death of her husband Charles Brigance Easley.
  • Mary Easley plays her piano, a treat for her grand-niece Nita.
    Mary Jane Wood Easley plays her piano
  • Mary Jane Wood died on 24 October 1960 at age 86 in Alpine, Brewster County, Texas.
  • She was buried at Fairview Cemetery in Grimes County, Texas, near Richards.
  • A single grave marker identifies the graves of Charles Brigance Easley and Mary Jane Wood.
    Charles Brigance and Mary Jane Wood Easley, Fairview Cemetery, near Richards, Grimes County
  • Last Edited: 19 Jan 2017

Family: Charles Brigance Easley b. 12 November 1872, d. 27 February 1953