Woodson was born about 1793. He passed away in 1874.
Woodson Washington married Sally Blalock on 2 Sep 1817 in Granville, North Carolina. Samuel Philpott was a bondsman.
Sally's father, Millington Blalock, died intestate on October 9, 1837 in Granville County. His estate was administered by his son Thomas Blalock.
On 25 Dec 1838 the commission, appointed to "divide the Negroes belonging to the estate of Millington Blalock decd. amongst the widow and children," made its report, including:
In 1850 Woodson Washington 57 and Sally Washington 52 lived in Dutch District, Granville, North Carolina, with their 6 youngest children: John 22, Beccy 20, Millington 19, Hubbard 17, Samuel 13, and Lauretta 11. Woodson was a farmer with $1374 in real estate. Woodson Washington's 1850 slave schedule reported 10 enslaved people: 60 M B, 60 F B, 24 F B, 24 F M, 19 F B, 10 M B, 10 F B, 7 F B, 7 F B, 1 F B.
Sarah Blalock Washington probably died after the 1850 census, and before the 1860 census, where her husband and 3 of their children--Sam P. 22, Woodson (Jr.) 27, and Luetta 21--appeared together in Dutch, Granville, North Carolina. Woodson was still a farmer, with $4749 in real estate and $15, 959 in personal estate [i.e., slaves]. The 1860 slave schedule of Woodson Washington reported 19 enslaved people in 3 slave houses: 70 M B, 70 F B, 37 F B,35 F B,32 F B, 16 F B, 15 M B, 15 F B, 12 F B, 9 F B, 8 M B, 6 M B, 4 M B, 2 M B, 7 M B, 4 M B, 8 M B, 5 F B, 7/12 F B.
In 1870, Woodson Washington 77 lived in Dutchville, Granville, North Carolina. He worked as a farmer, with $800 in real estate and $700 in personal estate. With him lived Luetta Washington keeping house and Lottie Washington 17 house servant. Also, present were John P. Walker 54 and Ann Walker 55, with children: Elisabeth 17, John 15, Josepth 10 and Ellis 9. John P. worked as a farmer. Everyone in the household, except Woodson, was described as Black.
On 15 Jul 1870, Woodson Washington wrote a will, which was proved in Granville, North Carolina on 24 Jul 1874. It listed 11 heirs. William received $1 and the other 10 each received one-tenth of the estate:
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