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Edmund Wood

Birthdate: (85)
Birthplace: Shelf, Halifax Parris, Yorkshire, England
Death: Died in Huntington, Suffolk County, Long Island, New York
Immediate Family:

Son of Edmund Wood, Sr. and Janet (or Judith) Wood
Husband of Martha Wood
Father of Martha Raynor; Jonas Oram Wood; Susan Wood; Timothy Wood; Mary Wood and 2 others
Brother of John Wood, I; Susan Wood; Grace Wood; Margrett Wood and Isabella Wood
Half brother of Susan Mitchell

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About Edmund Wood

Edmund WOOD [Parents] 1 was born in 1578 in Shelf, Halifax Parish, York, England. He was christened in 1578 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England. He died in 1660 in Huntington, Long Island, New York, USA. He married Martha LUM LOME on 21 May 1611 in York, England.

Martha LUM LOME [Parents] 1 was born on 7 Jan 1581 in York, England. She was christened on 8 Jan 1580 in Sourbie, Halifax, Yorkshire, England. She died before 1635. She married Edmund WOOD on 21 May 1611 in York, England.

They had the following children:

		M	i	 William WOOD 1 was christened on 18 Aug 1605 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England.
		F	ii	 Mary WOOD 1 was christened on 3 Apr 1608 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England.
		F	iii	 Martha WOOD
		M	iv	 Jonas Owram WOOD
		F	v	 Susan(Nah) WOOD
		M	vi	 Edmund WOOD 1 was born in <1618> in <Shelff, Yorkshire, England>.
		M	vii	 Jeremiah WOOD
		M	viii	 Timothy WOOD
		F	ix	 Susan WOOD 1 was born in <1624> in <Halifax, , Eng>.
		F	x	 Mary WOOD 1 was born in <1629> in Hamlet Of Shelf, Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, Eng..

Edmund Wood was one of many who joined the Puritan movement with Richard Denton to New England. They sailed on the ship "James" - He and his five children - He was widowed at the time. They ended up settling in Hempstead, NY. He met Capt. John Underhill in 1643.

Edmund was a member of the Puritian Movement in England and decided it was in the Wood families best interest to imagrated to the new world because he saw no religous future in England.
The Sources for the Wood Genealogy are as follows., The Halifax Parish Church is St . John in Halifax , England , the Wood family genealogy and The family bible of Jonathan Wood of Orange Co. New York.

  Wood genealogy---Scottish or English in origin. The Wood family traces their roots back to the Normans before 1100. The names means some one who lived by a wood or occupational meaning a wood cutter of forester. But it was also the nick name for a mad , eccentric or violent person as in Adam Le Woden of Worcestershire England in 1221.
  the parish of Jalifax is the largest in Yorkshire , England . Legend say that John the Abtist was buried here after his execution . Criminals who were found guilty of stealing more then thirteen pence were put to death.
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Edmund Wood's Timeline

March 6, 1578
Shelf, Halifax Parris, Yorkshire, England
Age 26
April 1, 1612
Age 34
Hamlett Shelf, Halifax Parish, Suffolk or Yorkshire, England
September 18, 1614
Age 36
Halifax, Yorkshire, England
Age 36
March 23, 1616
Age 38
January 1, 1620
Age 41
Halifax, West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
July 14, 1622
Age 44
Halifax, West Riding, Yorkshire, England
Age 50
Halifax, West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom