John Wood

M, #1538, b. 26 July 1802, d. 27 December 1874
     John Wood was born on 26 July 1802 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of James Wood and Margaret Donaldson. John Wood was baptized on 30 July 1802 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1 His family was known by the tee-name of "King". He was a whitefisher and fisherman. He married Margaret Smith at Parish of Rathven, Banffshire, Scotland, on 25 November 1828.3
He was listed as head of household in the 1841 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood, 37; Margarete Wood, 34; James Wood, 10; Margarete Wood, 8; Alexander Wood, 6; John Wood, 2.4

He was listed as head of household in the 1851 census at 25 Commutation Road, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood, head; Margret Wood, wife; James Wood, son; Alexander Wood, son; John Wood, son; Ann Wood, daughter; Jean Wood, daughter.5
John Wood was a grocer and spirit dealer.
He was listed as head of household in the 1861 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood, head; Margaret Wood, wife; John Wood, son; Ann Wood, daughter; Jean Wood, daughter; George Wood, son.6

He was listed as head of household in the 1871 census at 36 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood, head; Margaret Wood, wife; George Wood, son; Catherine Wood, granddaughter.7
John died on 27 December 1874 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 72.8,2

Children of John Wood and Margaret Smith

Citations

  1. [S1724] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "John Wood, male. Birth: 26 JUL 1802. Christening: 30 JUL 1802 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: James Wood. Mother: Margaret Donaldson."
  2. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  3. [S1045] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "John Wood, male. Spouse: Margaret Smith. Marriage: 25 NOV 1828, Rathven, Banff, Scotland."
  4. [S5288] 1841, Scottish Census, "John Wood, male, age 37, born in county, resident in Portknockie."
  5. [S5287] 1851, Scottish Census, "John Wood, head, married, male, age 49, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, whitefisher, resident at 25 Commutation Road, Portknockie."
  6. [S3963] 1861, Scottish Census, "John Wood, head, married, male, age 58, born in Rathven, Banffshire, Grocer & Spirit Dealer, resident at Portknockie, has 4 rooms with one or more windows."
  7. [S4010] 1871, Scottish Census, "John Wood, head, married, male, age 69, born in Banffshire, Portknockie, fisher, resident at 36 Portknockie, has 2 rooms with one or more windows."
  8. [S1876] John Wood, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "John Wood (Fisherman) Married to Margaret Smith, died 1874, December Twenty seventh 2h 0m A.M. at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male, 74 (sic) years, Father: James Wood 'King' Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Margaret Wood M.S. Donaldson (Deceased), Cause of death: Cancer of Neck, Six Months, as Certified by James Wilson F.F. P.S. Gam(?).D.M, Informant: James Wood, Son, Registered: 1875, January 11th at Manse of Seafield, Thomas Fraser Registrar."