Elspet Wood

F, #6471, b. 21 June 1834, d. 12 June 1909
     Elspet Wood was baptized on 21 June 1834 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1 She was born on 21 June 1834 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.2 She was the daughter of Alexander Wood and Barbara Wood.
She was listed as a member of the household in the 1841 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexander Wood, 35; Barbara Wood, 30; Elspet Wood, 7; Jannet Wood, 1.3

She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1851 census at 38 Commutation Road, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexander Wood, head; Barbra Wood, wife; Elspet Wood, daughter; Jessie Wood, daughter; Margret Wood, daughter; Ann Wood, daughter; Helen Wood, daughter.4
She married James Wood at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 1 March 1856.5
She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1861 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Wood, 35; Elspet Wood, 25; Helen Wood, 4; Ann Wood, 2.6

She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1871 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Wood, head; Elspet Wood, wife; Hellen Wood, daughter; Ann Wood, daughter; William Wood, son; Jessie Wood, daughter; Margt Wood, daughter.7
Elspet Wood died on 12 June 1909 at Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, at age 74.2

Children of Elspet Wood and James Wood

Citations

  1. [S5827] Elspet Wood, ScotlandsPeople search, Old Parochial Register of Baptisms, Parish of Cullen, Surname: Wood. Forename: Elspet. Parents: Alexander Wood / Barbara Wood. Gender: Female. Date: 21/06/1834. Parish Number: 150. Ref: 50 145. Parish: Cullen.
  2. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  3. [S6134] 1841, Scottish Census, "Elspet Wood, female, age 7, born in county, resident in Portknockie."
  4. [S6133] 1851, Scottish Census, "Elspet Wood, daughter, unmarried, female, age 18, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, employed at home, resident at 38 Commutation Road, Portknockie."
  5. [S5184] James Wood to Elspeth Wood, Marriage entry, "On the First day of March 1856 at Seafield Church, District of Seafield. Marriage after Banns was solemnized between us according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. James Wood, His X Mark, Alex Fraser Witnefs, age 35, usual residence Portknockie, District of Seafield, Fisherman, Bachelor, parents William Wood Fisherman Deceased and Ellen Wood Maiden Name Slater Deceased. Elspeth Wood, Her X Mark, Alex Fraser Registrar Witnefs, age 22, usual residence Portknockie, District of Seafield, Domestic Servant, Spinster, parents Alexander Wood Fisherman and Barbara Wood Maiden Name Wood. Jas. Ledingham, Minister, Seafield Church. William Wood Witnefs. George Wood Witnefs. The above Marriage was Registered by me at Portknockie, on the 1st day of March, 1856, Alexander Fraser Registrar."
  6. [S6761] 1861, Scottish Census, "Elspet Wood, married, female, age 25, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, wife, resident in Portknockie."
  7. [S6760] 1871, Scottish Census, "Elspet Wood, wife, married, female, age 34, born in Rathven, Banffshire, resident in Portknockie."