Sam B. Woods papers
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- 1848-1941; undated
- Woods, Samuel B., 1856-1956 (Person)
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Sam married Mellue [Melluyma] C. Vilmer on Mar. 15, 1882 in Lake County, and they had three children; Harold E., Whilma, and Margaret. He was a farmer, who specialized in dairy farming, and writer. He wrote "WOODS: The First Hundred Years of Lake Co., Indiana, as lived and acted by Bartlett Woods and family and Sam B. Woods and family" in 1936, as well as many newspaper articles and opinion pieces. Sam died in 1956 and is buried in the Maplewood Historic Cemetery in Crown Point, Indiana. The Hammond High School Junior Historical Society was known as the Sam B. Woods Society in 1952.
Information found within the collection.
"Vilmer, Mellue C.". Indiana, Marriage Index, 1800-1941. Retrieved 2016/02/08. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com
"Woods, Sam B.". U.S., School Yearbooks, 1880-2012. Retrieved 2016/02/08. http://interactive.ancestrylibrary.com
"Woods, Samuel". 1870 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2016/02/08. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com
"Woods, Samuel". 1900 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2016/02/08. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com
"Woods, Samuel B.". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2016/02/08. http://www.findagrave.com
1.6 Cubic Feet (5 manuscript boxes)
- Sam B. Woods papers
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