William John Wood

M, #6538, b. 4 April 1895
     William John Wood was born on 4 April 1895 at Portessie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of Peter Wood and Ann Smith Mair. His family was known by the tee-name of "King".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1901 census at 127 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Peter Wood, head; Ann Wood, wife; Maggie Wood, daughter; Jessie A Wood, daughter; John W Wood, son; Catherine Wood, daughter; Isa Jane Wood, daughter; Hellen Wood, daughter; Francis W Wood, son; Maggie Wood, mother.2


  1. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  2. [S5557] 1901, Scottish Census, "John W Wood (sic), son, male, age 6, scholar, resident at 127 Portknockie."