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THE WOOD BRANCH
 
 
 
 
DESCENDANTS OF MILES WOOD

 
 
 
Generation No. 1

1. Miles William Wood was born on February 14, 1817 in AL. He died on April 15, 1909 in Woodstock, Cherokee Co., GA. He married Jane Suffrone Grizzle on December 10, 1843 in Lumpkin Co., GA. She was born in 1835 in NC/VA. She died after 1880.

Marriage License/Certificate ~ Miles Wood & Jane Suffrone Grizzle
1860 Census ~ Paulding Co., GA ~ Miles Wood and Family
1860 Census ~ Paulding Co., GA ~ Miles Wood and Family pg.2
1870 Census ~ Lumpkin Co., GA ~ Miles Wood and Family
1880 Census ~ Lumpkin Co., GA ~ Miles Wood and Family
1900 Census ~ Bartow Co., GA ~ Miles Wood and Family
Confederate Pension Application ~ Miles Wood

Miles Wood and Jane Suffrone Grizzle had the following children:
2. William Wood was born on January 16, 1848 in GA. He died on December 29, 1924 in Canton, Cherokee Co., GA. He married Axia Findley, daughter of William R. Findley and Sarah M. ?, on March 5, 1865 in Lumpkin Co., GA. She was born on January 14, 1845 in Lumpkin Co., GA. She died on April 29, 1901 in Cherokee, Co., GA.
(**) John Wood was born about 1850 in GA. He died on July 21, 1926 in Lumpkin Co., GA.
(**) Julia Wood was born about 1855 in GA.
(**) James Madison Wood was born about 1857 in GA. He died on December 18, 1927. He married Dicie Pruitt.
(**) Celia Wood was born about 1861 in GA. She died on April 13, 1885 (Suicide). She married George Washington Jenkins on January 19, 1879 in Lumpkin Co., GA (Marriage License)(1880 Census).
(**) Mary Wood was born in 1867 in GA. She died after 1880.
 
 
 

Generation No. 2

2. William M. Wood was born on January 16, 1846 in GA. He died on December 29, 1924 in Canton, Cherokee Co., GA (Gravesite). He married Axia Findley, daughter of William R. Findley (See Findley) and Sarah M. ?, on March 5, 1865 in Lumpkin Co., GA. She was born on January 14, 1845 in Lumpkin Co., GA. She died on April 29, 1901 in Cherokee Co., GA (Gravesite).

Marriage License/Certificate ~ William Wood & Axia Finley
1870 Census ~ Cherokee Co., GA ~ William Wood and Family
1880 Census ~ Lumpkin Co., GA ~ William Wood and Family
1900 Census ~ Bartow Co., GA ~ William Wood and Family
Death Certificate ~ William Wood

William M. Wood and Axia Finley had the following children:
3. William Miles Wood was born on March 24, 1866 in GA. He died on April 1, 1946 in Healdton, Carter Co., OK. He married Mandy Ellen Harkins. She was born on August 6, 1871 in GA. She died on March 2, 1954 in Ardmore, Carter Co., OK.
(**) John Milligan Wood was born about 1868 in GA. He died on August 15, 1924 in Cobb Co., GA.
4. Sarah Emma Jane Wood was born about 1870 in GA. She died about 1894. She married George Washington Grizzle, son of John Grizzle and Elizabeth Gaddis, on March 8, 1885 in Lumpkin Co., GA. He was born in March 1865. He died on March 31, 1930 in Jackson Co., GA.
(**) Julia Ann Safronia Elizabeth Wood was born on November 6, 1872 in Lumpkin Co., GA. She died on December 11, 1953 in Canton, Cherokee Co., GA. She married John Jefferson Dobson. He was born on August 12, 1860. He died on September 7, 1917.
(**) Mary Wood was born about 1875 in GA.
(**) Ellington Belle Wood was born on March 9, 1876 in Lumpkin Co., GA. She died on November 21, 1949 in Cherokee Co., GA. She married William Lee Sturdivant. He was born on July 13, 1874. He died on December 11, 1941.
(**) Madison Wood was born about 1879 in GA.
(**) Texas Wood was born in March 1883.
5. Florida Wood was born on June 20, 1885. She died on May 4, 1971. She married George Ervin Kuykendall on September 2, 1900 in Cherokee Co., GA. He was born about 1878.
 
