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    George H. Wood

    Birth: 10-7-1805

    Death: 2-1844

    Alternate Surname: Woods

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Wood Bronson, Deborah Ann | Marriage Date: 5-14-1829

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George H. Wood was born on October 7, 1805, into a prominent and wealthy Auburn family. Walter Wood, George’s uncle, established the family fortune in Aurora and Auburn through land speculation, legal fees, and manufacturing business.   

Wood was a young and prosperous lawyer in Auburn. He married Deborah “Debbie” Dill on May 14, 1829. The Dills were another prominent and well-established Auburn family. The Wood family was closely affiliated with the Miller and Seward families.

George Wood died in February 1844 at the age of thirty-eight. Frances Seward reported in a letter to Lazette Worden dated February 6, 1844, that George died of a sudden onset of lung congestion. Debbie remarried Parliament Bronson, another successful Auburn lawyer, after his death.

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George H. Wood was born on October 7, 1805, into a prominent and wealthy Auburn family. Walter Wood, George’s uncle, established the family fortune in Aurora and Auburn through land speculation, legal fees, and manufacturing business.   

Wood was a young and prosperous lawyer in Auburn. He married Deborah “Debbie” Dill on May 14, 1829. The Dills were another prominent and well-established Auburn family. The Wood family was closely affiliated with the Miller and Seward families.

George Wood died in February 1844 at the age of thirty-eight. Frances Seward reported in a letter to Lazette Worden dated February 6, 1844, that George died of a sudden onset of lung congestion. Debbie remarried Parliament Bronson, another successful Auburn lawyer, after his death.

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Probate Records, 1799-1905; Index, 1799-1952; Author: New York. Surrogate's Court (Cayuga County); Probate Place: Cayuga, New York
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Book or Monograph Title: 
Auburn, New York: the Entrepreneurs’ Frontier
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Scott W. Anderson
Publisher Location: 
Syracuse, New York
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Syracuse University Press
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2015
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58
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BURIAL Fort Hill Cemetery Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, USA PLOT Consecration Dell Lot 9 Grave 2 MEMORIAL ID 65466261 https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/65466261#view-photo=137246742
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https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/65466261 BURIAL Fort Hill Cemetery Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, USA PLOT Consecration Dell Lot 9 Grave 2 MEMORIAL ID 65466261