William E. Wood, David L. Wood, 8 North 50 West

In 1900 Columbus, Ohio, James Wood is a brick mason born January 1846 in England, married 23 years to Victoria Mar 1859 in Iowa. William July 1881 is a clay worker, David March 1883 a clay worker, Mary July 1885, Marcht Oct 1887, Grace Feb 1889, and Alfred Dec 1891, all kids born in Ohio.

James died in 1910, buried in Columbus # 60370252, with Victoria (Spencer) Wood 1859-1949 # 60370569.

In 1900 Gosper County, Nebraska, William Brown born January 1865 in Illinois, married 14 years to Minnie May 1873 in Missouri, have Emory Feb 1891, Alfred October 1892, Ella March 1894, Lionel March 1895, Ada April 1897, and Chancey October 1898, all kids born in Nebraska.
In 1910 Gosper County, William 45 and Minnie 37 have Alfred W. 19, Lional 18, Ella Ml. 16, Ada M. 14, and Chaucey S. 12.

William S. Brown claimed 80 acres in 4, 8N 510 W in 1918.

William Sherman Brown 1865-1947 is buried in Fleming, # 39968111, with Minnie Bell (Mitchell) Brown 1872-1966.
So is Lionel 1892-1976.
Chancey Sherman Brown 1897-1959 and his wife Irene are also buried in Fleming.
"Children: Wilbert, Marvin, Rahlon, Kenneth, Delores Potter, Keith, Melvin, Richard, Marlene Ruppert, Alvin "

"Irene Saylor, 98, of Fleming, died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2000 in Sterling. Visitation will be from 1-5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 17, and until noon on Wednesday, Oct. 18, at Chaney-Reager Funeral Home. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 18 at the Fleming Cemetery with Rev. Tom Peacock officiating.
Mrs. Saylor was born on Dec. 27, 1901 to William and Grace (McBride) Miles in Berthoud. She grew up in Pine River, Minn. She moved with her family to Fleming and worked as a telephone operator. On Nov. 30, 1919 she married Chancy Brown and they lived on the old Saylor Ranch northwest of Fleming. They lived on the Bill Wood home stead west of Fleming from 1933 until 1957. Mr. Brown died in 1959.
She married Russell Rowan on June 9, 1963 in Fleming. They lived in Sterling and later moved to Fleming. Mr. Rowán died in 1982.
On Sept. 16, 1987 she married Clyde Saylor in Fleming. She was of the Methodist faith. Mrs. Saylor is survived by her husband, Clyde Saylor of Sterling; two daughters, Delores of Seymour, Mo., and Marlene of St. George, Utah; six sons, Marvin Brown of Holbrook, Neb., Rahlon Brown of The Dalles, Ore., Kenneth Brown of Twin Falls, Idaho, Keith Brown of Denver, Alvin Brown of Mitchell, S.D., and Richard Brown of Louisiana; 20 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren and great- great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two sons, Wilbert Brown and Melvin Brown; four brothers, three sisters, and one grandchild. "

Emory Brown 1875-1970 is buried in Gosper County, Nebraska # 14140494.

In 1940 Logan County, Alfred Brown is farming, 49, born in Nebraska, with Dorothy 23 in Nebraska. LaVonne Mae 4 and Ione Ardys 2 were born in Colorado.
Lavonne married Forrest Nelson, and Ionne married Ralph Jerry.
"LaVonne, Nelson, age 79 of North Branch, survived by husband Forrest Nelson,\ daughters Paulette (John) Skubitz and Vicki (Marty) Gavin, grandchildren Jason (Barb), Stephanie (Dan), Amanda (Ryan), Leah (Joe), and Derek, and 4 great grandchildren.
Memorial Service Sunday, June 8, 2008 Published in Pioneer Press on June 6, 2008

Merlyn Bell Brown was born on August 27, 1940, who died in Ramsey County Minnesota June 17, 1984.
Alba D. Brown was born on April 14, 1943, who died on September 1, 2003, last residence Pompano Beach, Florida.

A. W. Brown 1890-1943 is buried in Fleming, # 40320816.


William was born June 10, 1881 in Franklin County, Ohio to James Wood and V. Spencer.

