Wood Family Reunion 2020

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  • Wood Family Reunion 2020

    Wood Family Reunion: Saturday, April 25, 2020

    A Gathering of the Clans We would like to once again gather as family to share our rich heritage.  The reunion was traditionally held on July 4th on White Rock Creek and later at the Brandon Community Center so that everyone could enjoy the Texas heat.  Ha! The Community Center has air conditioning now, but we thought we could try an earlier date in the spring.  After much discussion, we did come to the realization that there is a concern about every date.  They are either too hot, too cold, too close to the holidays, too great a chance of storms…you get the picture.  In the end, the Community Center…

  • Wood Family Reunion 2020

    The Wood Family Descendants

    Our Families James and Isabella Riddell Wood left Scotland in 1851 for Texas.  They brought their nine children with them.  Daughter Christina and son James died in Leon County.  Daughter Martha died less than 24 hours after arriving at Ft. Graham.  Their oldest son, Hugh, became a teamster for the U. S. Army and died in the Mormon Wars in the 1850s.  Son John joined the Confederate Army and died on July 26, 1864 in Cloutierville, Louisiana after taking ill. Only four of the Wood children survived to have families of their own.  These are the families that constitute our family reunion. Margaret Wood and James Ransom Davis Margaret Wood…