Wood, Jesse (B. 1769)

From Helderberg Hilltowns of Albany County, NY


Jesse Wood was born 22 OCT 1769, the son of Jesse Wood and Abagail Young



Jesse Wood rose to the rank of colonel in the war of 1812,


Marriage & Children

Col. Jesse Wood married Rene Warner. Their children were:

  • Eliphalet Wood
  • John Wood
  • Youngs Wood
  • Silas Wood
  • Phoebe Wood
  • Abraham Wood
  • William Wood
  • Mary Wood


Jesse Wood died 23 JUL 1853, 26 Stranahan Lane, Town of Berne, Albany, NY


Additional Media

Col. Jesse Wood was the first of this family to settle near Berne village. He was from Long Island and very early in the century settled in the eastern part of this town, where he afterwards became a prominent citizen. He rose to the rank of colonel in the war of 1812, and held the offices of supervisor and member of assembly. In 1837 he sold his homestead and moved to a farm near the village of Berne. John M. Wood was his nephew and was adopted by him. The latter was father of Thomas J. Wood, one of the leading citizens of the town.

Landmarks of Albany County, New York