Wood, Alexander 1826-1902
WOOD, BOYCE, WAREHAM, FINNEGAN, BUTTS
Posted By: S. Ferrall - IAGenWeb Volunteer
Date: 10/13/2014 at 22:31:27
On Thursday, May 8th occurred the death of Alexander Wood, long a familiar figure in this vicinity. He was born in County Cavin, Ireland, Feb. 26, 1826, came to America when about 15 years old.
He volunteered for service in the Mexican war and served three years. In 1845 he was married to Miss Mary Ann Boyce and they came to Read Township and have ever since made it their home.
Eleven children were born to this couple, of whom six with the mother are living, Mrs. Melissa Wareham, of Sioux Falls, S.D.; Mrs. Ida Finnegan, of Osterdock; Mrs. Hannah Boyce, of Hartford, S.D.; Mrs. Lily Butts, Rake, Ia.; Alexander, of Littleport and John, of Read.
The funeral was held at the congregational church on Sunday, Rev. G.W. Baxter officiating.
~Elkader Argus, May 14, 1902
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Notice of the Appointment of Administrator
Notice is hereby given that the undersigned has been duly appointed and qualified as Administrator of the estate of Alexander Wood, late of Clayton County, deceased. Date Oct. 1, 1902
~Elkader Argus, October 8, 1902
Clayton Obituaries maintained by Sharyl Ferrall.
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