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Sargent Jonathan Woodman

Male 1643 -


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  • Name Jonathan Woodman 
    Born 5 Nov 1643  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Occupation say 1665 (Age 22)  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7
    Married say 1668 (Age 25)  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11
    History 26 Feb 1668/69  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Jonathan took the Oath of Fidelity and Allegiance. 
    Religion 1674 (Age 31)  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    History 23 Mar 1675/76  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    He built the ship, Salamander for Bartholomew Stratton of Boston in 1674. The next year, Jonathan Woodman brought suit in the Court of the Admiralty in Boston to recover the amount due him for labor and materials used in the construction of the Salamander. Jonathan lost this suit and was fined £10, which was later remitted by the Massachusetts General Court. 
    History 1679  [4
    He deposed in the trial of Elizabeth Morse, wife of William Morse, accused of witchcraft, stating: "I met with a white thing like a cat, which did play at my legs, and I did often kick at it, having no weapon in my hand; at last I struck it with my feet against the fence ere I saw Webster's houlse, and there it stopped with a loud cry after the manner of a cat and I see it no more. I further testify, that William Morse of Newberry did owne that he did send for a doctor for his wife the same night and same time that I was troubled with that cat above mentioned, whcih was some grounds for suspicion." Elizabeth Morse later was reprieved and released. 
    History 26 Feb 1678/79  [3, 13
    He took the Oath of Fidelity. 
    Residence 25 Mar 1681 (Age 38)  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Will 15 Nov 1706 (Age 63)  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Probate/Proved 3 Feb 1706/07  [3
    Siblings 7 Siblings 
    Person ID I18125 
    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

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Nov 1643 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - say 1665 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - say 1668 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory - 26 Feb 1668/69 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - 1674 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory - 23 Mar 1675/76 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 25 Mar 1681 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 15 Nov 1706 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S798] Woodman, Cyrus. The Woodmans of Buxton, Maine, (Boston: David Clapp & Son, 1874).

    2. [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).

    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. [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).

    5. [S794] Moriarty, G. Andrews. "Genealogical Research in England - The Woodman Family", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume XCVII, 1943).

    6. [S72] Pope, Charles Henry. The Pioneers of Massachusetts , (Boston: Charles H. Pope, 1900).

    7. [S638] Coffin, Joshua. A Sketch of the History of Newbury, Newburyport and West Newbury, (Boston: Samuel G. Drake, 1845).

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

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

    10. [S799] Clemens, William Montgomery. American Marriages Before 1699, (Pompton Lakes, NJ: Biblio Co., 1926).

    11. [S1277] Hassam, John T. Genealogies of the Hassam, Hilton & Cheever Families, (Boston: Privately Printed, 1896).

    12. [S817] Quint, Alonzo Hall. "Oaths of Freeman, Allegiance &c. in Old Norfolk County", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume VI 1852).

    13. [S956] Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May 1692 on the Basis of Farmer's Register, volume IV, (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1862).