Henry Wood of Red Bank died of apoplexy on Saturday morning, shortly after midnight. He was stricken only a short time before his death. He was a little over 69 years old and he leaves a widow but no children.
Mr. Wood was the son of Elizabeth and Hon. John J. Wood and was the youngest of eleven children. When he was eighteen years old he went in business as a silversmith and he remained in this business until his death. He was the senior partner of the firm of Wood & Hughes of 24 John street, New York city. In 1880 he married Mary H. Chadwick, daughter of Margaret and Francis Chadwick. After his marriage he spent his summers in Red Bank. In 1898 he bought the George B. Sandt place, at the corner of Broad street and Irving place, and since that time he had been a permanent resident of the town.
The funeral was held on Monday and the service was conducted by Rev. R. G. Davey. The bearers were Henry S. White, Isaac H. Adlem, John S. Applegate, Joseph A. Throckmorton, William J. Sickles and Henry A. Curtis. The burial was at Fair View cemetery.
Source: Red Bank Register, Wednesday, Jan 17, 1900