William Wood (1823)

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Birth02 Feb 1823 at Hertford, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Death18 Sep 1900 at Minersville, Beaver, Utah, USA
Burial18 Sep 1900 at Minersville, Beaver, Utah, USA

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William Wood (1823) Letter to Parents from California while on the Mormon Battalion march

Written from Los Angelas, California in 1846 while on the Mormon Battalion march.

Source: Utah, Our pioneer Heritage

Dear Father and Mother,

With pleasure I take up my pen to write to you, hoping it may find you all in the enjoyment of good health as such as I am at present. It is nearly five years since I left England. I wrote one letter to you, but received no answer to it. The reason why you neglected me, I know not. Although we are some thousands miles apart you may be assured I have not forgotten my parents who gave me birth. Faith, nor ever I shall. No doubt you are anxious to know where I am and what I am doing.

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History of the Life Of William Wood Senior

WILLIAM WOOD SR. FROM FEBRUARY 3, 1823 TO SEPTEMBER 18, 1900

History of the Life Of William Wood Senior
From February 3, 1823 to September 18, 1900

History of the life of William Wood, Sr, written by himself, but never finished.

In order that my children and others may have a short story of my life, I write this:

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