John Wood

M, #8719, b. circa 1876, d. 3 September 1930
     John Wood was born circa 1876 at Branderburgh, Elgin, Scotland. He was the son of Alexander Wood and Mary Pirie.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1881 census at 13 High Street, Lossiemouth, Elgin, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexander Wood, head; Mary Wood, wife; Isa Ann Wood, daughter; William Wood, son; James Wood, son; Alex Wood, son; John Wood, son.1
John died on 3 September 1930 at Elgin, Elgin, Scotland.2 His body was interred after 3 September 1930 at Lossiemouth, Elgin, Scotland, at Kinnedder Cemetery.3


  1. [S7759] 1881, Scottish Census, "John Wood, son, male, age 8, born in Branderburgh, Elgin, scholar, resident at 13 High Street."
  2. [S7765] John Wood, ScotlandsPeople search, Statutory Register of Deaths, Registration District of Elgin, Surname: Wood. Forename: John. Age at death: 54. Year: 1930. Ref: 135/ 100. Registration District Name: Elgin.
  3. [S7760] Mary Wood née Pirie, Isabella Ann Slesser née Wood, Henry Slesser, Alexander Wood, John Wood and George Wood Alexander Wood, Monumental inscription, "Erected by his widow & family
    In loving memory of ALEXANDER WOOD, Boatbuilder Lossiemouth who died 26th Sept. 1900, aged 60 years.
    And his daughter ISABELLA ANN, who died 14th Octr. 1900, aged 34 years.
    And his wife MARY PIRIE, who died 22nd Augt. 1916, aged 75 years.
    And their son-in-law HENDRY SLESSOR (sic) who died 27th July 1904 aged 44 years.
    And their sons
    ALEXANDER WOOD who died 4th April 1915 aged 40 years.
    JOHN died 3rd Sep. 1930 aged 54.
    GEORGE died 22nd Jan. 1933 aged 51.
    Abide with me."