Wood of Morgan Co., MO

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  • ID: I0593
  • Name: Jane Howard 1
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: BET 1794 AND 1796 in TN 1
  • Death: 14 AUG 1865 in Moniteau Co., MO 2
  • Occupation: Midwife
  • Reference Number: 593
  • Note:
    1830 Census no twp stated, Cole Co., MO by Hiram H Baber by marshall of Cole Dist of MO (190)
    Andrew Woods
    2 male under 5, (Russell & Jeriah) 1 male 5 under 10,(Joseph) 1 male 40 under 50(Andrew)
    2 females 5 under 10, (Marilda & Almanza) 1 female 30 under 40 (Jane)
    (my assumption on names) V W
    People of interest on same census page (190):Thomas Cooper, Rebecca Cooper, William Walker, Nathaniel Moon, Isham Howard, James Howard.(191)Spottswood Longan, John Longan Jr., John Longan, Benjamin Longan, William Howard, Charles Howard, Philip B Longan.
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    1840 Census Moniteau Twp., Cole Co., MO by William M Melton
    Jane Wood Males 1(5 & under 10)Andrew Jr 2(10 & under 15)Russell & Jeriah 1(15 under20)Joseph
    Females 1(5 & under 10) 2(15 & Under 20)Marilda& Alamanza 1(40 & under 50)Jane
    (this is my assumption on the names)V W
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    1850 Census Dist 58, Moniteau Co., MO 18 Nov 1850 by Robert Tindell
    815-815 Jane Wood 56 F 800 TN
    Jeriah 21 M Farmer MO
    Marilda 26 F MO
    Andrew 18 M Laborer MO
    Sarah 8 F MO
    Sarah Howard 76 F UNK
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    1860 Census Twp 47, Range 14 Moniteau Co., MO Jamestown PO 15 June 1860 by Geo W White Page43
    297-1703 Jane Wood 66 F TN
    Jeriah 31 M Farmer MO
    Wm Hall 16 M MO
    298-1706 Andrew Wood 28 M Farmer MO
    M E 17 M MO
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    Hi Velma,
    I received your packet yesterday. Thank you very much for sending it.
    Were the Wilson's that married into the Wood family the children/cousins of Marilda Wood Wilson's husband's first marriage? Joseph Wilson's first wife was Mary Dearing.
    They had: Nancy, James, John, Susan, Martha, Benjamin and Joseph. Martha married Marilda's brother, Jeriah Wood.
    Also, the Sarah Wood that is living with Jane Wood in 1850 - who is she? She is not a daughter of Andrew's since he died in 1832. I have a speculation as to who she is, but no proof.
    In 1850 Levi Wood was made a guardian of Sarah E. Wood the orphan and only heir of John Wood. She was about 8 at the time. Was she living with Jane in the census? I don't know. I don't even know who the John Wood was that is Sarah's father. I couldn't find a will in Moniteau Co. The Hall boy that was living with Jane in 1860 could be a nephew. The Wood family is very connected to the Hall family.
    I have gotten the packet together to send you, and I won't get it sent until tomorrow.
    Thank you again. I will let you know when I get the packet in the mail.
    Joan Hurt
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    1860 Census Twp 47, Range 14 Moniteau Co., MO Jamestown PO 15 June 1860 by Geo W White Page43
    297-1703 Jane Wood 66 F TN
    Jeriah 31 M Farmer MO
    Wm Hall 16 M MO
    298-1706 Andrew Wood 28 M Farmer MO
    M E 17 M MO

    People of interest on this same page
    295-1686 Rosannah Prewitt 53 F SC
    S F 24 M TN
    Samuel F 21 M MO
    Elizabeth 19 F MO
    Mary 17 F MO
    L R 14 F MO
    Wm M 1 M MO
    296-1693 Wm 48 M SC
    Levina 39 F TN
    H 17 M TN
    Emma 15 F TN
    Elizabeth 13 F TN
    Samuel 11 M TN
    Rosannah 9 F TN
    Daniel 8 M TN
    John 7 M TN
    W I 4 F TN
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    LAST WILL & TESTAMENT:
    Joan Hurt, 11/11/2004, email joanchurt@yahoo.com
    I believe that one of John and Parthena's sons, Marion Marshall witnessed Jane Wood's will

    Jane Woods Will Moniteau County Probate Office dated 30 May 1865 P223

    I Jane Wood of the County of Moniteau in the State of Missouri do make and order in this my last will and testament.
    First I will my body be decently intered and my funeral expences paid as soon as pracicable after my decease.
    Second I will that my personal effects be disposed of in the following manner to wit: My son Joseph Wood, Russell Wood, Jeriah Wood and Andrew Wood are to have one feather bed each and the remainder of my personal property to be sold and the proceeds equally divided among all of my children after paying all of my just debts and funeral expenses.
    Third I will that my sons Jeriah and Andrew Wood execute this will and if all interested are agreed they shall advertise and sell the property and distribute the proceeds without the expense of administration , and if not, then the same shall be recorded and probated according to law.
    In witness whereof I hereto sit my hand and seal and register this will my last will and testament this thirtieth day of May 1865. her
    Jane X Wood Seal
    mark

