John Wood

M, #2366, b. 10 April 1839, d. 30 August 1902
     John Wood was born on 10 April 1839 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of John Wood and Margaret Smith. John Wood was baptized on 21 April 1839 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1 His family was known by the tee-name of "King".
He was listed as a member of the household in the 1841 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood, 37; Margarete Wood, 34; James Wood, 10; Margarete Wood, 8; Alexander Wood, 6; John Wood, 2.3

He was listed as head of household's son in the 1851 census at 25 Commutation Road, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood, head; Margret Wood, wife; James Wood, son; Alexander Wood, son; John Wood, son; Ann Wood, daughter; Jean Wood, daughter.4
He was a fisherman. He was the skipper and part owner of the Zulu fishing boat Defiance (BF 460.)5 He was a grocer (assistant.)
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1861 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood, head; Margaret Wood, wife; John Wood, son; Ann Wood, daughter; Jean Wood, daughter; George Wood, son.6
He married Ann Gardiner at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 18 October 1861.2 He was the informant for, and present at, Jane Wood's birth at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 6 May 1864.7,8,9,2
He was listed as head of household in the 1871 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood, head; Ann Wood, wife; Margt Ann Wood, daughter; Elsie Jean Wood, daughter; John Wood, son; George Wood, son.10
He was the informant for Ann Wood's death at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 17 July 1871.11,2,12
He was listed as head of household in the 1881 census at 205 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood, head; Ann Wood, wife; Margaret A Wood, daughter; John Wood, son; George G Wood, son; William Wood, son; James Wood, son; Elsie B Wood, daughter; Isabella J Wood, daughter.13
He was the informant for George Wood's death at 47 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 31 August 1885.14,2
He was listed as head of household in the 1891 census at Church Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood "King", head; Ann Wood "King", wife; George Wood "King", son; Wm Wood "King", son; James Wood "King", son; Elspet B Wood "King", daughter.15

The Valuation Roll for the County of Banff for Year 1895-1896 shows that John Wood "King" was owner of 205 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.16
He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census at 277 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood, head; Ann Wood, wife; Elsie B Wood, daughter.17
John died on 30 August 1902 at 277 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 63.2

Children of John Wood and Ann Gardiner

Citations

  1. [S1744] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "John Wood, male. Birth: 10 APR 1839. Christening: 21 APR 1839 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: John Wood. Mother: Margaret Smith."
  2. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  3. [S5288] 1841, Scottish Census, "John Wood, male, age 2, born in county, resident in Portknockie."
  4. [S5287] 1851, Scottish Census, "John Wood, son, male, age 11, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, scholar, resident at 25 Commutation Road, Portknockie."
  5. [S3352] George Gardiner Wood, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by George Gardiner Wood of Northern Virginia, USA.
  6. [S3963] 1861, Scottish Census, "John Wood, son, unmarried, male, age 21, born in Rathven, Banffshire, Grocer (assistant), resident at Portknockie."
  7. [S3348] Jane Wood (subsequently altered to Elsie-Jane Wood), Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Alteration of Child's Name. See Reg. of Cor. Ents. Vol. 1, p. 6., June 15th 1864. Jane Wood, 1864, May Sixth 10h P.M. at Portknockie (Rathven), Female. Father: John Wood, Grocer. Mother: Ann Wood M. S. Gardiner, married 1861 Oct. in Portknockie. Informant: John Wood, Father (present). Registered: 1864, May 14th at Portknockie, Jas. Cumming, Registrar."
  8. [S3349] Jane Wood (subsequently altered to Elsie-Jane Wood), Register of Corrected Entries for the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "In the First Column of Entry No. 26, in the Register Book of Births for the year 1864, prefix Elsie to the name "Jane". The above alteration is made on the authority of a Certificate in the form of Schedule (D.) signed by the Minister who Baptized the Child. June 15th 1864, at Portknockie, Jas. Cumming Registrar."
  9. [S3142] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Jane Wood, female. Birth: 06 MAY 1864 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: John Wood. Mother: Ann Gardiner."
  10. [S5402] 1871, Scottish Census, "John Wood, head, married, male, age 32, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman, resident in Portknockie."
  11. [S3207] Ann Wood, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Ann Wood (Married to James Wood "Doo", Fisherman), died 1871, July Seventeenth 9h P.M. at Portknockie (Rathven), Female, 29 years. Father: John Wood "King" Fisherman, Mother: Margaret Wood M.S. Smith. Cause of death: Mammary Abscess - 6 months, Anaemia and Exhaustion, As cert. by William Birrell L.R.C.P.E. & L.R.C.S.E. Informant: John Wood King, Brother, Not present, Portknockie. Registered: 1871, July 18th at Farskane, Jas. Cumming, Registrar."
  12. [S3190] Arnold Pirie, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Arnold Pirie of Portknockie, Scotland, from notes in the family bible of James Wood "Doo", late of Portknockie and Portsoy (1843 - 1890).
  13. [S5401] 1881, Scottish Census, "John Wood, head, married, male, age 42, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 205 Portknockie."
  14. [S5946] George Wood, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "George Wood, Boat Carpenter (Married to Barbara Wood), died 1885, August Thirty-First 3h 0m P.M. at 47 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male, 34 years. Father: John Wood, Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Margaret Wood M.S. Smith. Cause of death: Phthisis Pulmonalis, Several years, as cert. by Alex Hendry M.B. C.M. Informant: John Wood, Brother, 205 Portknockie. Registered: 1885, August 31st at Manse of Seafield, James MacIntyre, Registrar."
  15. [S5400] 1891, Scottish Census, "John Wood "King", head, married, male, age 51, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at Church Street, Portknockie."
  16. [S4095] National Records of Scotland, Valuation Roll, County of Banff, Year 1895-1896, Valuation Roll for the County of Banff for the Year 1895-96 - Parish of Rathven, Page 373, "Special Water District of Portknockie, No. 2832, Description: House, Situation: 205 Portknockie, Proprietor: John Wood, "King", Tenant: George G. Wood, merchant, Occupier: Same, Feu-duty or Ground Annual: £0 10s 0d, Yearly Rent or Value: £3 10s 0d."
  17. [S5550] 1901, Scottish Census, "John Wood, head, married, male, age 62, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 277 Portknockie."