William Wood

M, #532, b. 6 November 1808, d. 30 December 1881
     William was born at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 6 November 1808.1 He was baptized on 7 November 1808 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of Alexander Wood and Helen Pirie. His family was known by the tee-name of "King". William Wood was a fisherman and whitefisher. He married Margaret Runcie at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland, on 4 February 1836.2,3
He was listed as a member of the household in the 1841 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Margt Wood, 80; William Wood, 30; Margt Wood, 30; Jane Wood, 5; John Wood, 3; Geo Wood, 9 Mo; Ann Innes, 12.4

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; Margret Wood, wife; Jean Wood, daughter; John Wood, son; George Wood, son; Isabela Wood, daughter.5

He was listed as head of household in the 1861 census at 166 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Wood, head; Jean Wood, daughter.6
His family was known by the bye-name of "Rodney".
He was listed as head of household in the 1881 census at 227 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Wood “King”, head; Jane Wood “King”, daughter.7
William died on 30 December 1881 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 73.8,3

Children of William Wood and Margaret Runcie

Citations

  1. [S471] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "William Wood, male. Birth: 06 Nov 1808. Christening: 07 Nov 1808 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: Alexander Wood. Mother: Helen Pirie."
  2. [S1647] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "William Wood, male. Spouse: Margaret Runcie. Marriage: 04 FEB 1836 Cullen, Banff, Scotland."
  3. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  4. [S3958] 1841, Scottish Census, "William Wood, male, age 30, born in county, fisherman, resident in Portknockie, Banffshire."
  5. [S3955] 1851, Scottish Census, "William Wood, head, married, male, age 44, born in Portknockie, Banff, fisher, resident in Slack Road, Portknockie."
  6. [S3954] 1861, Scottish Census, "William Wood, head, male, age 52, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 166 Portknockie."
  7. [S3702] 1881, Scottish Census, "William Wood "King", head, widower, male, age 75, born in Banff, Rathven, fisherman, resident at 227 Portknockie, has 2 rooms with one or more windows."
  8. [S3700] William Wood "Rodney", Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "William Wood, Fisherman (Widower of Margaret Runcie), died 1881, December Thirtieth 7h 30m P.M. at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male, 75 years. Father: Alexander Wood Fisherman, Mother: Helen Wood M.S. Pirie. Cause of death: Gradual and General decay of Age, As Cert. by W.R. Duguid M.D. Informant: Alex Pirie, Nephew, 219 Portknockie. Registered: 1881, December 30th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre, Registrar."