Grace Irene Woods1

F, b. 20 February 1893, d. 14 July 1966
Grace Woods, perhaps mid-1930s
     Grace Irene Woods was born on 20 February 1893 at Town of Greenbush, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA.2,3 She was the daughter of James Zachariah Woods and Dora Ann Barber.1,4 Grace Irene Woods was baptized on 25 March 1912 at Holy Rosary Church, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, at age 19 which is interesting, considering her family was not Catholic and not especially religious.5 Her baptismal name was Grace Irene Mary Woods.6 She was a sales lady in a department store in 1920.7

Grace Irene Woods transferred property to Dora Ann (Barber Andrews) Woods described as part NW 1/4 SW 1/4 Sec 11, Greenbush for $1 and also part NE 1/4 sec 1 and lots 1 2 3 11 12, 13 and 14 blk 11 div. 1 Glenbeulah, for $1 between 28 July 1930 and 2 August 1930 at Glenbeulah, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA.8

Grace Irene Woods "Miss Grace Woods of Taycheedah spent Saturday with friends here. Miss Woods, in company with her sister, Mrs. Joyce Zanzig , and sons, Charles and James, have returned from a most interesting motor trip to Schenectady, N. Y., where they visited another sister and family, Mrs. Peter Webber, the former Coral Woods of Glenbeulah. Peter Webber, Jr., the only son of Mr. and Mrs. Webber, left the same day of their arrival for Fort Belvoir, Va., where he is serving Uncle Sam." on 11 September 1941 at Glenbeulah, Wisconsin, USA.9

Grace Irene Woods transferred property to Elmer A. Schrader, described as part NE 1/2 SW 1/4 section 11, Greenbush for $1 between 8 December 1941 and 20 December 1941 at Town of Greenbush, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA.10 She was a bookkeeper at Taycheedah State Women's Prison, Taycheedah, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, USA.11 She was unmarried.12
     Grace Irene Woods died on 14 July 1966 at Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, USA, at age 73 of pulmonary congestion due to myocardial infarction.13,14 She was buried at Greenbush Cemetery, Town of Greenbush, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA.15
Last Edited=20 May 2016

Citations

  1. [S65] James Woods household, 1900 US Census population schedule, Greenbush Twp., Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin, ED 52, sheet 1B-2A (8362) (images 2-3/35), dwelling 24, family 24. (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2004) http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7602, subscription database. Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900 United States of America Roll T623_1818.
  2. [S879] Grace Irene Woods entry, photostat of original birth record no number on document (corrected 28 Oct 1948), Collection of Barbara Zanzig, Kirkland, King, Washington, USA.
  3. [S436] "Wisconsin Births, 1820-1907. Wisconsin Vital Records Index at WHS" , Database, Wisconsin Historical Society, Wisconsin Genealogy Index, URL http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/vitalrecords: 2000-2006, Grace I. Woods, St. Croix County [error, misindexing of counties 2-Z], roll 0277, record 001328.
  4. [S2] Interview with various family members (unknown informant address), by B. Zanzig. Collection of Barbara Zanzig (Kirkland, King, Washington, USA.)
  5. [S444] Privately held, Certificate of Baptism, Grace Irene Mary Woods: Certificate is for Grace Irene Mary Woods, (26 Mar 1912), Collection of Barbara Zanzig, Kirkland, King, Washington, USA.
  6. [S444] Privately held, Certificate of Baptism, Grace Irene Mary Woods, 26 Mar 1912, Collection of Barbara Zanzig.
  7. [S70] Nora Stienke household, 1920 US Census population schedule, 752 2nd St., 6th ward, Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., Wisconsin, ED 80, sheet 4B (0412) (image 8/24), dwelling 75, family 105. (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2001) www.ancestry.com, subscription database Roll T625_1999.
  8. [S1569] "Property Transfers," Sheboygan Press, 8 Aug 1930, "Property Transfers", 6 Aug 1930, p. 9, viewed 17 Apr 2016.
  9. [S1571] Anonymous, The Sheboygan (Wis.) Press (n.pub.), "Glenbeulah", 11 Sep 1941, p. 10, viewed 17 Apr 2016.
  10. [S1568] "Transfers of Property are Recorded at County Office," Sheboygan Press, 26 Dec 1941, “Transfers of Property Are Recorded at County Office”, 26 Dec 1941, p. 13, viewed 17 Apr 2016.
  11. [S2] Interview, various family members, Chas. Zanzig recollection; he was her executor.
  12. [S427] Interview with Joyce Ethel Woods Zanzig (deceased), by Barbara Zanzig, Dec 1979. Collection of Barbara Zanzig (Kirkland, King, Washington, USA.)
  13. [S420] Grace Irene Woods death certificate, photocopy of certified record, Collection of Barbara Zanzig, Kirkland, King, Washington, USA. Hereinafter cited as Grace Woods Death Certificate.
  14. [S488] Val Krug Crane, San Diego, CA (E-Address for private use) to Barbara Zanzig, 28 Dec 2003, "Re: Woods/Barber genealogy data". Collection of Barbara Zanzig, Kirkland, King, Washington, USA. This source says death year was 1965; that Val had just gotten her driving learner's permit (age 15 1/2)..
  15. [S895] "Miss Grace Woods," unknown news title, 15 Jul 1966.
  16. [S1371] James Woods household, Wisconsin State Census, 1905 population schedule, Town of Greenbush, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin, sheet 13 (stamped 45), family 250. (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007) http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1055, subscription database. Viewed 6 Feb 2012.
  17. [S66] James Woods household, 1910 US Census population schedule, Greenbush Twp., Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin, ED 92, sheet 1B (5051) (image 2/33), dwelling 14, family 14. (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2004) www.ancestry.com, subscription database Roll T624_1738. 29 Aug 2012.
  18. [S70] Nora Stiemke household, 1920 US Census, Milwaukee Co., Wisconsin, Ancestry.com.
  19. [S1108] "Glenbeulah (social news)," Sheboygan Press, 24 Aug 1921.
  20. [S1541] "James Woods of Greenbush Dies of Pneumonia," The Sheboygan Press, 8 Feb 1827, photocopy. (.)
  21. [S593] Wisconsin Industrial Home household, 1930 US Census population schedule, Taycheedah Twp., Fond du Lac Co., Wisconsin, ED 20-51, sheet 16A (227) (456.0) (image 31/31), dwelling none given, family none given. (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2001) www.ancestry.com, subscription database Roll T626_2573.
  22. [S1393] Wisconsin Industrial Home for Women household, 1940 US Census population schedule, Taycheedah, Fond du Lac Co., Wisconsin, ED 20-56, sheet 5A (stamped 806) (Anc. image 9/38). (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2012) www.ancestry.com, subscription database Roll T627_4480. 27 Jul 2012.
  23. [S1570] Anonymous, Fond du Lac (Wisconsin) Commonwealth Reporter (n.pub.), "Miss Grace Woods", 15 Jul 1966, p. 18, viewed 17 Apr 2016.