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Davis, Wood, Ranson, McElrath SC> AL> TX
Posted by: ASD (ID *****7789) Date: December 31, 2004 at 14:09:10
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The James C. Wood family I am researching is given below, I found the names in the 1850 and 1860 Alabama censuses but cannot locate any of them for an 1870 census, probably left Alabama after the war between the states and I know NOTHING further (absolutely nothing) about any other Wood connections to this family.

JAMES C. WOOD was born Abt. 1814 in South Carolina, farmer & age 36 1850 Alabama census.. He married NANCY -?- Bef. 1840 in South Carolina.. She was born Abt. 1820 in South Carolina, age 30 1850 Alabama census..


Children of JAMES WOOD and NANCY -?- are:

i. JANE M. WOOD, b. November 1840, SC, age 20 1860 Ala census.; d. Aft. 1900, Harrison Co, Tx; Jane married JASPER NEWTON DAVIS, 12 January 1860, Jacksonville, Calhoun, AL; b. 22 October 1832, SC Source: Al census, age 27 1860 Ala census. Bricklayer. 3 yr old son from first marriage in hh with #2 wife.; d. 24 March 1875, Tx. Source: CW Tx widow's pension & family Bible..Jasper had a first wife who died leaving one child, her name was Mary Frances McElrath and the child was John Wesley Davis. Jane (Wood) Davis is buried in Harleton, Harrison County, Tx cemetery. John Wesley Davis resided in Grenham, Washington County, Tx in 1870 with brother of Jasper, Ensley and Amanda C. (Cannon) Davis. He married Victoria Ranson.

ii. ELIZABETH WOOD, b. Abt. 1841, Georgia, age 9 1850 Alabama census..

iii. RODA A. WOOD, b. Abt. 1845, Alabama, age 6 1850 Alabama census, name spelled Rody A...in 1850 census.

iv. JOHN WOOD, b. Abt. 1849, Alabama, abt 3 months according to ancestry site..

v. JAMES WOOD, b. Abt. 1851.

vi. SUSAN WOOD, b. Abt. 1857, Alabama..

vii. MARIETTA WOOD, b. Abt. 1855.

viii. REBECCA WOOD, b. Abt. 1859.




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