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  • ID: I22414
  • Name: George WOODWARD
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1621 in Ipswich, Suffolk, England
  • Death: 31 MAY 1676 in Watertown, Middlesex, MA
  • Event: Bullet IMMIGRANT
  • Note:
    Copied from Lloyd A Horrocks, World Connect db=Horrocks,
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    BIRTH: Also given as abt 1619 in England.

    Admitted as freeman 6 May 1646. His second wife's father in his will gave her 100 acres on Muddy River (Brookline).

    Administration of estate granted 20 Jun 1676 to widow Elizabeth and son Amos. Inventory, 23 Jun 1676, 143.10.

    (II.) GEORGE WOODWARD (son of Richard, I.), was adm. freeman, May 6, 1646. By his first wife, MARY, he had 8 chil. He m. (2d), Aug 17, 1659, ELIZABETH HAMMOND, dr. of Thomas Hammond, of Newton. [Hammond, 60.] Her father, in his Will, proved Nov. 5, 1675, gave her 100 acres on Muddy River (Brookline); probably the same land upon which her son George afterwards settled. He d. May 31, 1676, and admin. granted June 20, 1676, to wid. Elizabeth, and son Amos. Inventory, June 23, 1676, 143. 10. His wid. m. Samuel Truesdale. Chil.,
    1. MARY, b. August 12, 1641; d. August 23, 1718; m., January 13, 1663-4, JOHN WAITE. [2.]
    2. SARAH, b. Feb. 6, 1642-3; m., about 1664, STEPHEN GATES, Jr. of Boston, and afterwards Stow. [Barry, p. 250.]
    3. AMOS, birth not recorded, but he was one of the administrators of his father's estate; adm. freeman, Oct. 10, 1677. He d. in Camb., Oct. 9, 1679, "aged 38," probably should be 33. He was witness in Court, Ap., 1668, then aged 23, and said to be "of Flint's Farm Camb." It appears by his Will, dated Oct. 9, 1679, that he left neither wife nor child. It was probably his wife SARAH, dr. of William Patten, of Camb., who d. in Camb., Sept. 24, 1677. He gave his right and title to the house and land in Wat., "which was our father Woodward's" to brother Daniel Woodward; gave his house to brother [? Thomas] Patten, of Billerica, and mentioned sister Grey's dr. Sarah. [See Farmer, Art. Patten, and Camb. Church Gathering, p. 59.]
    4. REBECCA, b. Dec. 30, 1647; m., in Dedham, Dec. 11, 1666, THOMAS FISHER, of Dedham.
    5. JOHN, b. Mar. 28, 1649.
    6. SUSANNA, b. Sept. 30, 1651; d. unm; admin on her estate granted to her brother, John, Dec. 19, 1676.
    7. DANIEL, b. Sept. 2, 1653. His father's homestead was assigned to him in the settlement of the estate. It is supposed that he was the Daniel Woodward, of Medford, who was licensed by the Court, May 1, 1690, to keep an inn. Chil. by wife ELIZABETH,

    1.Sarah, b. in Medford, Jan. 5, 1689. 2.Hannah, b. in Woburn, May 7, 1691. 3.Amos, b. June 5, 1693.

    8. MARY, b. June 3, 1656 [so the town record says; it probably should be Mercy.]
    (by 2d wife.)
    9. GEORGE, b. Sept. 11, 1660; m., Dec. 31, 1686, LYDIA BROWNE. [6-1.] After the birth of one child, he settled in Brookline. He d. 1696. Inventory, dated Dec. 3, 1696, 170. 16,; admin. granted to wid. Lydia, May 1, 1697. His estate was divided, Ap. 2, 1711, to widow Lydia, sons Abraham, George, Nathaniel, and Ichabod, and dr. Lydia, wife of Robert Harris, of Brookline. Chil.,

    1.Abraham, b. in Wat., Feb. 1, 1687-8. By wife Joanna, he had son Abraham, b. Jan. 12, 1718; of Rox., 1761; and by (2d) wife, Sarah, had sons Caleb and Joshua. His estate was admin. by son Caleb, Mar. 7, 1760. 2.George. May 23, 1712, he bought, for 45, 120 acres of land in Mendon, of Samuel Moore. 3.Nathaniel, m., in Rox., June 23, 1714, Dorcas Gardner; went first to Brooklyn, Conn., and afterwards settled in Coventry, Conn. He had five chil. when he went to C., the eldest of whom, Nathaniel, was then aged 18 yrs. His other chil. were Moses, b. in Newton, June 7, 1721; Aaron; Dorcas, b. in Newton, Feb. 11, 1719; and Anna. Aaron was father of Rev. Aaron Woodward, of Wilbraham, Mass., grad. Yale Coll., 1789; d. 1840. [See I. Sterns, 169, V.] His wife Dorcas d., and he m. (3d), widow ____ Topliff, with whom he lived about two years. He m. (3d), widow Patten, and moved to Strafford, where he d. Mar., 1772. 4.Lydia, m. Robert Harris, of Brookline. 5.Ichabod, m. July, 1725, Abigail Holbrook, of Rox.

    10 THOMAS, b. Sept. 15, 1662; d. 1666.
    11. ELIZABETH, b. May 8, 1664; m., Dec. 7, 1693, SAMUEL EDDY. [7.]
    12. NATHANIEL, d. May 28, 1668
    13. SARAH, b. OCt. 3, 1675; m., July 6, 1693, JOHN EDDY. [(?) 5.] She afterwards m. (? ISAIAH) WHITNEY, of Camb., and in 1715, resided in Lexington.

    N.B. It appears that GEORGE WOODWARD, Sr., had a dr. Sarah by each wife, and that both of these drs. wre living at the same time.
    [Genealogies of the Families and Descendants of the Early Settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts. by Henry Bond, M.D., 1855]

    Father: Richard WOODWARD b: 20 JAN 1585/86 in Childwall, Lancashire, England
    Mother: Rose STEWART b: 1583 in Ipswich, Suffolk, England

    Marriage 1 Mary GIBSON b: ABT 1620 in Ipswich, Suffolk, England
    • Married: ABT 1640 in Watertown, Middlesex, MA
    1. Has Children Sarah WOODWARD b: 3 FEB 1642/43 in Watertown, Middlesex, MA
    2. Has Children Daniel WOODWARD b: 2 APR 1653 in Watertown, Middlesex, MA

    Marriage 2 Elizabeth HAMMOND b: BET 1633 AND 1639 in Melford, Suffolk, England
    • Married: 17 AUG 1659 in Watertown, Middlesex, MA
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