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John Woodward

Male 1649 - 1732  (83 years)


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  • Name John Woodward 
    Born 28 Mar 1648/49  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Office Held 1686  [5
    He was the Highway Surveyor. 
    Office Held 1694  [5
    He was chosen to be a Constable. 
    Office Held 1701  [5
    He was elected a Selectman. He served again as a Selectman in 1712. 
    Will 26 Feb 1727/28  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    He mentions his children: John, Richard, Ebenezer, Daniel, Jonathan, Rebecca, and Abigail. 
    Died 3 Nov 1732  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Inventory After 3 Nov 1732  [5
    His inventory was valued at £133 9/7d. 
    Probate/Proved After 3 Nov 1732  Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I690  Roy Family Genealogy | Roy Line
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2018 

    Father George Woodward,   b. Abt 1619, Ipswich, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1676, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mary Hammond,   b. England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1658, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Family ID F667  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Rebecca Robbins,   c. Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1696, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Before 1674  Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 5, 6
    Children 
     1. John Woodward,   b. 7 Sep 1674, Cambridge, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1674, Cambridge, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [Birth]
     2. Rebecca Woodward,   b. 18 Jul 1675, Cambridge, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. young, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     3. John Woodward,   b. 18 Jul 1675, Cambridge, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Canterbury, Windham County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     4. Susanna Woodward,   b. 1676, Cambridge, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1676, Cambridge, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [Birth]
     5. Richard Woodward,   b. 26 Sep 1677, Cambridge, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1739, Canterbury, Windham County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)  [Birth]
     6. Rebecca Woodward,   b. 29 Oct 1679, Cambridge, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1681/82, Cambridge, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)  [Birth]
     7. Daniel Woodward,   b. 24 Sep 1681, Cambridge, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1749, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)  [Birth]
     8. Rebecca Woodward,   b. 02 Feb 1682/83, Cambridge, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     9. Mary Woodward,   b. 6 Oct 1684, Cambridge, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1689, Cambridge, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)  [Birth]
    +10. Jonathan Woodward,   b. 28 Sep 1685, Cambridge, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1745, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)  [Birth]
     11. Joseph Woodward,   b. 26 Nov 1688, Cambridge, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1727, Windham, Windham County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)  [Birth]
     12. Ebenezer Woodward,   b. 12 Mar 1690/91, Cambridge, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1770, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [Birth]
     13. Abigail Woodward,   b. 25 May 1695, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1775, Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F513  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah Bancroft,   b. 1665, Reading, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1723, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 7 Jul 1686  [2, 3, 6, 7
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F666  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Mar 1648/49 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Before 1674 - Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - He mentions his children: John, Richard, Ebenezer, Daniel, Jonathan, Rebecca, and Abigail. - 26 Feb 1727/28 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Nov 1732 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate/Proved - After 3 Nov 1732 - Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S88] Paige, Lucius R. History of Cambridge, Massachusetts 1630-1877 with a Genealogical Register , (Boston: H. O. Houghton and Company, 1877).

    2. [S954] Greenwood, Frederick. Greenwood Genealogies, 1154-1914 , (New York: The Lyons Genealogical Company, 1914).

    3. [S86] Gozzaldi, Mary Isabella. History of Cambridge, Massachusetts 1630-1877 with a Genealogical Register - Supplement and Index Reprint of 1930 edition, (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1986).

    4. [S662] Spencer, H. Jay. Genealogy of the Woodward Family 1584-1926, (Youngsville, Pennsylvania: privately printed, 1926).

    5. [S456] Jackson, Francis. A History of the Early Settlement of Newton, County of Middlesex, Massachusetts, from 1639 to 1800, (Boston: Stacy and Richardson, 1854).

    6. [S463] Bond, Henry. Genealogies of the Families and Descendants of the Early Settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts including Waltham and Weston, (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1860).

    7. [S969] Eaton, Lilley. Genealogical History of the Town of Reading, Massachusetts Including the Present Towns of Wakefield, Reading, and North Reading, with Chronological and Historical Sketches, from 1639 to 1874 Reprint of 1874 edition, (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1994).