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105. Dr. Thomas Franklin "Frank" WOOD67,96,97,98 was born on 10 July 1865 in Iowa.19,66,67,99 He died on 21 December 1931 at the age of 66 in Sallisaw, Sequoyah County, Oklahoma.19

1900 Census. Occupation: Physician.
G. M. Comstock's "Early History of Uniontown (Hickory Grove)" says T. F. Wood was one of three doctors in Uniontown in 1898; later moved over to Sallisaw, OK.

VAN BUREN PRESS
May 25, 1907
Dr. T. F. Wood, of Uniontown, was in Van Buren Thursday. The doctor was on his way home from New York, where he had attended a course of lectures.

1920 Census. Sallisaw, OK. Thomas F. Wood, age 54, b. Iowa, as were both his parents [error]. Rosa L. age 44, b. AR, her parents b. in TN. Fred D., son, age 18, b. Arkansas.

1930 Census - Still in Sallisaw. Thomas F. Wood, age 63, b. Iowa, his parents b. Tennessee, Doctor of Medicine. Rosa L. age 57, b. AR. Her father b. TN, her mother b. Illinois. Living with them as a Lodger was George Howell, age 27, b. Arkansas as were his parents - George was a clerk at the County Clerk's office.

HISTORY OF SEQUOYAH COUNTY, 1828-1975 by Sequoyah County Historical Society, 1976.
Gives birth as Ames Grove or Adams Grove, Iowa - neither place exists by that name now. Dr. Wood apparently died in Sparks Hospital in Ft. Smith, but was buried Sallisaw City Cemetery.

Dr. Thomas Franklin "Frank" WOOD and Rosa Lee HOWELL were married on 18 September 1887 in Crawford County, Arkansas.76,100 Rosa Lee HOWELL101, daughter of Henry HOWELL and Sarah JACKSON, was born in 1872 in Arkansas.102 She was born on 20 December 1872 in Arkansas.103,104 Parents: Mother born Tennessee, father in Illinois. She died on 20 June 1959 at the age of 86 in Sallisaw, Sequoyah County, Oklahoma. Pete Howard told me that Rosa Howell married Arthur Rainwater, but Census records indicate she was married to Dr. Tom Wood. Birth records match. They lived near Joseph & Julia Howell in the 1900 Census but this Rosa cannot be a daughter of theirs.

Dr. Thomas Franklin "Frank" WOOD and Rosa Lee HOWELL had the following children:

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Guy R. WOOD was born on 2 August 1888 in Arkansas.99 He died on 24 May 1974 at the age of 85 in Sallisaw, Sequoyah County, Oklahoma.

Obituaries, Death Notices & News Items Extracted from the Van Buren Press 1908 Compiled by Fran Alverson Warren, p.19
18 Apr 1908. 9th Annual commencement of the Uniontown High School listed one of graduates as Guy R. Wood


HISTORY OF SEQUOYAH COUNTY, 1828-1975 by Sequoyah County Historical Society, 1976.
Goy R. Wood born 2 Aug 1888 and died 24 May 1974 in Sallisaw, Sequoyah Co OK. His wife's name was Jane.

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Fred D. WOOD105 was born in 1902 in Arkansas.97

Picture of Fred Wood, son of Dr. Frank Wood.