Looking for descendants of Jess(e)WOODS died Oct.2,1958,Montgomery Co.,Oh. age 78,residence Logan Co.,Oh.Jess WOODS died in Dayton Veterans Administration Hospital. He was survived by his wife,Viola MCCUNE WOODS,a sister Mrs.Herbert Harp? of Lancaster;a brother Fred WOODS of Vinton,O. ,a daughter Mrs Hazel Sharp? of Lancaster,and stepchildren. Mr.WOODS was a retired railroader,worked for the old Hocking Valley Railroad and was a World War 1 veteran.Burial,Oak Grove cemetery. Jess(e) WOODS can be found on the 1900 Laurel,Hocking Co.,Oh. census,Benajmin WOODS ,widowed,children Jesse,Lewis,Frederick,Andrew,and Ethel M.WOODS. Also indexed is step-son Rias (WAYMER). Jesse WOODS was the son of BENJAMIN WOODS.Benajmin WOODS was born about 1840,Ward twp.Hocking Co.,Oh. Suspect Benjamin was married 3 times. Benajamin WOODS served in Company H.,62nd O.V.I.,three years,6 months,during the Civil War. Benajmin married wife #2 Martha about 1880.She was a widow with 2 sons,George and Rias. Benjamin and Martha had 8 children,only 5 of their children were alive,by Martha's death in 1900. Martha was the mother of Jesse WOODS. Benjamin WOODS married wife #3 Hannah about 1901. Benjamin WOODS died Green twp.,Hocking Co.,Oh. 1912,he's buried in Soldiers Lot,Oak Grove cemetery. Jesse's mother is buried in Mount Olive cemetery,Laurel. We suspect wife #3 Mrs.Hannah WOODS died about 1920 in Athens State Hospital. We also suspect son,Lewis died before 1912,as only 3 sons and 1 daughter are mentioned in Benjamin WOODS' obit dated 1912. Jeese WOODS had a brother ,Andy WOODS (Sr.) who died in Lancaster,Oh.in 1956.We are descended from wife Martha and her sons,George and Rias. Hoping to exchange information.