March 2, 1838, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

March 27, 1910, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, of pneumonia.

West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania.


Son of Jonathan Humphreys Wood and Wilhelmina Hunson Jones, Wood trained in Philadelphia at the Institute for the Blind, and was instructor there from 1853. He married Rachel E. Laird in 1856, and Alice M. Burdette in 1898. From 1864, he was the organist at St. Stephen’s Church in Philadelphia, becoming a noted player, teacher, and composer. He was known as Professor Wood among his associates and students.

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