Note: 1810 U.S. Federal Census [see father's listing]
1820 U.S. Federal Census [see father's listing]
1830 U.S. Federal Census [see father's listing]
20 September 1834 Land grant for Amos Wood Fayette Co., WV, 50 acres on Waters of New River. Grants No. 81 pg 17.
1840 U.S. Federal Census Fayette County, (West) Virginia Amos Wood 1 male 5 & under 10 yo (Felix) 1 male 20 & under 30 yo (Amos) 2 females under 5 yo (Virginia and Matilda) 1 female 20 & under 30 yo (Susan) 1 female 40 & under 50 yo (poss. Mary Ann Wood) (check image)
Wood, Amos. grantee. 30 March 1842. Location: Fayette County (W. Va.). Description: 258 acres on the waters of New River joining the land of Allen Wood, Bailey Wood and Nicholas Parrish. Source: Land Office Grants No. 92, 1841-1842, p. 460 (Reel 158). See also the following surname(s): Woods.
30 March 1842 Land grant for Amos Wood Fayette Co.,WV 258 acres on waters of New River joining the land of Allen Wood, Bailey Wood, and Nicholas Parrish. Grants No. 92 pg 460.
The last will and testament of Amos Wood, deceased. I, Amos Wood of Fayette County, Virginia, do hereby make my last will and testament in manner and form following, that is to say: 1st: I give my two sons Feliso A. & William my tract of land on which I now live containing about two hundred acres, for which they are to pay to my three daughters, Virginia, Matilda & Margaret the sum of Twenty Dollars to each one which is to be paid in good property when the youngest child becomes of age, provided the land is not lost by an older right. 2nd: I give to my three daughters, Virginia, Matilda & Margarett all my beds and beding, to be equally divided among them. 3rd: All my other property of whatsoever kind it may be not herein disposed off is to be sold, and after my just debts and funeral expenses are paid is to be equally divided among my five children, Virginia, Feliso, Matilda, William and Margarett. 4th: The farm is to be rented out to the best advantage and the profits if necessary to be applied to the support of my children and the remaining surplus resulting from the farm over the decent support of the children, it is to be equally divided among them all until the time when my son, William, becomes of age at which time the land is to be given up to and divided between my two sons, Feliso and William. I do hereby constitute and appoint my brothers Elijah and Allen Wood, executors of this my last will and testament hereby revoking all other and former wills and testaments by me heretofore made, in withness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this 24th day of May, eighteen hundred and forty five, signed, sealed, published and declared as for the last will and testament of Amos Wood.
Josiah Skaggs Amos Wood Martin Hess
Fayette County Court, June Term, 1845 The last will and testament of Amos Wood, deceased, was presented in open court proven by the oath of Josiah Skaggs and Martin Hess subscribing witnesses thereto and was thereupon admitted to record. Teste: H. M. Dickinson, clerk [Source: Will Book I 1832-1865, pg. 66-67, Fayette County Courthouse, Fayetteville, WV]
(Typed copy of will; pages 107-110 of the handwritten register are missing - could they be misfiled?) https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-18271-58322-39?cc=1909099&wc=M6DN-5NG:179689901,179689902
Appraisal (handwritten) https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-18271-59508-33?cc=1909099&wc=M6DN-5NG:179689901,179689902 Typewritten pages: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-18271-58172-33?cc=1909099&wc=M6DN-5NG:179689901,179689902 https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-18271-58178-35?cc=1909099&wc=M6DN-5NG:179689901,179689902
Bill of Sale (handwritten) https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-18271-59508-33?cc=1909099&wc=M6DN-5NG:179689901,179689902 https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-18271-59440-34?cc=1909099&wc=M6DN-5NG:179689901,179689902 Typewritten pages: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-18271-58178-35?cc=1909099&wc=M6DN-5NG:179689901,179689902 https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-18271-58362-31?cc=1909099&wc=M6DN-5NG:179689901,179689902
Index of Wills https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-18271-58856-22?cc=1909099&wc=M6DN-5NG:179689901,179689902
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