The bulk of the collection consists of letters, 1879-1882, exchanged between George H. Rood of Peabody, Kan., and his wife, Helen Mars (Thomas) Rood, then living in Lapeer, Mich.
A family tree diagram of the Rood family from 1845 is included.
Groom's Name: George H. Rood
Groom's Birth Date: 1841
Bride's Name: Hellen M. Thomas
Bride's Birth Date: 1840
Marriage Date: 12 Apr 1865
Marriage Place: , Lapeer, Michigan
Name: George H. Rood
Residence: Lapeer, Lapeer, Michigan
Birthplace: Michigan, United States
Relationship to Head: Self
Spouse's Name: Hellen M. Rood
Spouse's Birthplace: Michigan, United States
Father's Birthplace: New York, United States
Mother's Birthplace: New York, United States
George H. Rood M 39
Spouse Hellen M. Rood F 39
Child Ashley Rood M 8
In 1860 George Rood was single and living at home with his mother, Almina, his brother, Alpheus, and sisters Diantha and Martha. Hellen was still in Lapeer as well in 1860.