John Wood

M, #3792, b. 14 December 1859, d. 6 August 1910
     John Wood was born on 14 December 1859 at Portessie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of William Wood and Helen Imlach. His family was known by the tee-name of "King".
He was listed as head of household's son 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.2
John Wood was a fisherman and fishcurer. He married Helen Hay at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 23 December 1887.3 His family was known by the tee-name of "George".
He was listed as head of household in the 1891 census at Church Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood, head; Helen Wood, wife; Helen Wood, daughter; Maggie Wood, daughter.4
He was the informant for Helen Wood's death at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 19 December 1891.5,6
He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census at 330 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood, head; Helen Wood, wife; Helen J Wood, daughter; Maggie Wood, daughter; Williamina Wood, daughter.7
John died on 6 August 1910 at Wick, Caithness, Scotland, at age 50.6

Children of John Wood and Helen Hay

Citations

  1. [S3032] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "John Wood, male. Birth: 14 DEC 1859 Rathven, Banff, Scotland. Father: William Wood. Mother: Helen Imlach."
  2. [S5725] 1871, Scottish Census, "David Wood, son, male, age 14, born in Rathven, Banffshire, resident at 181 Portknockie."
  3. [S5168] John Wood to Helen Hay, Marriage entry, "1887, on the Twenty-Third day of December at Portknockie. After Banns, According to the Forms of the Free Church of Scotland. John Wood Fisherman (Bachelor), Age 29, Usual residence: Portknockie, Seafield, Father: William Wood "King" Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Helen Wood M.S. Imlach. Hellen Hay Fishergirl (Spinster), Age 25, Usual residence: Seatown, Cullen, Father: George Hay Boat Carpenter (Deceased), Mother: Jane Hay M.S Findlay. Peter Brown, Free Church Minister. James Findlay Witness, William Mair Witness. Registered: 1887 December 26th At Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  4. [S6141] 1891, Scottish Census, "John Wood, head, married, male, age 30, born in Banffshire, fishcurer, resident at Church Street, Portknockie."
  5. [S8287] Helen Wood née Imlach, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Helen Wood (Widow of William Wood, Fisherman), died 1891, December Nineteenth 1h 30m P.M. at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 75 years, Father: James Imlach Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Margaret (sic) Imlach M.S. Innes (Deceased), Cause of death: Fracture of neck of thigh-bone, Chronic Pneumonia 3 years, as Cert. by S. Clark M.D. C.M., Informant: John Wood "George", son, 330 Portknockie, Registered: 1891, December 21st at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  6. [S6014] Keith Innes, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Keith Innes of Moffat, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.
  7. [S5679] 1901, Scottish Census, "John Wood, head, married, male, age 40, born in Portessie, Banffshire, fisherman & curer, resident at 330 Portknockie."