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7. James Warren WOOD was born about 1810 in Madison County, Kentucky.2

A census from 1850 Schuyler Co., MO shows:
Woods, James 40,KY
Phebe 39 ,KY
Nancy 15, KY
William F. 13, KY
Sally A. 11, KY
Thomas 9, MO [family moved to Missouri about 1840]
Hannah 7, MO
Valentine 6, MO
Lamina 3, MO
Joseph B. 6/12, MO
John Woods 47,KY [maimed]

They moved to Arkansas before 1856.
1860 Census. Richwoods Twp, Lawrence Co AR, Hh 1116
James Wood, age 50, b. KY. Pheba, age 40, b. KY
Sarah A. 21, b. KY. Thomas, 19, b. MO. Valentine, 14, b. MO. Lemina, 13, b. MO. Joseph, 10, b. MO. Elizabeth, 7, b. MO. Martha, 4, b. Arkansas

They moved back to Missouri - Iron Co.
1870 Census. Irontown P.O., Iron Co MO, Hh 15
James Woods, age 70, b. KY. Phoebe, age 66, b. KY [their ages off by 10 years and they seem to have listed all their children - even those married and counted elsewhere.]
Nancy, 35. Wm F. 33. Sarah A., age 30. - born Kentucky.
Children born Missouri: Thomas 27. Hannah F. 25. Valentine 23 [he was on the same page with wife and child]. Laura age 23. Joseph 20. Mary E. age 18.
Born in Arkansas: Martha J. age 15.
Phoebe J. Ausman, age 10, also b. in Arkansas. (surname was Asbill - she's Nancy's daughter by John Asbill)

1880 Census. Kaolin Twp, Iron Co MO
Hh 93
James Woods, age 70, b. KY, parents b. VA.
Phoebe, wife, age 65, b. KY, parents b. VA
Hh 94
Joseph Woods, age 30, b. MO
Sarah, wife, age 22, b. MO
Amanda, dau, age 3. William, son, age 1.
Hh 95
Thomas Woods, age 39, b. MO
Matilda, wife, age 24, b. Illinois
Martha, dau, age 6.

James Warren WOOD and Phoebe Caroline HARDIN were married on 31 December 1833 in Madison County, Kentucky.2 Phoebe Caroline HARDIN10 was born in 1811.

Daughter of Polly Hardin - nothing else known. Polly Hardin gave consent for Phoebe Hardin to marry James Wood. Bond dated 30 Dec 1833; Horeb West was the bondsman. Minister's return dated 31 Dec 1833

There was a Hannah Harden in the 1830 census in Madison Co - she had two daughters ages 15-20 and Phoebe would have been 19. I suspect this might be her mother...

James Warren WOOD and Phoebe Caroline HARDIN had the following children:

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i.

Nancy WOOD.

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ii.

William Frank WOOD.

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iii.

Sarah A. "Sally" WOOD.

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iv.

Thomas A. WOOD.

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v.

Hannah Frances WOOD.

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vi.

Valentine WOOD.

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vii.

Laura Lamina WOOD.

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viii.

Joseph Buchanan "Joe Buck" WOOD.

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ix.

Mary Elizabeth WOOD was born about 1853 in Lawrence County, Arkansas.11 She died in June 1920 at the age of 67 in Belgrade, Washington County, Missouri.

I did not find a Missouri death certificate in 1920 for any Mary in Washington Co.

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Martha Jane WOOD.