Being wounded in The War did not lessen my thirsting for peace.
from Oak and Mimosa by Alan Reynolds
William Doak Woods was born November 16, 1835 in Orange County, North Carolina. He was wounded in 1864 in the War Between The States (Civil War). On February 3, 1864 when William Doak was 28, he married Emeline Kelista Hall. They had the following children:
i. Joseph Doak (1864-1868)
ii. Mary Faucett (Mamie) (1867-1938)
iii. Pattie Allison (1869-1939)
iv. Lula Ann (1871-1966)
v. Nannie Elizabeth (1874-1968)
vi. Emma Currie (1876-1974)
vii. John Robert (1878-1899)
viii. Charles (Charlie) Nelson (1881-1973)
ix. Cora Lee (1883-1985)
x. "our baby" (1886-1886)
William Doak Woods died in Hillsboro, Orange County, North Carolina on February 26, 1902; he was 66.