Daniel Wood (Mormon pioneer)

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Daniel Wood
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Born (1800-10-16)October 16, 1800
Dutchess County, New York
Died April 15, 1892(1892-04-15) (aged 91)
Woods Cross, Utah

Daniel Wood (October 16, 1800 - April 15, 1892) was a Mormon pioneer and a settler of the western United States.


Wood was the son of Henry Wood and Elizabeth Demelt. He was born on October 16, 1800.[1][2]

Wood was an early settler in Utah Territory; the town of Woods Cross is named for him.[3][4]


  1. ^ Wood, Daniel (20 May 1868), "Journals, Diaries, Biographies, Autobiographies and Letters of Some Early Mormons and Others Who Knew Joseph Smith, Jr. and/or His Contemporaries", Book of Abraham Project (boap.org), Provo, Utah: William V. Smith  |contribution= ignored (help)
  2. ^ "Utah Cemeteries and Burials Database", history.utah.gov, Utah State History, Utah Department of Heritage and Arts, State of Utah, retrieved 2013-02-20  |contribution= ignored (help)[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Eakle, Arlene H. (1994), "Woods Cross", in Powell, Allan Kent, Utah History Encyclopedia, Salt Lake City, Utah: University of Utah Press, ISBN 0874804256, OCLC 30473917 
  4. ^ Dockstader, Julie A. (June 1, 1991), "Foresight preserves historical legacy", Church News