Elizabeth O'Connor (Wood)
|Also Known As:||"Betsy"|
Daughter of Alexander Wood, Sr and Gertrude Wood
|Managed by:||Patti Kay Gourley|
About Elizabeth O'Connor
Birth: Dec. 13, 1801
Death: Apr. 1, 1883
w/o John O'Conner.
Elizabeth's husband died in 1832, she reportedly moved with her daughter, Lucy Catharine O'Conner and husband, to St. Louis, Missouri in 1843 or 1844. Lucy died soon after and Elizabeth returned to Virginia.
Elizabeth is found in following Virginia Federal census;
1860, with thirty others in Winchester, Frederick County's "Poor House",
1870, alone, "Keeping House", real estate value $300, personal estate at $100 in Millwood, Clarke County and in
1880 Federal census, living with brother Alex, Jr, she died in 1883.
Both Elizabeth and husband, John, are buried in Old Chapel cemetery, Millwood, Clarke County, Virginia near her mother, Elizabeth (Kirk) Wood (1777-1853), brother Alexander Wood, jr & wife and brother-in-law Robert Francis Tapscott & likely sister lucy Frances, w/out stone.
Birth: 3rd of twelve kown children in Morgan Spring, Berryville, Clarke County, Virginia
Death: in Clarke County, Virginia
Father: Alexander Wood b: 1766 in Virginia
Mother: Elizabeth Kirk b: ABT 1777
Marriage; John O'Conner b: ABT 1793
Married: 18 DEC 1823
Lucy Catharine O'Conner b: ABT 1825 in Virginia
Inscription on stone: "Wife of John O'Conner; In the 82nd year of her age; The golden sheaf fully ripe"
Alexander Wood (1766 - 1830)
Elizabeth Kirk Wood (1777 - 1853)
John O'Connor (1793 - 1832)