John Berkam Lewis Wood1

ID # 728, (1863-)
John Berkam Lewis Wood|b. 1863|p728.htm|Samuel Wood|b. 11 Sep 1836\nd. 17 Apr 1907|p725.htm|Maria Coleman|b. 1840\nd. 26 Mar 1895|p724.htm|||||||John Coleman|b. 1814|p78.htm|Sabrina C. Smith|b. 1821\nd. 26 Dec 1896|p348.htm|
Descendants of John Coleman & Elizabeth Lawrason
     John Berkam Lewis Wood was born in 1863 at Beverly Twp, Wentworth County, Ontario.1 He was the son of Samuel Wood and Maria Coleman.1 He married Susan Roletta Taylor on 30 September 1891 at residence of Bride's Father, Beverly Twp, Wentworth County, Ontario. (notes: Marriage reg. 013071-91 Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co. Birkem Lewis Wood, 25, bachelor, born and residing Beverly, farmer. Parents Samuel Wood and Maria Coleman. Lottie Taylor, spinster, 20, born and residing Beverly. Joseph Taylor and Athrina Shaver. Witnesses Charles E. Wood and Violet Lee, both of Beverly. On September 30, 1891, at the residence of the bride's father. Clergyman Rev. W.M. Teeple. The bride and groom were Methodists.).1 Spellings for Berkam's name vary in the records. If Berkam isn't correct, it's close.

Berkam and his children are in Brantford in the 1911 census. Burial records for the family have not been found and where he might have beenin later years is unknown. A burial record for his wife Susan has not been found.

Berkam's full name, according to the 1871 census was John L.B. Wood. He appears to have gone through his life known as Berkam.1

Last Edited=17 Apr 2008

Children of John Berkam Lewis Wood and Susan Roletta Taylor


  1. [S1] Robert Coleman, 2009.