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117. Dr. Thomas Franklin "Frank" WOOD68,101,102,103 was born on 10 July 1865 in Iowa.20,67,68,104 He died on 21 December 1931 at the age of 66 in Sallisaw, Sequoyah County, Oklahoma.20 He was buried in Sallisaw City Cemetery, Sequoyah County, Oklahoma.

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.
Union Twp, Crawford Co, Hh 90
Thomas F. Wood, b. Jul 1865, married 12 years
Rosa L. wife, Dec 1872, age 27, 1 child
Goy R., son, b. Aug 1888, age 11

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.

1910 Census. Sallisaw Ward 4, Sequoyah, OK, Hh 90
T. F. Wood, 44, married once for 22 years, Doctor
Rosey, wife, 36, 2 children
Goy, son, age 21, b. AR
Fred, son, 8, b. AR

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.

FindAGrave.com
Democrat Ammerican Thursday, January 21, 1932; Page-1
Scouts In Memorial For Dr. T. F. Wood
A memorial service honoring the late Dr. T. F. Wood, former member of the Boy Scout Troop Committee of Sallisaw, will be held next Saturday night at the Legion Hall, beginning promptly at 7:30 o'clock, according to Clayton R. Burn, Scoutmaster.
The program will begin with the bugle assembly, advance of colors, and flag salute.
Invocation,
Male Quartet,
Talk, "Life of Dr. Wood," by Dr. J. A. Morrow.
Lights out for one minute Meditation,
Quartet, "Blest Be The Tie That Binds," (Dr. Wood's favorite hymn.)
Talk, Rev. E. R. Hall,
America,
Taps.
The public is cordially invited to attend this service.

Dr. Thomas Franklin "Frank" WOOD and Rosa Lee HOWELL were married on 18 September 1887 in Crawford County, Arkansas.77,105 Rosa Lee HOWELL106, daughter of Henry HOWELL and Sarah JACKSON, was born in 1872 in Arkansas.107 She was born on 20 December 1872 in Arkansas.108,109 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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Goy or Coy R. WOOD was born on 2 August 1888 in Arkansas.104 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.

His memorial on FindAGrave lists his name as Coy R. Wood - that is certainly what is on his grave marker, Sallisaw City Cemetery. It is a joint marker with wife Jane - Sept 28, 1887 - Mar 7, 1981. However, his social security death shows Goy Wood.

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Fred D. WOOD110 was born on 2 October 1902 in Arkansas.102 He died in January 1973 at the age of 70. He was buried in Sallisaw City Cemetery, Sequoyah County, Oklahoma.

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