 
 

Generation No. 3

3. William Miles Wood was born on March 24, 1866 in GA. He died on April 1, 1946 in Healdton, Carter Co., OK (Gravesite). He married Mandy Ellen Harkins. She was born on August 6, 1871 in GA. She died on March 2, 1954 in Ardmore, Carter Co., OK (Gravesite).

1910 Census ~ Carter Co., OK ~ William Miles Wood and Family
1920 Census ~ Carter Co., OK ~ William Miles Wood and Family
1930 Census ~ Carter Co., OK ~ William Miles Wood and Family
1940 Census ~ Carter Co., OK ~ William Miles Wood and Family

William Miles Wood and Mandy Ellen Harkins had the following children:
(**) Arthur John Wood was born on June 26, 1890 in GA. He died on July 22, 1951.
(**) Dora Wood was born on May 28, 1892 in GA.
(**) Willie Eugene Wood was born on April 28, 1895 in GA. He died on August 4, 1965.
(**) Ida Wood was born on August 8, 1897 in GA.
(**) Laura Mae Wood was born on October 8, 1901 in GA. She died on April 27, 1992.
(**) Hollie Havanah Wood was born on March 31, 1904 in OK. She died on April 19, 1999 (Gravesite). She married Dewey Colonel Teague on March 19, 1920 in Cornish, Jefferson Co., OK. He was born on July 14, 1898. He died on March 26, 1989 (Gravesite).
(**) Willard Wood was born on January 3, 1906 in OK. He died on April 25, 1991.
(**) Oda Wood was born on December 25, 1908 in OK. He died on October 13, 1957.
(**) Harold Wood was born on February 9, 1910 in OK. He died on December 5, 1992.
6. Clyde Wood was born on October 6, 1913 in Carter Co., OK. He died on August 28, 1998 in Carter Co., OK. He married Truey C. Roach on May 11, 1935. She was born about 1920 in AR.
(**) Thurmon Wood was born on April 17, 1916 in OK. He died on March 12, 1936 (Gravesite).
 
 
 
 
4. Sarah Emma Jane Wood was born about 1870. She died about 1894. She married George Washington Grizzle, son of John Grizzle (See Grizzle) and Elizabeth Gaddis (See Gaddis), on March 8, 1885 in Lumpkin Co., GA. He was born in March 1865. He died on March 31, 1930 in Jackson Co., GA (Gravesite).

Marriage License ~ George Washington Grizzle & Sarah Emma Jane Wood
Marriage License ~ George Washington Grizzle & Mary Leola "Mollie" Hunsinger
1900 Lumpkin Co., GA Census ~ George Washington Grizzle Family
1910 Hart Co., GA Census ~ George Washington Grizzle Family
1920 Hart Co., GA Census ~ George Washington Grizzle Family
1920 Hart Co., GA Census ~ George Washington Grizzle Family pg. 2
Death Certificate ~ George Washington Grizzle
1930 Jackson Co., GA Census ~ Mary Leola Hunsinger Grizzle Family
1940 Jackson Co., GA Census ~ Mary Leola Hunsinger Grizzle Family

George Washington Grizzle and Sarah Emma Jane Wood had the following children:
(**) Mary Elizabeth Grizzle was born on October 20, 1887. She died on May 23, 1944 (Gravesite). She married Robert Emory Ray, son of Joseph W. Ray, on December 24, 1901 in Lumpkin Co, GA. He was born on August 14, 1882. He died on October 19, 1946 (Gravesite).
7. Lula Magola Grizzle was born on June 9, 1894 in Cherokee Co., GA. She died on January 1, 1973 in Royston, GA. She married Rufus Stafford Adams, son of Francis Marion Adams and Lettie Alice Heaton, on September 11, 1910 in Hart Co., GA. He was born on September 28, 1892 in Hart Co, GA. He died on January 7, 1968 in Hart Co., GA.
(**) John Grizzle.
 
