Scott County, Virginia

James Harvey Wood, 1842-1917

Wood, James Harvey (1864) -James Harvey Wood, Class of 1864 Born- Feb. 22, 1842 in Scott, Co. Va. (according to our records, he was 20 when he entered in 1860, so his date of birth may actually be 1840) Father- James O. Wood; Mother- Ann Elizabeth Godsey. Pat. Grandfather- Henry Wood; Pat. Grandmother- Sally Lawson. Mat. Grandfather- John Godsey; Mat. Grandmother- Julia Jett. Married- 1st- Laura Lucrecia James daughter of William W. James; 2nd- Mrs. Virginia Elton Rhodes Holmes, daughter of David Rhodes Children- (All from 1st marriage) 1- James Harvey Wood, Jr.; 2- William Scott Wood; 3- Gertrude Wood Dillard; 4- Mary Wood Harriss. Entered VMI- July 26, 1860; remained one year; made Honorary Graduate July, 2 1869 Civil War Record- Captain Co. D 37th Va. Infantry C.S.A. Career- Lawyer; Clerk of Circuit and County Courts of Scott Co.; Member of Va. House of Delegates Died- Nov. 12, 1917.

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