    Signed ____ and ______ by the above named Jane Wood and for her last will and testament in the presence of us who with her came and in her presence have _______ our names in witness thereto.
    H H Hudson
    Marion Marshall
    Source: Ann Howard sent to me by Joan Hurt Mar 2005
    In 1860 H H Hudson and family were listed 5 families away(he witnessed Janes will in 1865) Therefore Jane lived north of Jamestown, based on the following information.
    In the History of Jamestown, Missouri 1837-1987, page 251, Hilliard Harris Hudson was living north of Jamestown and is buried in the Mt. Zion Cemetery(Recordings of Linn Twp Cemeteries, page 75)

    The settlement of Jane's estate is interesting reading. Son Jeriah claimed board and nursing for Jane from 1 Aug 1864-1 June 1865. 10 months at $10. a month. Then from 1 June to 1 Aug 1865, Two months at$20. a month. He also had to hire a girl for four weeks at $2. a week. Candles and provisions for waiters, $20. $3. was spent to publish the executors notice in the Central Missourian. Drs . Ellis and Thomas submitted a bill for $18 for visits and medication for Mrs Jenny Wood on 23 Apr then on June 2,14,23, and 29, 1865. If the word dropsy is read correctly, Jane was afflicted with edema, which is an abnormal excess acccumulation of serous fluid(resembling serum) in connective tissue or in a serous cavity.
    HH Hudson claimed $3 for services rendered as witness, appraisor and Clerk of Sale of Jane's estate. William Moore received $10 for coffin which the same deceased was buried in. $8 was paid to C G Hickcox auctioneer among other misc. fees. I B Thomas refers to the estate of Mrs Jennie Wood. The estate was finally settled at the September term 1868 with $203.72 to be distributed. Jane's sons, Jeriah and Andrew Wood each had two outstanding notes due with interest. What was her income?
    The inventory of Jane's estate was the most facinating reading. The first list was made by Jeriah and Andrew Wood as executors, witnessed by C M Carlos and H H Hudson. Jefferson Pennington, JP signed the document in a very shakey hand. The 5 Internal Revenue Certificate stamp has George Washington's picture in the center. The second inventory list is the appraisal completer by C M D Carlos, James F Moore and H H HUdson. The third was the itemized list of the actual sale of her belongings and who bought each item. H H Hudson was clerk. Marilda Wilson was one of the people who bought something at the auction of Jane Wood's belongings. She was Marilda Wood, second wife of Joseph A Wilson.
    Hananda Renfro (Almanza Renfrow)
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    1883 exerpt came from Boonville Weekly Advertiser, Boonville, Cooper Co.,MO, 4 Jan 1884, page 1.
    NOVEMBER
    Miss Jane Howard celebrated her 90th birthday on 12th.
    DECEMBER
    Miss Jane Howard died on 31.
    This is most likely not Jane Howard but put this here so as not to lose it.She is said to have died in 1865)(V W, the age is right)
    1884 exerpt came from Boonville Weekly Advertiser, Boonville,
    Cooper Co.,MO, 2 Jan 1885, page 2.

    A Twelve-Month's Tale.
    The record of 1884 in Cooper County
    Births, Marriages, and Deaths, and General Local Happenings.
    JANUARY
    1 - Miss Jane Howard died, aged ninety years.

    Missouri Birth & Death Records Database
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    Record 1 thru 4 of 4

    Name Age Sex Color Date of Death County
    Hampton, J. Howard 27 yrs 5 mos % days Male Cooper Detail
    Hampton, Jas. Howard 27y 5m 5d Male White Sep 22 1886 Cooper Detail

    Howard, Miss Jane 90 yrs 2 mos Female Cooper Detail
    Howard, Miss Jane 90 y 2m Female White Dec 31 1883 Cooper Detail
    Walnut Grove Cemetery
    Jan 1 1884
    Near Booneville Cooper Co Mo
    General Debility-Fracture Femur

    Walnut Grove Cemetery
    Boonville, MissouriTownship: T-49-NRange: R-17-WSection: 35
    Area:
    Corner of Locust and Eleventh Streets in Boonville, Missouri.
    Howard
    Jane, Miss; born in Virginia; died 31 Dec 1883 in Boonville Township, Cooper County, Missouri; aged 90 years 2 months; buried Jan 1884; single; CC Record of Deaths



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    Father: William Howard b: 6 APR 1762 in Bedford, Virginia, USA
    Mother: Sarah MNU Howard b: 1776 in TN

    Marriage 1 Andrew Wood b: 1790 in TN
      Children
      1. Has Children Joseph Wood b: 1821 in Cole now Moniteau Co., MO
      2. Has Children Marilda M Wood b: 17 JUN 1823 in Cole now Moniteau Co.,MO
      3. Has Children Alamanza Wood b: 1825 in Cole now Moniteau Co., MO
      4. Has Children Russell Wood b: ABT 1827 in Cole now Moniteau Co., MO
      5. Has Children Jeriah Orestus Wood b: 28 DEC 1828 in Cole now Moniteau Co., MO
      6. Has Children Andrew Jr Wood b: 1832 in Cole now Moniteau Co., MO

      Sources:
      1. Title: 1850 Federal United States Census
        Repository:
        Media: Book
      2. Title: Melinda Pennington mgpennington@earthlink.net Feb 2005
        Repository:
        Media: Book

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