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Anson Wood

Anson Wood

Male 1805 - 1886  (80 years)

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  • Name Anson Wood  [1
    Born 05 Dec 1805  , Randolph, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Buried Mar 1886  Wyoming Cemetery, Wyoming, Iowa, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 15 Mar 1886  Wyoming, Iowa, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I103  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2014 

    Father Ezekiel Wood,   b. 01 May 1784, , Randolph, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 25 May 1844  (Age > 60 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Anny Walker,   d. Bef 1835 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 14 Jun 1804  , Randolph, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Notes 
    • REF: North Carolina Marriages
      http://tn-3.rootsweb.com:8080/~ncarolina/cgi-bin/marr_search.cgi?id=5778
      GROOM: Ezekiel Wood AGE:
      BRIDE: Anny Walker AGE:
      RECORD TYPE: marriage bond
      DATE: 14 Jun 1804
      BONDSMEN:
      OFFICIATOR:
      WITNESSES:
      COUNTY: Randolph
      SOURCE TYPE: Marriage Bond
      OTHER:

      REF: "Old Southern Bible Records" by Memory Aldridge Lester, pages 338 - 340
      Marriage Date: 14 June 1804

      REF: Ancestry.com
      Source Information:
      Ancestry.com, comp. North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868. [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2000. Original data: State of North Carolina. An Index to Marriage Bonds Filed in the North Carolina State Archives. Raleigh, NC: North Carolina Division of Archives and History, 1977.

      When planning to marry, the prospective groom took out a bond from the clerk of the court in the county where the bride had her usual residence as surety that there was no legal obstacle to the proposed marriage. On file in the North Carolina State Archives are 170,000 marriage bonds, covering the years 1741-1868. These records were abstracted by the Works Progress Administration. Most of the bonds contain the following information: groom's name, bride's name, date of bond, bondsmen, witnesses.

      Bride: Anny Walker
      Groom: Ezekiel Wood
      Bond Date: 14 Jun 1804
      County: Randolph
      Record #: 01 301
      Bondsman: Thomas Fruit
      Witness: A Geren, Justice of the Peace
      Bond #: 000115222

      Source Information:
      Dodd, Jordan. North Carolina Marriages to 1825. [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 1997. Electronic transcription of marriage records held by the individual counties in North Carolina.
    Family ID F60  Group Sheet

    Family Kezia McGrew,   b. Abt 1815, , Fayette, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1840  (Age ~ 25 years) 
    Married 22 Jul 1838  , Fayette, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Notes 
    • REF: Illinois Statewide Marriage Index 1763 - 1900
      Lists Wood, Anson and McGrew, Keziah from Fayette Co. married on 07/22/1838 in Vol/Page 00A/0012, no license number
    Children 
     1. Kezia Ann Wood,   b. 17 Aug 1840, , Fayette, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1928, Los Angles, Los Angles, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Family ID F69  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Anson Wood
    Anson Wood
    Blackhawk War photo

  • Notes 
    • NOTES:
      Need to verify marriage date to Keziah. Where did the family date come from? State records show July 22, 1838 not Mar 15, 1838.

      REF: "Fayette County Facts" book in Vandalia - found by Peggy Wood 5/30/91:
      Bought property on 1/2/1836 listed in tax Assessment in 1847 Prop. Disc. NE SE 13 6n 1w

      REF: Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales Database
      STATE WIDE
      Sale Legal Sect- Twn- Ra- Meri- Acres Price Total Soc. Date
      Name of Purchaser Type Description ion ship nge dian Bought Per Acre Price Stat Purchased
      ____________________________________________________________________________________
      WOOD ANSON FD NESE 13 06N 01W 3 40.00 1.25 50.00 MALE 02/01/1836
      FAYETTE
      Co. or State of
      Purchaser Vol. Page
      ________________________________________________________
      FAYETTE 145 063

      This is straight west of Vandalia, in Bear Grove Twp, and the Eastern most section on hwy

      REF: Mervel's notes
      Served in the Blackhawk War, Co "C", Huston's 3rd Brig.
      Anson sold property Dec 28, 1852 to Robert Blackwell -Book 1, page 481 Courthouse after he had moved to Wisconsin.
      According to "Fayette County Facts" he died in April 27, 1853 and buried in Sharps Cemetery - this does not jibe with his obituary from Wyoming, Wisc. (This info was contributed by Veterans Org.)

