Biographical Sketch of John H. Wood
JOHN H. WOOD, the son of Hardin J. Wood, was born in Todd County, Ky., May 26, 1855, where he still has his residence. He was married, October 21, 1874, to Miss Lillie A., daughter of Dabney O. and Mary E. (Dickinson) Day, of this county, from which union sprang one child-Dasie-born September 8, 1877. Mrs. Lillie A. Wood died January 2, 1881. After good advantages at the select schools of the country, subject was a student at Franklin College for a period of four years. He transacted his father’s business until married, when he engaged in farming, having 258 1/2 acres of very productive land, in a high state of cultivation. He was also engaged in the livery business until recently, when he closed that out, and is employed as a commercial tourist for the States of Tennessee, Kentucky and Mississippi. Mr. Wood is an affable and gentlemanly man, of genial, social qualities, and with bright prospects before him.