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Joshua Woodman (1708 - 1791)

Joshua Woodman
Born in Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts.map
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married Mar 1736 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusettsmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Kingston, Rockingham County, New Hampshiremap
Profile last modified | Created 26 Apr 2014
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Biography

Joshua Woodman was born on 6 June 1708 in Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts.1,2,3,4,5 He was the son of Deacon Archelaus Woodman and Hannah Swett.1,2,3,4,5[1]

Marriage

Joshua Woodman and Eunice Sawyer married in Newbury, Massachusetts, on March, 1736[2]

In March 1735/36 Joshua, at age 27, married Eunice Sawyer, at age 21, daughter of John Sawyer and Sarah Wells, in Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts.1,3,6,7,8,9,4,5,10,11,12 Joshua Woodman and Eunice Sawyer lived after December 1736 in Kingston, Rockingham County, New Hampshire.13,3

Joshua Woodman was a blacksmith in Kingston.4 On 4 November 1762 in Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, Joshua Woodman was mentioned in the will of Deacon Archelaus Woodman.1,4 Joshua Woodman signed the Association Test in 1776 in Kingston, Rockingham County, New Hampshire.2


Military

Joshua Woodman, born 6 June 1708 in Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay, died 04 April 1791 in Kingston, Rockingham, New Hampshire, and his wife Eunice Sawyer are honored by the Daughters of the American Revolution for signing the Association Test in Kingston, New Hampshire..[3]

Death

He left a will on 27 January 1789 in Kingston, Rockingham County, New Hampshire.4 He died on Monday, 4 April 1791 in Kingston, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, at age 82 years, 9 months and 29 days.14,2,3,15,8,4,5

Joshua's gravestone inscription in the Plains Cemetery, Kingston, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, reads:

In Memory of Joshua Woodman who died April 31 1791 in 83rd year of his Age7,4


Family

Children of Joshua Woodman and Eunice Sawyer include:

  1. Joshua Woodman+15,3,4,16 (14 Dec 1736 - 25 Jan 1821)
  2. Eunice Woodman+15,3,2,4,16 (18 May 1738 - 13 Feb 1835)
  3. Captain John Woodman+15,3,2,4 (24 Apr 1740 - 21 Mar 1808)
  4. Moses Woodman2 (18 Oct 1741 - 23 Sep 1742)
  5. Moses Woodman+15,3,2,4,16 (25 Mar 1743 - 1824)
  6. Lt. Samuel Woodman+15,3,2,4,16 (19 Nov 1744 - 10 Jun 1825)
  7. Jonathan Woodman+15,3,2,4,16 (25 Jul 1746 - 9 Apr 1827)
  8. David Woodman+15,3,2,4,16 (4 Dec 1747 - 6 Nov 1840)
  9. Joseph Woodman+15,3,2,4,16 (27 Mar 1749 - 3 Apr 1835)
  10. Hannah Woodman+15,3,2,4,16 (8 Oct 1750 - 10 May 1830)
  11. Sarah Woodman15,3,2,4,16 (28 Jun 1752 - 24 Mar 1838)
  12. Mary Woodman+15,3,2,4,16 (30 Mar 1755 - 29 Oct 1839)
  13. Elizabeth Woodman15,2,16 (4 Dec 1756 - 1 Sep 1758)
  14. Dolly Woodman2 (a 1758 - 24 Aug 1758)
  15. Benjamin Woodman+15,3,2,4,16 (18 Oct 1759 - 6 Oct 1835)

Sources

  1. Massachusetts: Vital Records, 1620-1850 (Online Database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2016). https://www.americanancestors.org/DB190/rd/7768/554/141716835
  2. Massachusetts: Vital Records, 1620-1850 (Online Database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2016). https://www.americanancestors.org/DB190/i/7769/522/141733091
  3. Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Genealogical Research Databases, database online, (http://www.dar.org/ : accessed Junly 2, 2019), "Record of Joshua Woodman", Ancestor # A128609.
  • Hoyt, David W. The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury, Massachusetts, with some Related Families of Newbury, Haverhill, Ipswich, and Hampton, Three Volumes and Supplement in One Volume. volume I (1897). Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1982).

Hosier, Kathleen E.. Kingston, New Hampshire Early Families Patriots & Soldiers. Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1993.

Woodman, J.H.. A List of the Descendants of Mr. Joshua Woodman, who settled at Kingston, N.H., about 1736. Brunswick, Maine: J. Griffin, 1856.

Woodman, John A. Genealogy and History of the Descendants of Mr. Edward Woodman who settled at Ould Newbury Province of Massachusetts Bay in 1635. Ocala, Florida: by author, 1995. Essex Institute. Vital Records of Newbury, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849. Salem, Massachusetts: The Essex Institute, 1911, volume I.

Sawyer, Fred E.. Genealogical Index of the Sawyer Families of New England Prior to 1900. Blackfoot, Idaho: Neves Printing Co., 1983.

DAR. Gravestone Inscriptions in Oldest Cemetery, Kingston, N.H.. Kingston, New Hampshire: DAR, 1929.

Appleton, William S.. Some Descendants of William Sawyer of Newbury, Mass.. Boston: David Clapp & Son, 1891.

Appleton, William S.. "Family of William Sawyer of Newbury", The New England Historical and Genealogical Register volume XXVIII (1874).

Sawyer, Eleanor Grace. Sawyer Families of New England 1636-1900. Camden, Maine: Penobscot Press, 1995.

Emery, Rufus. Genealogical Records of Descendants of John and Anthony Emery. Salem, Massachusetts: Emery Cleaves, 1890.

Hoyt, David W. The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury, Massachusetts, with some Related Families of Newbury, Haverhill, Ipswich, and Hampton, Three Volumes and Supplement in One Volume. volume II (1902). Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1982).

Little, George Thomas. Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine. New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Co., 1909.

Hoyt, David W. The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury, Massachusetts, with some Related Families of Newbury, Haverhill, Ipswich, and Hampton, Three Volumes and Supplement in One Volume. volume III (1916). Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1982).

DAR. Vital Records of Kingston, N.H. 1681-1823. Washington, DC: DAR manuscript, c 1930.

Arseneault, Judith Lane. The Vital Records of Kingston, New Hamphsire 1694-1994. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield Company, 2002.


See also:

  • Find A Grave Memorial# 11032954



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Woodman-713 and Woodman-484 appear to represent the same person because: All material data matches.
posted by Carolyn Adams
Woodman-843 and Woodman-484 appear to represent the same person because: Relative date, same spouse and child
posted by Gregory Rose
Woodman-497 and Woodman-484 appear to represent the same person because: Same wife, same father, same profile. 484 has more accurate data.
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