James Woods1

M, b. circa 1813
James Woods (c1813-1893), about 1890
     Wikitree Ref Woods-5815.
     James Woods was born circa 1813 at England.2

     James Woods married Zoë Luc circa 1842.3

     James Woods married Louisa Saint Jean say 1865 at Canada (probably). James Woods was a labourer on 2 April 1871 at Lancaster Township, Glengarry, Ontario, Canada.2 He was Church of England.2
     James Woods died on 3 April 1893 at Sands, Marquette, Michigan, USA.2,4

"He may have emigrated from England to Canada 1810 to 1815. He is believed to be a younger son of an English noble who married a common French woman. He may have received 200 acres land ceded to English loyalists after Revolutionary War." -- Chuck Zanzig.5

"Grandma's father's father -- James WOOD or WOODS -- was an English earl, married a French woman who was the queen's lady in waiting. They were sent to Canada with no possessions (bef. 1839.) Her [Grandma Joyce's] father was born there." -- Barbara Zanzig.6

Children of James Woods and Zoë Luc

Child of James Woods and Louisa Saint Jean

Last Edited=13 Dec 2016

Citations

  1. [S1451] Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "1871 Census, Canada, Glengarry County, Lancaster Township," Database with images, at Ancestry.com (URL http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1578): 2009, p. 469, Page Number: 7, Line 4, film RG31 C-10009, item No. 1942016. Credit to: Library and Archives Canada.
  2. [S1451] Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "1871 Census, Canada, Glengarry County, Lancaster Township" database and images, James Woods, District 74B, page 7, line 4, RG31 film C-10009, item 1942016.
  3. [S1573] Quebec Catholic Church parishes (St Ignace du Coteau du Lac, Lower Canada (Quebec)), Québec, registres paroissiaux catholiques, 1621-1979, James Woods, p. 70, no. B33 (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1971-27996-7765-22 : accessed 23 April 2016), Saint-Ignace-du-Coteau-du-Lac > Saint-Ignace-du-Coteau-du-Lac > Baptêmes, mariages, sépultures 1833-1848 > image 492 of 622); database with images, Familysearch.org (https://familysearch.org.)
  4. [S1586] Ancestry.com, "Michigan, Wills and Probate Records, 1784-1980," database and images, Ancestry.com, at Ancestry.com (URL http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8793): 2015, James Woods, Case Number: 993, Item Description: Probate Files, 987-1024, 1893, viewed 23 May 2016. Credit to: District and Probate Courts Michigan County.
  5. [S2] Interview with various family members (unknown informant address), by B. Zanzig. Collection of Barbara Zanzig (Kirkland, King, Washington, USA), Informant: Charles Elmer Zanzig, circa 2002.
  6. [S427] Interview with Joyce Ethel Woods Zanzig (deceased), by Barbara Zanzig, Dec 1979. Collection of Barbara Zanzig (Kirkland, King, Washington, USA), Story verified by Arthur Scott, cousin to Joyce Ethel Woods, date unknown.
  7. [S427] Interview, Joyce Ethel Woods Zanzig, Dec 1979.
  8. [S1584] "1851 Census of Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia", Database with images, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1061: accessed 21 May 2016), James Wood, Schedule A; Roll: C_1148; Page: 21; Line: 37-42; Credit Library and Archives Canada and 1851 Nova Scotia Board of Statistics.
  9. [S1448] "1861 Census of Canada", Database with images, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1570: accessed 21 May 2016), James Wood, Roll: C-1024-1025, p. 3, line 17-23; Library and Archives Canada "Census returns for 1861" and Nova Scotia Board of Statistics "Census of Nova Scotia 1861".
  10. [S1585] Heather Umelas (E-Address for private use) to e-mail address, 29 Aug 2002, "unknown subject". Collection of Barbara Zanzig, Kirkland, King, Washington, USA.
  11. [S2] Interview, various family members.
  12. [S1573] Quebec Catholic Church parishes (St Ignace, Quebec), Québec, registres paroissiaux catholiques, 1621-1979, Honoré Wood (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1971-27996-7401-73 : accessed 23 April 2016), Saint-Ignace-du-Coteau-du-Lac > Saint-Ignace-du-Coteau-du-Lac > Baptêmes, mariages, sépultures 1833-1848 > image 580 of 622.)