 
 
 
5. Florida Wood was born on June 20, 1885. She died on May 4, 1971. She married George Ervin Kuykendall on September 2, 1900 in Cherokee Co., GA. He was born about 1878.

Marriage License ~ George Kuykendall and Florida Wood
1920 Census ~ Cobb Co., GA ~ George Kuykendall and Family
1930 Census ~ Cobb Co., GA ~ George Kuykendall and Family
1940 Census ~ Cobb Co., GA ~ George Kuykendall and Family

George Ervin Kuykendall and Florida Wood had the following children:
(**) Paul L. Kuykendall was born about 1902 in GA.
(**) Lula Belle Kuykendall was born about 1905 in GA.
(**) Lemon F. Kuykendall was born about 1907 in GA.
(**) Grady W. Kuykendall was born about 1909 in GA.
(**) Earnest R. Kuykendall was born about 1913 in GA.
(**) Ervin G. Kuykendall was born about 1919 in GA.
 
 
 

Generation No. 4

6. Clyde Gene Wood was born on October 6, 1913 in Carter Co., OK. He died on August 28, 1998 in Carter Co., OK (Gravesite). He married Truey C. Roach on May 11, 1935. She was born about 1920 in AR.

1940 Census ~ Carter Co., OK ~ William Miles Wood and Family

Clyde Wood and Truey C. Roach had the following child:
(**) Peggy Clydene Wood was born on September 20, 1939 in Lone Grove, OK. She died on September 16, 2008 (Gravesite).
(**) Jerry Wood.
(**) Patty Wood.
(**) Terry Wood.
 
 
 
 



Rufus Stafford and Lula Magola Grizzle Adams

 
 
7. Lula Magola Grizzle was born on June 9, 1894 in Cherokee Co., GA. She died on January 1, 1973 in Royston, GA (Gravesite). She married Rufus Stafford Adams, son of Francis Marion Adams (See Adams) and Lettie Alice Heaton (See Heaton), on September 11, 1910 in Hart Co., GA.. He was born on September 28, 1892 in Hart Co., GA. He died on January 7, 1968 in Hart Co., GA (Gravesite).

Marriage License ~ Rufus Adams and Lula Grizzle
World War I Draft Registration ~ Rufus Adams
1920 Census ~ Hart Co., GA ~ Rufus Adams and Family
1930 Census ~ Hart Co., GA ~ Rufus Adams and Family
1940 Census ~ Hart Co., GA ~ Rufus Adams and Family

Note ~ Rufus was called "Bud" by his brother Hoyt & "Doofy" by his brother Mallory

