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34. John William WOOD1,72 was born about 1857 in Crawford County, Arkansas.2,16,19,73,74

May have been born in Iowa. In 1900, John's brother George has a nephew living with him, Troy Wood, age 14, whose father was born in Iowa - this can only be a son of John's. However, the 1860 Census, states that John was born in AR.

1880 census in Jasper Twp, Crawford Co AR. John W., age 23, b. in AR; his father b. KY - he didn't know where his mother was born. Wife Rose was age 19, b. in Indian Territory, her father b. England, her mother b. LA.

John William WOOD and Rose PERRY were married on 11 December 1879 in Crawford County, Arkansas.75 Rose PERRY was born in 1861 in Indian Territory.74

John William WOOD and Rose PERRY had the following children:



Troy Alton WOOD was born on 4 March 1886 in Arkansas.73 He died on 7 August 1963 at the age of 77 in ElDorado, Butler County, Kansas.

"Nephew" living with George Wood in the 1900 Crawford Co Census.
Information from a descendant with a delayed birth certificate for Troy Alton Wood, states that he was born 4 March 1887 rather than 1886. He married Ester Craitis. He died 7 Aug 1963 in ElDorado, Kansas, and is buried Blankenship Cemetery, Rasolia, Kansas.

12 Sep 1918: WW I Draft Registration
Troy Alton Wood of Sallisaw, Sequoyah Co OK. was age 32, born 4 Mar 1886. He was a farmer at Akins, Sequoyah Co. Esther Wood was his nearest relative. Medium height, slender build, blue eyes, brown hair.

WW II Draft Registration. Undated.
Troy Alton Wood's address was Box 215-B, Colfax, Placer, California. He was 56, born 4 Mar 1886 in Van Buren County, Arkansas. Mrs. Zadel Wood of the same address would always know his addres. He was a Contractor for C-M-O'Connor in Vallejo CA. He was 5' 7 3/4" tall and weighed 145 pounds - had gray eyes and hair.