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Mary (Miller) Woodson (1710 - 1775)

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Mary Woodson formerly Miller
Born in Lancaster County, Colony of Virginiamap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Wife of — married after in Lancaster county, Colony of Virginiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Cumberland, Colony of Virginiamap
Profile last modified | Created 31 Oct 2010 | Last significant change: 27 May 2018
20:25: William Foster Jr edited the Marriage Data for Mary (Miller) Woodson. [Thank William for this]
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Know all men by these presents that we, John Woodson, of the county of Goochland, and William Miller of the county of Lancaster, are held and firmly bound unto our Sovereign Lord, King George ye second, in ye sum of fifty pounds, current money of Virginia, to be paid to our s’d Sovreign Lord, his heirs or successors; to ye w’ch Payment, wel and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, Ex’ors and Adm’rs jointly and severally firmly by these presents. Dated this Tenth day of August 1731.

The condition of this obligation is such that, whereas there is a License desired for a marriage Intended between the above bound John Woodson, and Mary Miller of ye county of Lancaster aforesaid. If, therefore, there is no Lawful cause to Obstruct the s’d marriage, then this obligation to be void; otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.

Sealed and delivered, JOHN WOODSON

In presence of WILLIAM MILLER


NOTE: The Marriage Bond is recorded in Lancaster County, Virginia.


Date: December 1775
Place: Colony of Virginia


  • Adventurers of Purse and Person Virginia by Fredrick Dorman page 732

this book is excepted as proof for the Jamestowne Society

  • Early Virginia marriages. Pt. I; by William Armstrong Crozier (1864-1913); Publication date 1907; Publisher New York : Genealogical Association. Quote from the middle of page 50 for Lancaster County: August 10, 1731, John Woodson and Mary Miller.

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On 5 Sep 2017 at 20:44 GMT Bill Davis wrote:

This profile of Mary Miller Woodson is a total mess. Look at the marriage bond of John Woodson and Mary Miller. What is the evidence of a marriage of Mary to Isaac Jackson or to herself?

Mary is 13 degrees from Chet Atkins, 12 degrees from Edie Kohutek and 17 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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