      REF: Fayette County IL Archives Military Records.....Capt. Samuel Huston's Co. Other War - Rosters 3rd Brigade, Spy Batalion ************************************************ Copyright. All rights reserved. http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/copyright.htm http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/il/ilfiles.htm ************************************************ File contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by: Joy Fisher sdgenweb@yahoo.com July 11, 2007, 7:27 pm
      Capt. Samuel Huston's Co. CAPTAIN SAMUEL HUSTON'S COMPANY, Spy Battalion, 3d Brigade of Illinois Mounted Volunteers, called into the service of the United States, on the requisition of Gen. Henry Atkinson, by the Governor's proclamation, dated May 15, 1832. Mustered out August 16, 1832, by order of Brig.-Gen. Atkinson. Name and Rank Residence Enrolled Remarks Captain. Samuel Huston Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 First Lieutenant. John Watwood Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Left Helena July 27; lost his horse July 23 Second Lieutenant. Henry Brown Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Sergeants. Payton R. Bankson Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Richard Auston Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Lost his horse on the 11th of August Hezekiah Thompson Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Isaac Fancher Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Lost his horse on the 7th of August Corporals. Benjamin Seals Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Left sick on the 27th of July Andrew I. Hickerson Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Alexander Fancher Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Lost his horse on the 7th of August Thomas Osbrooks Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Privates. Allen, John Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Austin, Philip L. Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Furloughed at Helena on the 27th Berry, Benjamin F. Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Beck, Paul Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Braswell, Richard Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Beal, James Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Browning, Harmon Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Lost his horse on the 12th of August Beasley, John Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Lost his horse on the 12th of July Brocket, Michael Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Browning, Joseph Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Baley, Henry P. Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Blundell, James Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Left at Helena Carson, James Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Cole, Eldridge Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Carter, Joseph Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Sick in camp Coventry, John W. Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Davis, Levi Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Furloughed on the 24th of July Doyle, A. P. H. Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Sick in camp Duncan, Thomas Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Enos, Charles Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Lost his horse on the 16th of July Flemming, Mordica Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Lost his horse on the 10th of August Freman, James Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Flemming, John Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Griffith, John Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Gillmore, Robert Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Herrington, John Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Substituted for Wm. Linley from July 10 Hinton, Lewis Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Furloughed on the 10th of July Hickerson, Wash'n Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Hawkins, John B. Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Left at Dixon in service Harris, Zachariah Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Furloughed on the 10th of July Harris, Henry Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Johnson, Adamon Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Lost his horse on the 27th of July Jackson, William Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Kirkendal, William Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Left at Helena on the 27th of July Lawton, Henry Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Linley, William Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Discharged by substitute on the 10th of July Lowder, Gideon Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Lee, William H. Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Left sick at Helena on the 27th of July Miller, Henry Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Micks, John S. Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Left in service at Dixon McQninter, Alex Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Furloughed on the 15th of July Moore, Benjamin D. Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Nichols, William Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Neely, Bowling Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Pitcher, Payton I. Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Lost his horse August 14 Porter, James Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Patten, James Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Parkhurst, Elijah Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Powell, Semore R. Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Prater, Alexander Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Porter, Washington Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Raybourn, Mitchell Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Remon, Frederick Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Appointed Paymaster on July 10 Sears, John Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Smith, Jordan Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Smith, Henry Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Lost his horse on the 14th of July Smith, William Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Thompson, William Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Lost horse on the 23d of July Talby, James Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Trapp, John Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Welch, John Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Wakefield, John A. Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Wood, Anson Fayette Co. June 7, 1832 Approved: (Signed.) H. ATKINSON, Brigadier-General, U. S. A. This company was organized June 7, 1832, and received marching orders on the same day, and marched on the 9th and arrived at Fort Wilbourn on the 16th of June, and mustered into service June 19. This company found their own rations in full from the 8th to the 17th of June. Since the 17th of June till the present, August 15th, the company has found nearly all the small rations for itself. This company was organized under the command of Captain William L. D. Ewing, at its first organization. Additional Comments: Extracted from: RECORD OF THE SERVICES OF ILLINOIS SOLDIERS IN THE BLACK HAWK WAR 1831-32 AND IN THE MEXICAN WAR 1846-48 CONTAINING A COMPLETE ROSTER OF COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND ENLISTED MEN OF BOTH WARS, TAKEN FROM THE OFFICIAL ROLLS ON FILE IN THE WAR DEPARTMENT, WASHINGTON, D. C. WITH AN APPENDIX GIVING RECORD OF THE SERVICES OF THE ILLINOIS MILITIA, RANGERS AND RIFLEMEN, IN PROTECTING THE FRONTIER FROM THE RAVAGES OF THE INDIANS FROM 1810 TO 1813. PREPARED AND PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY OF THE THIRTY-SECOND GENERAL ASSEMBLY BY ISAAC H. ELLIOTT ADJUTANT-GENERAL OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS. SPRINGFIELD, ILL: JOURNAL COMPANY, PRINTERS AND BINDERS, 1902. File at: http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/il/fayette/military/otherwar/rosters/u3rdbriga111gmt.txt This file has been created by a form at http://www.genrecords.org/ilfiles/ File size: 6.9 Kb

