Knock on WOOD

Funny thing about genealogy – the harder I search, the luckier I get.

My husband and I each have the surname Wood in the branches of our family tree and I’m trying to find out a little more about each of them. My husband’s mother’s paternal line is a Wood from Massachusetts for which we have information going back a few generations, while my mother’s paternal grandmother was a Wood from New York that I have little information on. I used Family Search and discovered a 1900 census with Bertha Wood from Burke, New York (census taken by a Mitchell, no less).

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