More About Nellie WOOD

Nellie Wood was born November 25, 1818 in Washington Co., Virginia. She married John Benjamin Fleenor on July 30, 1893 in Sullivan Co., TN. They had no children and were only married five years as John Benjamin died May 15, 1898 in Gibson Twp., Washington Co., Ind. Nellie is buried in the Mounts Cemetery, Wash. Co., IN.

Larry Fleenor, Fleenor researcher of Indiana, sent the following info. he found at Salem, IN. Library:

Gibson Twp. Cemetery Records list Nellie Wood Fleenor Bridgewater Pg. 54 B: May 26, 1843 D: February 18, 1913 (death record says Feb. 20)

Nellie second wife of John Fleenor-married Sullivan Co., TN., July 30, 1893
Wife of Hiram C. Bridgewater-married April 8, 1901 Book L, Pg. 546 - from Vol. 1 Index to Marriage record-Wash. Co., IN.

FATHER: Woodson Wood
MOTHER: Naoma Myers

Little York item taken from February 26, 1913 issue of "Salem Democrat":
...Mrs. Nellie Bridgewater, who has been poorly for some time, died at her home at this place Tuesday, February 18. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. J.J. Grimes at the M.E. Church, after which the remains were laid to rest in the Mounts Cemetery.

Not sure if Nellie was a sister to Sarah Wood Hobbs, who was married to Allen Fleenor, or to Elizabeth Wood who was married to John Benjamin Fleenor.


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