WILLIAM HOOD, farmer, P. O. Tionesta, was born in Canal township, Venango Co., Penn., January 10, 1828, and is a son of David and Elizabeth (Hasson) Hood. He was reared in his native county, receiving a limited education in the common schools, and in 1848 came to what is now Forest county, where he worked at various occupations until 1852, then settled in Tionesta, and he carried on a blacksmith shop three years, when he sold out his business, and worked for the party he sold to until 1861. He then engaged in lumbering, which he followed until 1877, and since that time he has been engaged in farming. Mr. Hood married, August 28, 1855, Martha, daughter of Anthony Walter, of Clarion county, Penn., and by her has had seven children: Carrie (Mrs. James G. Carson), Anna (Mrs. James H. Jones), John, Charles, Kate, William and Tilden. Mr. Hood is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church and of the I. O. O. F. In politics he is a Democrat.
Source: Page(s) 933, Chapter 15 Biographical Sketches - Tionesta Township and Borough of Tionesta
Hickory and Harmony Townships
History of Counties of McKean, Elk and Forest, Pennsylvania.
Chicago, J.H. Beers & Co., 1890.
Transcribed November 2005 by Nathan Zipfel for the Forest County Genealogy Project
Published 2005 by the Forest County Pennsylvania Genealogy Project
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