In 1910 Logan County, William and Emma L. Wood, both 29 born in Ohio, have just been married, second marriage for both.

William E. Wood, age 33, married Ella Brown on August 26, 1914 in Sterling.

William claimed a 160-acre tract in sections 3 and 4, 8N 50W in 1915.

William Earl Wood, born July 7, 1881, registered for WWI in Logan County, married to Ella.

In 1920 Logan County, William 39 born in Ohio, with Ella M. 25 born in Nebraska, have Genevieve M. 4, Arvilla E. 2, and James E. three months, all three born in Colorado.

They're in Dawes County, Nebraska in 1930, farming, with Genevieve 14, Arvilla 12, James 10, Oliver W. 9, William D. 6, Ellen M. 4 born in Colorado, and Vern W. seven months, born in Nebraska.

In 1940 Adams County, Idaho, William is a laborer, 53, Ella 46, James 20 a farmer, Oliver 19 a laborer, with William B. 17 laborers in an apple orchard, Ellen 14 a grader in a packing house, Vern 11, Wayne E 9 and Mona L. 4 born in Nebraska.

William 1881-1959, # 16918372, is buried in Payette County, Idaho, with Ella Mary 1894-1989, # 16918451.
"Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Monday for William Wood, 78, of New Plymouth who died early Friday at his home there, after a long illness.
He was born July 7, 1881 in Columbus, Ohio and came to Idaho in 1939 and moved from Measa to New Plymouth in 1942. He was a member of the First Baptist church.
Survivors include his wife Mrs. Ella M. Wood of New Plymouth; three sons James E. Wood, Grangeville; Earl B. Wood and William B. Wood; a daughter, Mrs. Ellen Hendrickson, all of New Plymouth; Wayne E. Wood of Lakeside, Oregon; Mrs. Genevieve Priest, of Ontario and Mrs. Arvilla Ogden of Kellogg and Mrs. Mona Samuelson of St. Maries.
Mr. Wood also leaves 18 grandchildren, three great-grandsons, two brothers and four sisters.
Services were held at the Shaffer Chapel in New Plymouth with Rev. Robert Cooper officiating. Interment was at Park View in New Plymouth. "

Mona Lee Samuelson, 70, passed away Dec. 26, 2005 at the family home in Pinehurst. Memorial services were held Saturday, Dec. 31, 2005 at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Pinehurst. The Rev. Jeff Nate officiated. Cremation was held.
Mona was born Oct. 1, 1935 in Crawford, Neb., the daughter of William and Ella (Brown) Wood. On Aug. 4, 1951, Mona married Charles "Fred" Samuelson in New Plymouth Idaho. Mona and her husband moved to Silver Valley in 1953 from New Plymouth, Idaho.
She was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church of Pinehurst. She loved and enjoyed her family, her home, gardening, flowers, and butterflies. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband Charles "Fred" Samuelson at the family home in Pinehurst; three children and their spouses, Amy and Dennis Wright of Cataldo: Anita and Jerry Rounsville of Nine Mile Falls, Wash., Andy and Beverly Samuelson of Fortuna, Calid.; 7 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Jim Wood of Grangville; Bill Wood of New Plymouth, Idhao; three sisters, Arvilla Ogden of Kellogg; Ellen Gutterridge of New Plymouth, and Genevieve Priest of Ontario, Ore.; numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers.

Genevieve Mae Priest passed away July 16, 2008, at the age of 92. She was born Dec. 12, 1915, on a homestead west of Fleming, Colo., to William and Ella Brown Wood. When she was 13 years old, the family moved to a dairy farm 15 miles north of Crawford, Neb. She went to high school in Crawford. There she worked for Uhl grocery store and later at Ft. Robinson, Neb. She later moved to Lincoln, Neb., where she worked for the telephone company. 
She came to New Plymouth, Idaho, in 1947 where she married Bob Priest. They farmed near New Plymouth and, in 1951, bought a farm west of Ontario.
She is survived by her husband, Bob, of Ontario; sisters, Ellen (Bill) Gutterridge, of New Plymouth, and Arvilla (Glen) Ogden, of Kellogg, Idaho; brothers, Jim (Nettie) Wood, of Grangeville, Idaho, and Bill Wood, of New Plymouth.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Mona Samuelson; and brothers, Oliver Earl, Vern and Wayne Wood.
Gen loved to work on the farm, and she loved to fish and hunt. One of her favorite places to fish was Duck Valley Indian Reservoir in Nevada.

