John (Jack) WOODS
- Born: 29 May 1898, Lockburns Lane, Ballarat, Vic
- Marriage: Florence Edith McLACHLAN in 1930 in Vic
- Died: 1963, Ballarat, Vic at age 65
Another name for John was John WOODS.
On his birth certificate No 8372 1898 in Ballarat East, Vic his father was John Woods miner aged 30 years and married on 26 Jan 1885 to his mother Annie Woods (Maiden Surname Brown) 29 years old. Previous children were Ethel aged 12 years, William aged 9 years and Leslie aged 4 years. Of course Ann Wood was not married. Jack was the third to be registered as a Woods at birth. Ethel May was registered as Wood at birth.
Jno married Flor Edith McLachlan in 1930 Reg No 4836
When Annie Wood died Jack destroyed all the records and photos to cover up the fact that Ann Wood later calling herself Annie Woods was not married until she married Taylor.
Jack was a strong wiry chap and had an infectious laugh. He kept ferrits in the yard and we would all go ferriting for rabbits when we went to Ballarat.
His death Registration No 10797 in 1963 indicates John Woods died in Ballarat and his father was George and his mother was Annie Brown.
John married Florence Edith McLACHLAN, daughter of William McLACHLAN and Lillias HAMMER, in 1930 in Vic. (Florence Edith McLACHLAN was born about 1901, died in 1968 in Ballarat, Vic and was buried on 19 Mar 1968 in Ballarat Cemetery, Ballarat, Vic.)