Rufus Stafford Adams and Lula Magola Grizzle had the following children:
8. Monferd Wingo Adams was born on April 24, 1913 in Hart Co., GA. He died on March 19, 1997 in Easley, SC. He married (1) Pauline Brock Carlton on March 22, 1931 in Anderson, SC. She was born on February 1, 1915. She died on March 31, 1951. He married (2) Catherine Lee Lesley in September 1954. She was born on February 6, 1920. She died on June 25, 1991.
9. Melba Alice Adams was born on July 6, 1915 in Hart Co., GA. She died on July 18, 1995 in Greer, SC. She married James Newton Senkbeil on July 8, 1933 in Anderson, SC. He was born on April 24, 1913. He died on November 30, 2002.
10. George Clinton Adams was born on October 25, 1917 in Hart Co, GA. He died on April 4, 2010 in Hartwell, Hart Co., GA. He married Virginia Davis on January 19, 1941 in Anderson, SC. She died about 1994.
11. Nardith Monona "Deane" Adams was born on May 3, 1922 in Hart Co., GA. She died on July 24, 2014 in Anderson, Anderson Co., SC. She married Horace Jade Vickery Jr., son of Horace Jade Vickery Sr. and Mary Evan Junkins, on May 28, 1938 in Hart Co., GA. He was born on August 29, 1919 in Hart Co., GA. He died on May 10, 1977 in Hartwell, Hart Co., GA.
12. Joel Farris Adams was born on November 3, 1924 in Hart Co., GA. He died on May 9, 1990 in Augusta, Richmond Co., GA. He married Elsie Blair, daughter of John Ralph Blair and Mary Lucille Echols, on June 21, 1944. She was born on May 28, 1925 in Wilkes Co., GA. She died on January 13, 2015 in Elbert Co., GA.
13. Lowell Hewin Adams was born on October 9,1927 in Hart Co., GA. He died on October 15, 2002 in Athens, Clarke Co., GA. He married Grace Montine Cheek, daughter of King David Cheek and Opal Inez Shiflet, on May 10, 1947. She was born on July 21, 1931 in Hart Co., GA. She died on April 1, 1998 in Royston, Franklin Co., GA.
14. Pringle Allan Adams was born on May 3, 1930 in Hart Co., GA. He died on September 16, 2010 in Cobb Co, GA. He married Juanita Mae Davis, daughter of Marion Evan Davis and Lillie Corine Swanson, on September 30, 1950. She was born on May 1, 1933 in Buford, Gwinnett Co., GA. She died on May 15, 2009 in Cobb Co., GA.
 
 
 

Generation No. 5

Monferd Wingo Adams
 
 
8. Monferd Wingo Adams was born on April 24, 1913 in Hart Co., GA. He died on March 19, 1997 in Easley, SC. He married (1) Pauline Brock Carlton daughter of Charlie Lee Carlton and Pearl Brock, on March 22, 1931 in Anderson, SC. She was born on February 1, 1915 . She died on March 31, 1951 (Gravesite). He married (2) Catherine Lee Lesley in September 1954. She was born on February 6, 1920. She died on June 25, 1991 (Gravesite).

Birth Certificate ~ Pauline Brock Carlton
1940 Census ~ Pickens Co., SC ~ Monford Wingo Adams and Family

Monford Wingo Adams and Pauline Brock Carlton had the following children:
(**) Charles Monferd Adams was born on September 12, 1932 in Lavonia, Franklin Co., GA. He died on July 20, 2013 in Easley, Pickens Co., GA (Gravesite). He married (1) Gloria Patricia Martin on November 28, 1955. She was born on September 30, 1937. He married (2) (Private).
(**) Joyce Gwendolyn Adams was born on May 22, 1934 in Greenville Co., SC. She died in April 21, 2016 in Easley, Pickens Co., SC. She married Bruce Edwin Holliday on September 26, 1952. He was born on November 26, 1933. He died on November 3, 2016 in Seneca, Oconee Co., SC (Gravesite).
(**) Iris Rebecca Adams was born on April 21, 1937 in Pickens Co., SC. She died on November 8, 2014 in Crawfordville, Taliaferro Co., GA. She married (1) John Wilton McCoy on March 28, 1953. He was born on November 7, 1931. She married (2) Brad K. Brooks about 1976.
(**) Jean Carolyn Adams was born on March 21, 1939. She died on March 7, 1990 (Gravesite). She married (1) Willie Joe Wright on February 4, 1956. He was born on March 15, 1937 in Pickens Co., SC. He died on February 6, 2012 in Pickens Co., SC. She married (2) James L. 'Mitch' Browning. He was born on September 13, 1935 in SC. He died on January 25, 2004 in SC (Gravesite).
(**) Jerry Michael Adams was born on June 2, 1944. He died on April 21, 1999 in SC. He married (1) (Private). He married (2) (Private).
 
 
 
 
9. Melba Alice Adams was born on July 6, 1915 in Hart Co., GA. She died on July 18, 1995 in Greer, SC (Gravesite). She married James Newton Senkbeil on July 8, 1933 in Anderson, SC. He was born on April 24, 1913. He died on November 30, 2002 (Gravesite).

James Newton Senkbeil and Melba Alice Adams had the following child:
(**) (Private).
 
