Interviewer: T. Pat Matthews Person Interviewed: Thomas Hall Location: 316 Tarboro Road, Raleigh, North Carolina Location of Birth: Orange County NC Age: 81 My name is Thomas Hall and I was born in Orange County, N. C. on a plantation belonging to Jim Woods whose wife, our missus, was named Polly. I am eighty one years of age as I was born Feb. 14, 1856. My father Daniel Hall and my mother Becke Hall and me all belonged to the same man but it was often the case that this wus not true as one man, perhaps a Johnson, would
Otho T. Woods is now serving as United States marshal for the District of Kansas, with headquarters at Topeka. He is a Kansas man, was reared on a farm, and had made himself a factor in public affairs of his home district, and it was his creditable and efficient service as a county sheriff which preceded and gave him the qualifieations for his present responsible post. He was born in November, 1865, and had spent most of his life in Kansas. He was one of eight children born to John C. and Laura E. (Smith) Woods, his father having been
J.Q. Adams, proprietor of the Mapleton dray line, was born in Franklin County, Me.; in 1837; moved to Iowa in 1854. He moved to Onawa in 1858, and engaged in farming. He engaged in his present business in Mapleton, Jan. 25th, 1881.
Idaho is fortunate in having an able bar. The importance of the legal business growing out of mining enterprises early drew to the state lawyers of ability and experience in large affairs and litigation involving big sums and values. As a result, there is at every important business center of the state legal talent which would do credit to Chicago or New York. Major William W. Woods, one of the leading lawyers of Idaho, was born in Burlington, Iowa, January 24, 1841, a son of James W. and Catharine (Wells) Woods. His father was a successful lawyer, and was born
Walter A. Woods was elected sheriff of Greenwood County in 1914. That his record during the first term was thoroughly appreciated by his fellow citizens is amply vouched for in the fact that on November 7, 1916, he was re-elected for another term by the significant majority of 1,826. Mr. Woods is as capable in public office as he had been in his private business affairs, and is one of the most thoroughly trusted and popular citizens of the county. Though most of his life had been spent in Kansas Mr. Woods was born in Barton County, Missouri, July 3,
Life’s Battle Over An Aged Veteran of the War PeacefullyPasses Away Three weeks ago today, Osiah Woods died at his home in Indian Valley, Idaho, at the advanced age of 77 years. Mr. Woods was the father of thirteen children, among them Mrs. Joseph Flick and Mrs. B.T. May of Cove, ten of whom still survive him. He was grandfather of sixty-eight and the g-grandfather of nine children. Early in life Mr. Woods became a member of the Baptist church and was an earnest and devout christian to the hour of his death. During the rebellion he and two of
Private 1st Class, Inf., Co. I, 107th Regt., 27th Div.; of Orange County; son of W. D. and Mrs. Nettie Woods. Entered service Aug. 5, 1918, at Hillsboro, N.C. Sent to Camp Wadsworth, transferred to Camp Stuart, Va. Sailed for France Sept. 15, 1918. Returned to USA March 9, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson April 3, 1919.
Ira Todd7, (Uel6, Oliver5, Abraham4, Jonah3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born July 13, 1814, died May 3, 1860, married frist, Sarah Brown, second, Emma Ashwell. He was a hat and fur merchant in New York City. Child: 1515. Ida Waterman, m. Robert L. Woods, Jr. They live at 428 Brown St., New York, N. Y.
WOODS, Eva Ettie Todd10, (Bethel9, Edwin, H.8, Bethel7, Jehiel6, Stephen5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Aug. 21, 1886, twin with the preceding number, married June 29, 1905, Emmet, son of Patrick and Rose Woods, of Bunker Hill, Mich., where they afterwards lived. R. F. D. Leslie, Mich. Children: I. Alanson Ethelbert, b. May 14, 1906. II. Margaret Leota, b. Jan. 8, 1908. III. Harold Patrick, b. March 17, 1910, d. April 17, 1911.
Rev. J. W. Woods, C. P. minister, Mattoon; was born in the Territory of Indiana, Feb. 5, 1815. He is the son of Wm. G. and Rachel (Lester) Woods; his father was a farmer and his early boyhood days were spent upon the farm; his education was obtained mainly at Pilot Knob Academy, under the instruction of Prof. D. R. Harris; when 10 years of age, he came with his parents to Clark Co., Ill.; his father settling about four miles east of the present town of Marshall, his house became the resort for most business transactions in that part