Thomas Woodford

Thomas Woodford (bef. 1614 - 1666)

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Thomas Woodford
Born before in Englandmap [uncertain]
Ancestors ancestors
Son of [uncertain] and [uncertain]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 4 Mar 1634 (to 1659) in Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colonymap
Descendants descendants
Died in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay Colonymap
Profile last modified 12 Dec 2019 | Created 29 Nov 2008
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Thomas Woodford migrated to New England during the Puritan Great Migration (1620-1640).
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Biography

Thomas was born by 1614.

He immigrated from England, and his parents are unknown. Joseph Woodford and Alice Upton are speculative.

Information developed from imported GEDCOMs.

Thomas Woodford[1]

Occupation: Steward (Man Servant) - Roxbury, MA; Farmer-CT, MA
Religion: Roxbury Church, Hartford Church
Marriage ABT 1634 Roxbury, MA ?[2]
Wife: Mary Blott
Child: Hannah Woodford
Arrival 1632 Cambridge, Massachusetts on William & Francis[3][4]
  • Information taken from American Ancestry Vol. 8, 1893, Hughes, Munsell, p 209. This document states that it follows the male line. Therefore while daughters and granddaughters and their spouses are listed, no children of them are listed.
  • Barbour, Lucius Barnes, 1982, Families of Early Hartford, Connecticut, Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc., Baltimore, Maryland and Connecticut Society of Genealogists, Inc., Glastonbury, Connecticut pp.693
  • Marriage info updated - "American Marriage Records Before 1699" pp 40,

Clemens, William M., Pompton Lakes NJ 1926 (reprint 2004) Baltimore MD

“3 March 1640: An order concerning graves: It is ordered that Thomas Woodford shall attend the making of graves for any corpses deceased and that no corpses shall be laid less than four feet deep. None that are above four year old shall be laid less than five feet deep. None that be above ten shall be laid less than six feet deep. He shall receive for giving notice, by ringing the bell, making the grave, and keeping it in comely repair, so that it may be known in future time where such graves have been made: for the lesser sort two shillings and six pense, for the middle sort three shillings, for the biggest sort three shillings six pense.” (spelling modernized and punctuation added for readability) [5]

Sources

  1. Source: #S-1899416463 Place: Cambridge, Massachusetts; Year: 1632; Text: Arrival date: 1632 Arrival place: Cambridge, Massachusetts
  2. Source: #S00249
  3. Source: #S-1899416463 Place: Cambridge, Massachusetts; Year: 1632; Text: Arrival date: 1632 Arrival place: Cambridge, Massachusetts
  4. GMB 2:6:209-13.
  5. Collections of the Connecticut Historical Society, Volume VI. “Hartford Town Votes” p. 48. Hartford, 1897.
  • The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, Volumes I-III. (Online database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2010), (Originally Published as: New England Historic Genealogical Society. Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, Volumes I-III, 3 vols., 1995). Thomas Woodford, pages 2057 - 2060
  • Source: #S-1899416463 Place: Cambridge, Massachusetts; Year: 1632; Page Number: 74, Ancestry.com. U.S. and Canada, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2010. Original data: Filby, P. William, ed. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s. Farmington Hills, MI, USA: Gale Research, 2012.


Acknowledgements (contributors)

  • This person was created through the import of rfedele.ged on 22 September 2010.
  • This person was created through the import of 229-Davies.ged on 19 October 2010.
  • This person was created through the import of myergen.ged on 28 January 2011.
  • This person was created through the import of Elise Free_2011-04-22.ged on 23 April 2011.
  • WikiTree profile Woodford-181 created through the import of Travis Family Tree.ged on Jun 22, 2011 by Roger Travis. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Roger and others.
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See also:

  • Starr, Frank Farnsworth.. Various ancestral lines of James Goodwin and Lucy (Morgan) Goodwin of Hartford, Connecticut. Hartford, Conn.: unknown, 1915., Vol 2, p. 184 - 191. [access can be found on Ancestry.com]


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Anderson only gives three daughters.

Marriage in Roxbury not sourced.

posted by Michael Stills
Documented in Anderson's Great Migration, p2057
posted by Michael Stills

Thomas is 15 degrees from Mary Pickford, 14 degrees from Cheryl Skordahl and 12 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.