John Wood

M, #2677, b. circa 1799
     John Wood was born circa 1799 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. His family was known by the tee-name of "Royal". He was a whitefisher and fisherman. He married Helen Wood at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland, on 16 November 1822.1
He was listed as head of household in the 1851 census at 60 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood, head; Helen Wood, wife; Helen Wood, daughter; George Wood, son; William Wood, son; Catherine Wood, daughter; Alexander Wood, son; Margaret Wood, daughter.2

Children of John Wood and Helen Wood


  1. [S1995] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Jno. Wood, male. Spouse: Helen Wood. Marriage: 16 NOV 1822, Cullen, Banff, Scotland."
  2. [S7446] 1851, Scottish census, "John Wood, head, married, male, age 52, born in Banff, Portknockie, whitefisher, resident at 60 Portknockie."