 
 
 
10. George Clinton Adams was born on October 25, 1917 in Hart Co., GA. He died on April 4, 2010 in Hartwell, Hart Co., GA (Gravesite). He married Virginia Davis on January 19, 1941 in Anderson, SC. She died about 1994.

George Clinton Adams and Virginia Davis had the following child:
(**) Diane Adams was born on March 13, 1943. She died in 2009. She married (1) Jerry Ray Boozer about 1963. He was born on March 23, 1937 in Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA. He died on October 22, 2016 in Lula, Hall Co., GA. She married (2) ? Jones.
 
 
 
 
11. Nardith Monona 'Deane' Adams was born on May 3, 1922 in Hart Co., GA. She died on July 24, 2014 in Anderson, Anderson Co., SC (Gravesite). She married Horace Jade Vickery Jr., son of Horace Jade Vickery Sr. and Mary Eva Junkins, on May 28, 1938 in Hart Co, GA. He was born on August 29, 1919 in Hart Co., GA. He died on May 10, 1977 in Hartwell, Hart Co., GA (Gravesite).

1940 Hart Co., GA Census ~ H.J. Vickery Family
WWII Draft Registration - H.J. Vickery
WWII Draft Registration pg.2 ~ H.J. Vickery

Horace Jade Vickery Jr. and Nardith Monona Adams had the following children:
(**) (Private).
(**) (Private).
 
 
 
 
12. Joel Farris Adams was born on November 3, 1924 in Hart Co., GA. He died on May 9, 1990 in Augusta, Richmond Co., GA (Gravesite). He married Elsie Blair, daughter of John Ralph Blair and Mary Lucille Echols, on June 21, 1944. She was born on May 28, 1925 in Wilkes Co., GA. She died on January 13, 2015 in Elbert Co., GA (Gravesite).

Death Certificate ~ Joel Farris Adams

Joel Farris Adams and Elsie Blair had the following children:
(**) (Private).
(**) Mamie Elsie Adams was born on March 8, 1950 in Hart Co., GA. She died on March 8, 1950 in Hart Co, GA (Gravesite).
(**) Billy Farris Adams was born on May 26, 1951 in Hart Co., GA. He died on May 26, 1951 in Hart Co., GA (Gravesite).
(**) Dennis Gary Adams was born on December 20, 1952 in Hart Co., GA. He died on December 20, 1952 in Hart Co., GA (Gravesite).
 
 
 
 
13. Lowell Hewin Adams was born on October 9, 1927 in Hart Co., GA. He died on October 15, 2002 in Athens, Clarke Co., GA (Gravesite). He married Grace Montine Cheek, daughter of King David Cheek (Gravesite) and Opal Inez Shiflet (Gravesite), on May 10, 1947. She was born on July 21, 1931 in Hart Co, GA. She died on April 1, 1998 in Royston, Franklin Co., GA (Gravesite).

Death Certificate ~ Lowell Hewin Adams

Lowell Hewin Adams and Grace Montine Cheek had the following children:
(**) Hewin David Adams was born on April 26, 1949. He died on August 4, 1965 (Gravesite).
(**) (Private).
 
 
 
 

   

Pringle Allan and Juanita Mae Davis Adams
 
 
14. Pringle Allan Adams was born on May 3, 1930 in Hart Co., GA. He died on September 16, 2010 in Cobb Co., GA (Gravesite). He married Juanita Mae Davis, daughter of Marion Evan Davis (See Davis) and Lillie Corine Swanson (See Swanson), on September 30, 1950 in Hart Co., GA. She was born on May 1, 1933 in Buford, Gwinnett Co., GA. She died on May 15, 2009 in Cobb Co., GA (Gravesite).

Birth Certificate ~ Pringle Adams
Birth Record ~ Juanita Mae Davis
Marriage License ~ Pringle Allan Adams & Juanita Mae Davis

Pringle Allan Adams and Juanita Mae Davis had the following children:
(**) (Private).
(**) (Private).
 
 
(**) No further information on this individual.  
 

 
 
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