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Margaret (Woodward) Andrews (1656 - aft. 1723)

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Margaret Andrews formerly Woodward
Born in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Baymap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 20 Oct 1672 in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Baymap
Descendants descendants
Died after in Scarborough, Cumberland, Massachusetts Baymap
Profile last modified 7 Feb 2020 | Created 15 Jun 2014
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Margaret Woodward was born on 24 Feb 1655/56 in Boston, Massachusetts, the daughter of Ezekial Woodward and Ann Beamsley.[1][2][3][4]

Margaret married William Andrews on 21 Oct 1672 in Ipswich, Massachusetts.[1][5][6] They had the following children:[4][7]

  • William;
  • John;
  • Ezekiel;
  • Elizabeth infancy;
  • Margaret m.Gott;
  • Elizabeth m.Norwood;
  • Abigail m.Butler;
  • Rachel m.Story;
  • Merriam;
  • Patience;
  • Jonathan;
  • Solomon.

Margaret died after Jan 1723 in Scarborough, Maine[8] at the home of her son, Jonathan, and his wife Sarah Smith.[4]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Ferris, Mary Walton, “Dawes-Gates Ancestral Lines: A Memorial Volume Containing the American Ancestry of Rufus R. Dawes.” Accessed at HathiTrust, vol. 1, pg. 672.
  2. "Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,", Operations, Inc., 2011, Provo, UT, USA.
  3. "The New England Historical & Genealogical Register, 1847-2011,", Operations, Inc., 2011, Provo, UT, USA.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2The Descendants of Lieut. John Andrews of Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts” by Betty Andrews Storey, 2009. Accessed online 1 Jul 2018, pages 19-22.
  5. "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 5 November 2017), Andrews and Margrett Woodward, 21 Oct 1672; citing Marriage, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, town clerk offices, Massachusetts; FHL microfilm 877,468.
  6. "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910," database, FamilySearch ( : 9 February 2018), W Andrews and Margrett Woodward, 21 Oct 1672; citing reference 98; FHL microfilm 877,468.
  7. "North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000," online database linked to "History of the Andrews Family: A Genealogy of Robert Andrews, and his descendants, 1635 to 1890";, Operations, Inc., 2016, Provo, UT, USA. Page 76.
  8. Find A Grave, database and images: accessed 03 July 2018, memorial page for Margaret Woodward Andrews (24 Feb 1655–Jan 1723), Find A Grave Memorial no. 144602130; Maintained by ACSwanson (contributor 47094290).

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Woodard-68 and Woodward-2103 appear to represent the same person because: Could we not go with Woodward as the spelling?
posted by K E
I have merged these two duplicate profiles for you. Now it needs tidying up. For help on GEDCOM cleanup, please check this link for additional help.


posted by M. (Stewart) H.

Margaret is 17 degrees from Danielle Liard, 10 degrees from Jack London and 13 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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