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107. Andrew Bartholamew Christopher "Bob" WOOD103,119 was born in 1869 in Arkansas.64,66,67,118 He died in 1958 at the age of 89.118

The 1870 Census gives Andrew's birthplace as Kansas.

VAN BUREN PRESS
Aug 24, 1907
"Uniontown Jots"
Messrs. Bob Wood and Wallace Howell returned from near Sallisaw Creek in Indian Territory, where they have been on a camp hunt, and of course, had a good time.

Pete Howard says Andrew was a barber. Listed as Farmer in 1920 Census; Andrew J. was apparently the only child.

1920 Census of Farm Land Owners
Wanda M. Gray, 1998
WOOD, Andrew Farmed 80 acres, mile west in Uniontown

1930 Census. Bob Wood, age 61, Zena age 41. He was 45 when they married, she was 25. Andrew age 14.

1940 Census. UnionTown, Crawofrd Co AR, Sheet 5A, Hh 87
Andrew Wood, age 71. Zena, age 50. They had lived in the same place in 1935.

Andrew Bartholamew Christopher "Bob" WOOD and Zena V. HOWELL were married in 1914.118,120 Zena V. HOWELL121, daughter of Joseph Sanford HOWELL and Julia Estelle THOMPSON, was born on 26 May 1888.82,101,118 She died in February 1977 at the age of 88 in Crawford County, Arkansas.82,118 Zena still lived at home at age 22 in 1910. Listed as a "Wash Woman"

Andrew Bartholamew Christopher "Bob" WOOD and Zena V. HOWELL had the following children:

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Andrew J. WOOD103 was born on 13 December 1915 in Crawford County, Arkansas.120,122 He died on 5 November 2008 at the age of 92 in Crawford County, Arkansas.

From: Luckylindac5@aol.com
Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2003 11:46:15 EST
Hi Kay, It takes me so long to write, because I usually have to call my mom to get the facts straight. Andrew is the only child born to Bob and Zena Wood. Bob got the nickname BOB because his younger sister couldn't pronounce his name and called him something close to "Bob", then it evolved into Bob and he kept the nickname the rest of his life. Andrew and Bertha did not have any children together. Andrew B.C. "Bob" Wood bought property in Uniontown with 2 old houses on it. He then enclosed the houses making one big house. (It is really small actually) That is the house my grandfather was born in. Him and my grandmother built their home next to it, when they retired and moved back there. I am still not clear on who the doctor was that my grandfather worked for. I thought it was his uncle and so does my mom. I will ask papa next time I talk to him. I think I will make a trip to see Papa and record his stories. I live in Nevada. My parents are in CA. Andrew Wood is a retired engineer who worked for Texaco for approx 40 years. When I was growing up in CA, they lived in Washington and Guatemala, so I didn't see them often. If I find out anything interesting, i will write you. Linda


By 1940, Andrew was no longer at home with his parents. I believe I found him in Pampa, Gray Co, TX, Hh 31, where he was boarding with Troy Johnston and his wife Gladys, at 508 S. Ballard. Johnston was the proprietor of a rooming house. Andrew gave his age as 24, single, born Arkansas and in 1935 he was living in the rural area of Crawford Co, AR. He was a truck driver for an Oil Well Company.

I believe it likely this is Andrew in the Social Security Death Index. Andrew Wood, born 13 Dec 1915, died in Van Buren, Crawford Co AR, 5 Nov 2008, at age 93. His social security number was issued in Texas.