William Wood

M, #3789, b. 2 February 1815, d. 28 February 1887
     William Wood was born on 2 February 1815 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of George Wood and Margaret Wood. William Wood was baptized on 9 February 1815 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.2,1 His family was known by the tee-name of "King". He was a fishcurer and fisherman. He married Helen Imlach at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland, on 26 November 1840.3
He was listed as head of household in the 1851 census at Slack Road, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Wood, head; Hellen Wood, wife; James Wood, son; Margret Wood, daughter; Mary Mair, servant.4
He was the informant for, and present at, David Wood's birth at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 25 December 1856.5,6,7
He was listed as head of household in the 1871 census at 181 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Wood, head; Helen Wood, wife; James Wood, son; Margret Wood, daughter; William Wood, son; Mary A Wood, daughter; David Wood, son; John Wood, son.8

He was listed as head of household in the 1881 census at 215 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Wood, head; Helen Imlach, wife; Margaret Wood, daughter; William Wood, son; Mary A Wood, daughter.9
William died on 28 February 1887 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 72.10

Children of William Wood and Helen Imlach

Citations

  1. [S6505] William Wood, OPR Baptism entry, "9 FEBRUARY 1815 GEORGE WOOD in Portknockie had a child by his wife MARGT WOOD born the 2nd inst. & baptized this day named WILLIAM; Witnesses Wm Mair, Wm Wood, Margt Riach & Helen Wood."
  2. [S6500] William Wood, ScotlandsPeople search, Old Parochial Register of Baptisms, Parish of Cullen, Surname: Wood. Forename: William. Parents: George Wood / Margt Wood. Gender: Male. Date: 09/02/1815. Parish Number: 150. Ref: 40 239. Parish: Cullen.
  3. [S3029] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "William Wood, male. Spouse: Helen Imlach. Marriage: 26 NOV 1840, Cullen, Banff, Scotland."
  4. [S5406] 1851, Scottish Census, "William Wood, head, married, male, age 36, born in Banffshire, fisher, resident in Slack Road."
  5. [S3028] David Wood, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "David Wood, 1856, December Twenty Fifth 5h 0m P.M. at Portknockie, District of Seafield, Male. Father: William Wood, Fishcurer and Fisherman. Mother: Helen Wood Maiden Name Imlach. Informant: William Wood, Father, Present. Registered: 1856, December 31st at Portknockie, Alex Fraser, Registrar."
  6. [S3030] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "David Wood, male. Birth: 25 DEC 1856 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: William Wood. Mother: Helen Imlach."
  7. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  8. [S5725] 1871, Scottish Census, "William Wood, head, married, male, age 50, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 181 Portknockie."
  9. [S5405] 1881, Scottish Census, "William Wood, head, married, male, age 66, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 215 Portknockie."
  10. [S4799] William Wood, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "William Wood (Married to Helen Imlach), died 1887, February Twenty-Eighth 7h 20m P.M. at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male, 72 years. Father: George Wood, Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Margaret Wood M.S. Wood (Deceased). Cause of death: Sanguineous Apoplexy, 3 Days, as Cert. by S. Clark M.D.C.M. Informant: James Wood, Son, Reidhaven Street, Cullen. Registered: 1887, March 1st at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre, Registrar."