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Submitted: 4/6/21 • Approved: 4/6/21 • Last Updated: 6/6/22 • R272007-G0-S3
Charles Henry Wood
Birth 19 Jul 1845
Dixon, Lee County, Illinois, USA
Death 9 Jun 1905 (aged 59)
Flandreau, Moody County, South Dakota, USA
Death of Chas. H. Wood. Obituary June 22 1905 Obituary Pine Island Record
Chas. H. Wood, one of the early pioneers of Flandreau, S. D., passed away quite suddenly "at 7 o'clock Friday evening, June 9. Some few weeks ago he met with the misfortune of running a wire into one of his thumbs, resulting in a severe case of blood poisoning which gradually grew worse and finally resulted in his death. Deceased was born July 19, 1845, in Dixon, county, Illinois. In his seventeenth year in company with his father he emigrated to Kansas and enlisted in the 23rd Kansas regiment in 1864. Sometime after, the war he settled in Minnesota and in 1878 came to Flandreau and has resided there continuously ever since. In 1880 he was united in marriage to Miss Augusta J. Hayes from which union two sons were born. He is survived by his first wife one son 2nd Nettie A. J. Hayes wife and two sons, Chas. H. Wood, jr., and Clarence Harley Wood of Flandreau and Lawrence H . Wood Mother DeEtta Maxon Wood
Wood of Pine Island, one brother, Harry B. Wood of Chatfield, three sisters, Mrs. Lottie Gay of Hampden, N. D., Mrs. Jane Frink of Flandreau and Mrs. Paul Freeman of Slayton. Mr. Wood during his residence in Flandreau has been for the most part engaged in the jewelry business and accumulated a considerable property and leaves his family in favorable circumstances.
A few days before his death he was baptized and prepared himself for that realm whence no traveler returns .
Contributed on 4/6/21
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