of Monroe County
Descendants of the WOOD Family
George E. Wood born April 9,1810 in Gallatin
moved to Monroe County in 1856 from Henry County,Ky.
+Nancy Jane Batts born Mar.6.,1823. Dau.of Thomas B. Batts and Mary
Mary's parents were Miss Vallandingham and Stephen Muir.
1 Thomas W.Wood born July 9,1838 died at Madison on Nov 7,
He ran the local Hotel at Madison at the time of death.
1 John Wood
+Mary Mariah Dixon, Her father, George Edward
Dixon came to America
cir 1855+ from Leeds, England. He maintained
weaving looms in Penn but settled the family south
There were 12 children born to George and Nancy. Three of the
children farmed in the central area of Missouri before settling in
the Osage Lands of Cowley County, KS
If you wish more information on this family, you can contact the
Paris Library for a book entitled the "Time of Wood".
Submitted by Vi
Freeman Dec 7 1997