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Cloverdale Cemetery ~ Selina M. Wood ~ part of the Marion County Cemeteries of Oregon
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Wood, Selina M.
LAST: Wood FIRST: Selina MID: M.
BORN: 26 Sep 1846 DIED: 25 Feb 1915 BURIED: 27 Feb 1915
DEATH PLACE: Portland, Multnomah Co., Oregon
Name of father Ira Pearce
Maiden name of mother Mary Perrin
OSBH DC (Multnomah County) #167 – Selina Wood, female, widow, housewife, b. 26 Sep [year not given] in Iowa, d. 25 Feb 1915 in Portland, Oregon (1450 E. Everett) at the age of 68 years, name of father Ira B. Pierce (b. New York), name of mother Mary (b. Indiana), interment 27 Feb, informant Arthur Wood of 1450 E. Everett.
1850 IA CENSUS - Salina Pierce [Pearce], age 5, b. Iowa, is enumerated with Ira B. age 31, occupation blacksmith, b. New York, and Mary, age 36, b. Indiana, along with Temperance, age 8, b. Iowa, Seva, age 7, b. Iowa, Jacob, age 2, b. Iowa, and Ira, age 5 months, b. Iowa. They are residing in the home of Glover Perrin, age 55, occupation farmer, b. Massachusetts, and Sally Perrin, age 50, b. Connecticut.
MARRIAGE – “Mr. J.M.M. Wood & Miss Salina Pearce, m 19 Jan 1865; Isaac Dillon, M.G. Wit: D. Warad, Geo. Lane & M.C. Dillon #752 pg 255”.
1880 OR CENSUS - Selina M. Woods [Wood], age 33, b. Iowa, is enumerated with J.M.M., age 46, occupation farmer, b. Indiana, along with Arthur, age 14, b. Oregon, Barnett, age 7, b. Oregon, and Mary W., age 3, b. Oregon.
1900 OR CENSUS - Selina Wood, age 53, mother of 8 children 3 of whom are living at the time of the census, b. Sep 1846 in Oregon, is enumerated with her husband of 35 years, John M. Wood, age 66, occupation farmer, b. Jan 1834 in Michigan, along with Mary, age 23, single, occupation public school teacher, b. Jun 1877 in Oregon, and Nettie, age 16, b. Jun 1884 in Oregon.
DISCREPANCY – First name spelled Salina and Selina; maiden name spelled Pearce and Pierce; married name spelled Wood, Woods.
At Portland, Friday, February 25, 1915, Mrs. Felina [Selina] Wood, at the age of 68.
Funeral services will be held at Turner on Saturday at 1 o’clock. Mrs. Wood is survived by two children, Arthur Wood of Portland, and Mrs. Nettie Nason [Mason] of Turner.
Daily Oregon Statesman 27 Feb 1915
[Note – marker up against a bush – can’t read inscription]
OSBH DC (Multnomah County) #167
1850 IA CENSUS (Scott Co., ED 4, FA #456)
Marriage Records of Marion County Oregon, 1849-1871, Vol. I, pg 46
1880 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., Turner, ED 86, pg 22B)
1900 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., Turner, ED 141, sheet 7A)
DOS 27 Feb 1915
SPACE: 2-1-7  

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