David Woodman

M, (4 December 1747 - 6 November 1840)
Father-Biological*Joshua Woodman1,2 b. 6 Jun 1708, d. 4 Apr 1791
Mother-Biological*Eunice Sawyer1,2 b. 21 Jan 1714/15, d. 29 Jul 1803
Family Lines
Roy Line
Last Edited=14 May 2023
Gravestone of David Woodman
     David Woodman was born on 4 December 1747 at Kingston, New Hampshire.3,1,4,2,5,6,7,8,9 He was the son of Joshua Woodman and Eunice Sawyer.1,2 David Woodman was christened on 28 February 1747/48 at the First Church of Kingston, Kingston, New Hampshire, by the Rev. Joseph Secomb.10 He and Mary Hackett filed marriage intentions on 28 September 1771 at North Yarmouth, Maine. Both were from New Gloucester, Maine at the time of their filing.11

David Woodman, age 23, married Mary Hackett, age 20 , daughter of Henry Hackett and Mary Clough, on 4 November 1771 at New Gloucester, Maine.12,5,8 David was probably a Revolutionary Veteran.13 In Joshua Woodman's will dated 27 January 1789 at Kingston, New Hampshire, David Woodman was named as an heir.14,8 He and an unknown person filed marriage intentions on 4 September 1790 at New Gloucester, Maine.15,16

David Woodman, age 42, married Mercy Bradbury on 5 October 1790 at Gray, Maine.17,5,8,18 In 1796, David Woodman was taxed 28¢ in Norway, Maine.13,19 David Woodman died on 6 November 1840 at Norway, Maine, at age 92.3,20,5,8,13 He was buried at Rustfield Cemetery, Norway, Maine. David's epitaph reads:

In memory of
died Nov. 6,
Æ. 93 years.
The end of the upright is peace.3,20,8

Compeller's Notes:
Move: Woodman (1995) states he moved to Norwary, Maine in 1825, I belived he moved much earlier, as he was taxed in 1796 in Norway. Woodman (1996) is clearly incorrect.8,13,19

Children of David Woodman and Mary Hackett

Children of David Woodman and Mercy Bradbury


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