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Captain John Woodman

Male Abt 1634 - 1706  (~ 72 years)


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  • Name John Woodman 
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    Born Abt 1634  Corsham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Married 15 Jul 1656 (Age 22)  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    History 17 Jun 1657  Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 5, 12, 13
    John and Mary settled in that part of Dover, called Oyster River and Capt. John was received as an inhabitant of Dover. The date of their reception was recorded as 17 (4) 1657. 
    Land/House 10 Nov 1658 (Age 24)  [2, 4, 5, 13
    Offices Held 15 Jun 1662 (Age 28)  Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 14
    Freeman 23 May 1666 (Age 32)  Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 5, 13
    Offices Held 1684 to 1697 (Age 50)  Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 13
    Occupation 25 Mar 1699 (Age 65)  Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    History 26 Jul 1700  Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    He wrote to his daughter, Mary Small at what is now Chatam, Massachusetts, the following:

    "Son Edward and daughter Mery Smalle

    A store of Love to you by thes you may knowe that I received yours and that we ar not without feres of further trobeles by the Indons by reson thereof I can not advyss you to macke anny preparation Homward untill wee heve further proved thay r keeping of the peace ----- wee ar all in Resonebel good haith threw gods marsy

    From your Loving father
    John Woodman
    Married 17 Oct 1700 (Age 66)  Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 7, 10, 11, 15
    Military 27 Mar 1704 (Age 70)  [5
    History Jul 1704  [16
    He performed a marriage as a Justice of the Peace. 
    Will 20 Dec 1705 (Age 71)  Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 17 Sep 1706  Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 10
    Probate/Proved 4 Feb 1706/07  Exeter, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Durham, Strafford County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Siblings 7 Siblings 
    Person ID I18122 
    Last Modified 18 Mar 2019 

    Father Lt. Edward Woodman,   c. 27 Dec 1606, St. Bartholomew's Church, Corsham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1688 to 3 Jul 1692, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Mother Joanna Salway,   b. Abt 1614, Christian Malford, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 23 Feb 1687/88, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Married Abt 1628  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age at Marriage Edward was est 21 years - Joanna was est 14 years. (Were Married est 60 years). 
    Family ID F646  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1634 - Corsham, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Jul 1656 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory - 17 Jun 1657 - Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - 15 Jun 1662 - Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFreeman - 23 May 1666 - Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - 1684 to 1697 - Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - 25 Mar 1699 - Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory - 26 Jul 1700 - Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Oct 1700 - Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 20 Dec 1705 - Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Sep 1706 - Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate/Proved - 4 Feb 1706/07 - Exeter, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Durham, Strafford County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S794] Moriarty, G. Andrews. "Genealogical Research in England - The Woodman Family", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume XCVII, 1943).

    2. [S398] Woodman, John A. Genealogy and History of the Descendants of Mr. Edward Woodman who settled at Ould Newbury Province of Massachusetts Bay in 1635, (Ocala, Florida: by author, 1995).

    3. [S621] Hoyt, David W. The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury, Massachusetts, with some Related Families of Newbury, Haverhill, Ipswich, and Hampton volume I, (Providence, Rhode Island: Snow & Farnham, 1897).

    4. [S396] Woodman, J. H. A List of the Descendants of Mr. Joshua Woodman, who settled at Kingston, N.H., about 1736, (Brunswick, Maine: J. Griffin, 1856).

    5. [S240] Morse, Theoda Mears and Charles White.A Genealogical History of the Families of Morrill, Maine , (Morrill, Maine: Morrill Historical Society, 1957).

    6. [S798] Woodman, Cyrus. The Woodmans of Buxton, Maine, (Boston: David Clapp & Son, 1874).

    7. [S1269] Canney, Robert Sayward. The Early Marriages of Strafford County, New Hampshire 1630-1860 , (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1995).

    8. [S640] Essex Institute. Vital Records of Newbury, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849 volume I, (Salem, Massachusetts: The Essex Institute, 1911).

    9. [S990] Pierce, Frederick C. Field Genealogy, (Chicago: Hammond Press, 1901).

    10. [S829] Underhill, Lora Altine Woodbury. Descendants of Edward Small of New England. Volume 1 , (New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1934).

    11. [S801] Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England 1634-1635, volume VII (T-Y), (Boston: New England Historic Genealogy Society, 2011).

    12. [S1270] Quint, Alonzo Hall. "Extracts from Dover Town Records", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume IV, 1850).

    13. [S1271] Quint, Alonzo Hall. "Genealogical Items Relating to the Early Settlers of Dover, N.H.", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume IC, 1855).

    14. [S1156] Scales, John. Colonial Era History of Dover, New Hampshire , (Manchester, New Hampshire: John B. Clarke Company, 1923).

    15. [S643] Noyes, Sybil, Charles Thornton Libby and Walter Goodwin Davis. Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1972).

    16. [S646] Hoyt, David W. The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury, Massachusetts, with some Related Families of Newbury, Haverhill, Ipswich, and Hampton volume III, Reprint 1916, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1982).