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Thomas Wood

Male 1633 - 1687  (53 years)


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  • Name Thomas Wood 
    Born 12 Sep 1633  Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Living Apr 1654  Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation 14 Dec 1655  [1
    He was a carpenter and coffin maker. 
    Freeman 25 Mar 1662  Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    History 28 Aug 1667  [3
    Thomas was accused by the Rev. Samuel Phillips of including 60 rods of meadow land in his deed that belonged to Phillips. He confessed and the land was returned to Phillips. 
    History 31 Jul 1675  Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    According to the diary of Samuel Sewall, "1675 July 31, at midnight, Tho. Wood, carpenter, of Rowley, had his house and goods burnt, and væ malum, a daughter of about 10 years of age, who directed her brother so that he got out, was herself consumed to ashes.
    Will 21 Jul 1687  Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    He mentions his uncle, Obadiah, his wife, Ann, and his children:John, Thomas, Josiah, Samuel, Solomon, Ebenezer, James, Mary, Ann, and Ruth. 
    Died 9 Sep 1687  Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried 12 Sep 1687  Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Probate/Proved Nov 1687  Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I898  Roy Family Genealogy | Roy Line, Boudreau Line
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2018 

    Father Edward Wood,   b. Abt 1598, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1642, Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Ruth Lea,   b. 1602, Norwich, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1642, Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 02 Feb 1619/20  Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F848  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ann Hunt,   b. 1637,   d. 29 Dec 1714, Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 7 Jun 1654  Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 5
    • Their marriage was recorded as 7 (4) 1654.
    Children 
     1. Mary Wood,   b. 15 Mar 1655, Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     2. John Wood,   b. 2 Nov 1656, Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1735, Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [Birth]
     3. Thomas Wood,   b. 10 Aug 1658, Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 1 Dec 1702, Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years)  [Birth]
     4. Ann Wood,   b. 8 Aug 1660, Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     5. Ruth Wood,   b. 21 Jul 1662, Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1734, Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [Birth]
     6. Josiah Wood,   b. 5 Sep 1664, Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 1711, Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)  [Birth]
     7. Elizabeth Wood,   b. 5 Sep 1664, Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1675, Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 10 years)  [Birth]
     8. Samuel Wood,   b. 26 Dec 1666, Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1690, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)  [Birth]
     9. Solomon Wood,   b. 17 May 1669, Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1753, Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)  [Birth]
    +10. Ebenezer Wood,   b. 29 Dec 1671, Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     11. James Wood,   b. 22 Jun 1674, Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1694, Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F845  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Sep 1633 - Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLiving - Apr 1654 - Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Jun 1654 - Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFreeman - 25 Mar 1662 - Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory - According to the diary of Samuel Sewall, "1675 July 31, at midnight, Tho. Wood, carpenter, of Rowley, had his house and goods burnt, and væ malum, a daughter of about 10 years of age, who directed her brother so that he got out, was herself consumed to ashes." - 31 Jul 1675 - Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - He mentions his uncle, Obadiah, his wife, Ann, and his children:John, Thomas, Josiah, Samuel, Solomon, Ebenezer, James, Mary, Ann, and Ruth. - 21 Jul 1687 - Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Sep 1687 - Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 12 Sep 1687 - Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate/Proved - Nov 1687 - Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1006] I, Jane. email: 1998-06-27 "WOOD, Thomas (abt 1635-1687) of Rowley, Essex Co., MA" , (Email message from thaia (at) goodnet.com, 27 June 1998).

    2. [S1007] Poor, William George. 1735 - June 25 - 1935 Upton, Massachusetts , (Upton, Massachusetts: Charlescraft Press, 1935).

    3. [S716] Blodgette, George Brainard. Early Settlers of Rowley, Massachusetts - A Genealogical Record of the Families Who Settled in Rowley Before 1700 with Several Generations of Their Descendants, (Rowley, Massachusetts: Amos Everett Jewett, 1933).

    4. [S67] Ancestral File, (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints).

    5. [S717] Essex Institute. Vital Records of Rowley, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849 volume 1, (Salem, Massachusetts: The Essex Institute, 1928).