In 2012 Glen and Arvilla Ogden were living in Silverton, Idaho.
"Daniel Earl Wood, 23, of New Plymouth, Idaho died Tuesday October 24, 1972, at the Ontario hospital of natural causes.
He was born March 1, 1949 at Ontario. He lived all of his life and attended schools at New Plymouth. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of New Plymouth.
Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Wood, New Plymouth; three brothers, David Wood, Steve Wood and Bruce Wood, all at home; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Caston of New Plymouth and grandmother, Mrs. Ella Wood, New Plymouth; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Services were conducted at 10:20 a.m. Thursday at the New Plymouth Shaffer-Jensen memory Chapel of the Rev. Hayden Abel of the First Baptist Church, New Plymouth. Interment will follow at Park View Cemetery.
The family suggests memorials may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, or the Crippled Childrens Hospital in care of the funeral home, or flowers may be sent. "

James Earl Wood married Nettie Myrl Anderson on July 25, 1948 i Payette County, Idaho.

Earl B. Wood 1921-1973 is buried in Payette County, # 16918479.

William Brandon Wood 1923-2017 is buried in Payette County # 175138934.
"William Brandon Wood was born April 3, 1923 to William Wood and Ella Mae Brown at Fleming, CO.
In 1939 Bill moved to Idaho where he spent the rest of his life working on ranches for Lloyd Woody and later for Victor Craig at Crain Creek in Midvale.
He was preceded in death by his mother Ella Wood, three sisters and three brothers. He leaves behind one sister and one brother, many nieces and nephews, and friends.
At his request he was cremated and will be laid to rest in Park View Cemetery in New Plymouth later in the summer. "


David claimed a 292-acre tract in section 3, 8N 50W, also in 1915.

David L. Wood and Ada M. Brown married in Sterling on May 3, 1916.

In 1920- next to William on the census David L. is 35 born in Ohio, Ada M. 23 born in Nebraska, with Victoria J. 2 and Minnie A. 1 born in Colorado.

They're - like William - farming in Dawes County, Nebraska in 1930. David is 47, Ada M. 34, Victoria 13, Minie 11, and Lester D. 6 born in Colorado.

David and Ada are back farming in Logan County in 1940, with Lester 16 and Bernard 7.
David Lester Wood 1883-1972 is buried in Fleming # 54462663. So is Ada Melinda (Brown) Wood 1896-1942 # 54462677.

January 10, 1945 "Mrs. David L. Wood died at Fleming."

Son Lester David Wood is buried in Fleming # 54462690.
"Lester David Wood. 71, of Fleming, died Wednesday, Oct. 18, 1995, at his home.
Visitation will begin at noon Sunday, Oct. 22, at the Chaney- Walters Funeral Home Chapel. Closed casket services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 23 at the Chaney-Walters Funeral Home with the Rev. Henry Schott officiating. Burial will be at the Fleming Cemetery.
Mr. Wood was born on March 31, 1924 in Fleming to David Lester and Ada Melinda Brown Wood. He was raised in Fleming, where he attended school. He graduated from Fleming High School. He was a bronc rider and cowboy for 40 years.On Sept. 10, 1950 he married Ellen I. McKnight in Sterling. He also worked at the sugar factory for 27 years and as a meat cutter in Haxtun and Sterling. He retired in 1986 near Fleming, where he lived all of his life.
He is survived by two sisters, Victoria Hubbard and Minnie Dun can, both of Rupert, Idaho; a brother Bernard and wife Laraine Wood of Big Timber, Mont.; a niece, Debra and husband Jerry Hill of Sterling and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife Ellen on May 12, 1995."
Ellen Irene (McKnight) Wood 1932-1995 is also buried in Fleming.

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