Cephas W Woods

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Personal and Family Information

Cephas was born in 1842 in Arkansas, the son of Dysart Woods and Sarah Holmes.

He died on 15 JUN 1875 in Wise County, Texas.

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


 

Cephas W Woods
(1842-1875)

 

Dysart Woods
(1806-1882)

 

John Woods
(1774-1846)

 

Samuel Woods
(1740-1825)

 
   

Margaret Holmes
(c1742-1800)

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Charity Dysart
(c1778-c1814)

   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Sarah Holmes
(1810-1859)

 

Phineas Holmes
(1786-1860)

 

James Holmes
(1747-1815)

+
   

Mary Filena Nail
(1754-1805)

 
   

Rachel Stewert
(c1790-1855)

   
 
 
     
 
 

Events

EventDateDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
Birth1842
Place: Arkansas
Death15 JUN 1875
Place: Wise County, Texas
Census12 NOV 1850
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Age: 7 to 8
Address: Osage, Benton County family 381 Dabastt Woods 44 Tn, Sarah 40 Tn, Nancy R 20 Tn, Margarett E 18 Tn, Phineas 16 Tn, Wm H 13 Mo, Scynithia A 10 Ark, Cephas W 8 Ark, David H 6 Ark, Frances 4 Ark, Levi 2 Ark McKissick families 384 and 385
Census7 JUN 1860
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Age: 17 to 18
Address: Osage, Benton county family 66 Syart Woods 54 Tn, Cyntha 20 Ark, Cephus 17 Ark, David 15 Ark, Francis 13 Ark, Levi 11 Ark, Sarah 6 Ark, JV Lee Woods? 28 KY, Magarett “ 28 Tn, Levindes “ 3 Ark
BurialJUN 1875
Place: Wise County, Texas
Address: Sand Hill Cemetery Decatur with brother Find A Grave Memorial# 44310093
Will30 JUN 1879
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Address: Dysart’s 1879 will refers to “estate of son Cephas W Woods.
Will-Woods, Dysart
media

Will-Woods, Dysart, transcribed 2017
media

Other Event10 AUG 1862
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Type: Military Service
Address: Sgt Enl 10 Aug 1862 at Cave Spring. Taken by enemy at Bentonville, 7 Sep 1863. 4TH (GORDON'S) ARKANSAS CAVALRY REGIMENT CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA Co. G—Benton County
See Note 2

Notes

Note 1

Sand Hill Cemetery Decatur, Wise County Texas has two Woods:

F.D. Woods Oct 24 1846 to May 17, 1873 Plot: 2-N, 12, 206 Plot: 2-N, 12, 206 Find A Grave Memorial# 44310094

C.W. Woods killed June 15 1875 age 32 yr 4 mo 12 days Plot: 2-N, 12, 207 Find A Grave Memorial# 44310093

dob calculated as 5 April 1843

Appears to be two sons of Dysart Woods and Sarah Holmes

Uncle John Milton Holmes 1818 -1884 Plot: 2-N, 12, 204 and wife  Susan Evaline Hardwick Holmes (1823 - 1911) Plot: 2-N, 12, 201 and their children also in Sand Hill Cemetery

Note 2

4TH (GORDON'S) ARKANSAS CAVALRY REGIMENT CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA

Co. G—Benton County

DICKSON, JOSEPH Pvt  - Enl 1 Jul 1863 at Bentonville, AR. Present Feb 1864.

WOODS, A.P. 1Sgt  - Enl 10 Aug 1862 in Yell Co, AR. Killed 18 Apr 1863 at Fayetteville, AR.

WOODS, C.W. Sgt  - Enl 10 Aug 1862 at Cave Spring, AR. Present Feb 1864.

WOODS, DAVID Pvt  - Enl 10 Aug 1862 at Cave Spring, AR. Present Feb 1864.

WOODS, JAMES 2Lt  - Enl 10 Aug 1862 at Cave Spring, AR. Age 30, Born in TN. Present 18 Sep 1864.

WOODS, R.O. -- Transferred before 30 Apr 1863.

WOODS, T.A. Pvt  - Enl 10 Aug 1862 at Cave Spring. Taken by enemy at Bentonville, 7 Sep 1863.