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John Paul Hood born 1879 California

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Re: John Paul Hood born 1879 California

Posted: 11 Dec 2012 4:12AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 11 Dec 2012 4:12AM GMT
Surnames: Hood, Anderson, Hassler
Hi again Judy,

Thanks for those titbits, I'll look into them.

I 'think' the Dr Hood at Marin County may have been another person, not our JW Hood(??)

John W Hood's second American 'wife', Effie, died in 1894, and according to the newspaper reports he was heartbroken.

He blamed the 'false' accusations against her (for mistreating a 12 year old girl in their care) for causing her death. His health was failing, and he was apparently heading east with the intention of travelling to Europe.

Effie was born in Indiana, and her mother died at Rochester in 1878, so we are assuming JW stopped there to visit remaining 'family', and passed away there.

JW Hood was definitely a black sheep, his younger brother was a Supreme Court judge back in Australia, who was knighted in 1920.

Thanks so much for your interest, cheers, Anne
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divbooks 30 Nov 2012 2:36PM GMT 
nanablue2007 30 Nov 2012 4:50PM GMT 
divbooks 9 Dec 2012 4:51AM GMT 
JPBalen 9 Dec 2012 1:06AM GMT 
divbooks 9 Dec 2012 4:37AM GMT 
JPBalen 9 Dec 2012 6:21PM GMT 
divbooks 11 Dec 2012 11:12AM GMT 
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