William Wood

M, #6997, b. 7 April 1863, d. 8 February 1887
     William Wood was born on 7 April 1863 at Parish of Seafield, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of James Wood and Elspet Wood.
He was listed as head of household's son 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.2
William died on 8 February 1887 at Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, at age 23.3


  1. [S5832] LDS Church (new FamilySearch), International Genealogical Index, "William Wood, male. Birth: 07 APR 1863 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: James Wood. Mother: Elspet Wood."
  2. [S6760] 1871, Scottish Census, "William Wood, son, unmarried, male, age 9, born in Rathven, Banffshire, resident in Portknockie."
  3. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.