      REF: http://www2.sos.state.il.us/cgi-bin/blkhawk
      Black Hawk War Veterans Database Search
      NAME RANK COMPANY PLACE OF ENROLLMENT REGIMENT BRIGADE
      ____________________________________________________________________________________
      WOOD, ANSON PVT W EWING FAYETTE CO SP 3

      SP stands for "Spies"

      According to Robert Johnston, my cousin, Anson's land in Wisconsin included the land that the "House on the Rock" is built on.

      REF: Census Data
      1850 Census Wyoming, Iowa Co., WI shows his age as 43 and living with Grandison & Electa
      1860 Census Wyoming, Iowa Co., WI shows his age as 53
      1870 Census Wyoming, Iowa Co., WI shows his age as 64 with Lethe aged 55 living with him
      1875 Wisconsin State Census, Wyoming, Iowa Co., lists Anson and one female (Leah, his sister)
      1880 Census Wyoming, Iowa Co., WI shows his age as 72

      REF: History of Iowa County, Wisconsin, Western Historical Company, Chicago,1881, p 941
      Anson Wood, farmer, Sec. 35; P. O. Wyoming; born in Randolph, N. C., Dec. 5, 1806; his parents removed to the State of Kentucky when he was a child, where he lived till 21 years of age; he then removed with his parents to the State of Illinois. He was married in 1837 to Keziah McGrew, who was born in Illinois; she died in 1840; he came to Wisconsin in the summer of 1845; lived in Dodgeville for a time; settled where he now lives in 1847. He has one child - Keziah Ann - now Mrs. George W. See of Morris Co., Kan. Mr. Wood's farm contains 160 acres.

      Buried in Wyoming Cemetery (aka Fann's Hill Cemetery). There is a Civil War veteran star located next to his tombstone - that's incorrect, Anson was in the Blackhawk War.

  • Sources 
    1. [S62] History of Iowa County, Wisconsin, (Name: Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1881;), 977.578 H673., 842, 941.

    2. [S11] 1870 U.S. Census, National Archives and Records Administration, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2009;), Wyoming, Iowa County, Wisconsin, Roll 1718, p. 309B.

    3. [S157] "North Carolina Marriage Collection, 1741 - 2011", County Court Records at Asheboro, NC and FHL #0019461, 0019658 and 0418149.
      Ezekiel Wood and Anny Walker, 14 Jun 1804, Randolph County, North Carolina

    4. [S192] North Carolina, Randolph, Asheboro, County Court Records at Asheboro, NC, FHL # 0019641, 0019658, and 0418149.
      Name: Ezekiel Wood
      Spouse: Anny Walker
      Marriage Date: 14 June 1804
      Marriage County: Randolph
      Marriage State: North Carolina


    5. [S69] Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900, Illinois State Archives, Illinois State Genealogical Society, (Name: Online;), Volume 00A, Page 0012, Fayette County.
      Wood, Anson and McGrew, Keziah 1838-07-22