Capt. John Atwood

Is your surname Atwood?

Research the Atwood family

Capt. John Atwood's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!


John Atwood

Also Known As: "John Wood alias Atwood", "Johanem Wood", "Johann at Wode", "Johanen Atwood"
Birthplace: London, Middlesex, England
Death: Died in Portsmouth, Aquidneck Island (Present Newport County), Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
Immediate Family:

Son of John "the Leather Seller" Wood and Joan Atwood
Husband of Sarah Atwood
Father of Col. Thomas Wood; Sarah Fallowell; Abigail Leonard; John Wood or Atwood; Deacon Nathaniel Atwood and 2 others
Brother of Henry Wood; Philip Atwood; Stephen Atwood; William Atwood; Johanna Atwood and 2 others

Managed by: Private User
Last Updated:

About Capt. John Atwood

John Atwood came to America and lived in Lynn and then Saugus, Massachusetts. He returned to England for a short while and came back to Hopewell, Mass in 1635. He served as the Governor assistant in 1638.

John had a land grant of 100 acres near Lakeham, Mass. That was the early name for Carver. It was bounded by Middleboro and Plymouth. It's believed he's buried in the cemetery overlooking the village.

view all 36

Capt. John Atwood's Timeline

December 14, 1614
(St. Martin's) Sanderstead, Surrey, England
December 14, 1614
Sanderstead, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
December 24, 1614
London, Middlesex, England
December 24, 1614
St Martin,London,England
December 24, 1614
St Martin-in-the-Field, Westminister, Middlesex,england
December 24, 1614
London, England
December 24, 1614
St Martin,In The Field,London,England
December 26, 1614
St Martins,Middlesex,England
London, Middlesex, England