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Ross Adam Wood Sr. (#47496100)
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Bio Photo Married to a wonderful woman, father of five children, step-father of one, and grandfather of two. Got the genealogy bug in 2010 after my eldest brother passed away. A huge gap of unknown Wood ancestors was my primary obstacle to surmount. Was fortunate enough to trace the Wood line back to the early 1800's in Erie Co., N.Y. beginning with Great (x 3) Grandfather Augustus B. Wood Sr. who had 9 children. I have been able to trace all nine of them, his son Francis Burton Wood is my (direct line) Great-Great Grandfather. Francis' son John Perry Wood is my Great Grandfather and his son Frank McKinley Wood my grandfather.
Had a good start with my mom's family (Gardner) and have been able to take it from there thanks to the assistance of so many great people within the FindAGrave community. The four primary families I research are Wood, Gardner, Gentry, and Clare. Also researching additional ancestorial lines from the families of Rew, Brayman, Crockett, DeWitt, Slaven, Perry, Mecham, Pierce, Allen, McCumber, Merkel, Patrick, Eastman, Hopson, Hecox and Vargas.
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Vernon Dean Gentry
RE: Gentry
Thank you Ross for the message. I was wondering if you have any info on James William Gentry's father Samuel R. Gentry. The only thing I have is birthdate, birthplace, date of death and place(Ruby Valley, Nevada 1864)Was he in the Army? Any help would be most welcome your cousin Dean
Added by Vernon Dean Gentry on Oct 29, 2014 10:55 PM
Mike Ohio
RE: Woods in Wakeman
Weather has been in the mid 60s the last 2 days and expected to stay relatively mild the next week or so. Great weather for this time of year. Was hoping to do some Findagrave photo work, but very busy around here lately.
Added by Mike Ohio on Oct 25, 2014 5:12 AM
L Baus Pratt
RE: Ollie
Memorial transferred. Let me know if there are any others you'd like.
Added by L Baus Pratt on Oct 24, 2014 9:41 AM
Vita Brevis
Wood family
Hello Ross, yes there is a connection in the Wood family to my wife. Lydia Amanda Wood Crane is her 2nd great-grandmother. She is a not too interested in the genealogy, but I have been working on my family about 40 years and hers about 30 years. I find Find A Grave very helpful at times, great site! Nice to hear from you, keep in touch. John
Added by Vita Brevis on Oct 19, 2014 9:08 PM
Donald & Doris Guy
RE: Dennis Wood
I can't remember why I contacted you my brains are in a traffic jam could you refresh me Thank you Dori
Added by Donald & Doris Guy on Oct 12, 2014 12:36 PM
Sue Frankart
Helen Gerber Kastor/ Laura Wood Gerber
I have alot of information on Laura Gerber /Helen Gerber Kastor and the Hurst family.
I found 2 photo albums in an antique store years ago and have copies of some personal papers and many photos. Please write me at OLDcuppy@aol.com. Sue Frankart
Added by Sue Frankart on Oct 11, 2014 8:20 PM
Mary Lou Hooper
Helen Shoemaker
She is listed on one side of a tall, four-sided monument. Much of the information is illegible but the cemetery records list date of death as July 28 1885. The other names on the monument may include William J, Ruth Ann, Joseph, Jessie.
Added by Mary Lou Hooper on Oct 11, 2014 7:31 PM
Donna Casey
John & Martha Clark - Woodlawn Cem. Orchard Park, NY
I have no additional info. You can try to contact the Cemetery office: 716-662-3714. Maybe they can provide more info.
Added by Donna Casey on Oct 11, 2014 9:32 AM
Mike Ohio
RE: Woods in Wakeman
In regard to Helen Mae Gerber, I have found little information. She is not listed in the Huron Co. Cemetery Census book that goes to 1997.

However, I did find some information from some eclectic sources which follows:
Birth Helen was born on July 28, 1919.
Death Helen died on May 23, 1989 at 69 years old.

Helen M Kastor (1919 - 1989) was born on July 28, 1919. She was born into the Kastor family.

There are no known spouses or children on record for Helen. Helen died on May 23, 1989 at age 69.

Helen M Kastor's last known residence is at Wakeman, Huron County, Ohio.

The data on this page comes from the official record for Helen M Kastor in the SSDI (United States Social Security Master Death Index)

I also found some information on the following links:
http://index.rbhayes.org/hayes/index/record_detail.asp?id=1771016

http://index.rbhayes.org/hayes/index/record_detail.asp?id=411414

The above links are for The Ohio Obituary Index
http://index.rbhayes.org/hayes/index/index.asp

This site provides basic information and included sources for a copy of newspaper obituaries. Unfortunately, there is a fee to obtain them.

I trust this will be of some help.
~Mike~
Added by Mike Ohio on Oct 02, 2014 8:37 AM
Melissa Kearsley
Elizabeth Lucina Mecham Betcall
On this memorial, George Bryant Gardner is listed as the first husband. He was her third. William Ford was her first. Lyman Stevens her second.

Nathan Henry Stevens, her son, is my great grandfather.
Added by Melissa Kearsley on Jun 29, 2014 4:11 PM
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