Michael Woods, Sr. (1684 - 1762) MP

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Birthplace: Dunshanglin Castle, Dunshanglin, Meath, Ireland
Death: Died in Mt. Plains, Blair Park, Albemarie, Virginia
Managed by: Ofir Friedman
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About Michael Woods, Sr.

Emigrated to America with wife and family c. 1720

Came to America, first settled in Pennsylvania, later founded estate in Virginia called "Blair Park"

burial site: Mount Plains, later renamed Blair Park

-See Overview: Sarah Ann Buster Chastain

-Abundant information available at Early Virginia Settlers websites. Many items on Ancestry.com history search (free) for Woods, Wallace, McDowell, and others.

Led his party through mountain gap which received his name, Wood's Gap. Later it was renamed Jarman Gap and has a historical marker to commemorate it. Many other structures and sites still exist to preserve the area history.

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links:

http://www.familypursuit.com/genealogy/woods_michael/michael-woods-b.1684-d.1762-1

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=40417373

http://genforum.genealogy.com/woods/messages/4982.html

http://www.wheeler-roots.org/getperson.php?personID=I3525&tree=001

http://www.thetracyfamilyhistory.net/Ci_31_Blair_Park.htm

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Michael Woods, Sr.'s Timeline

1684
1684
Dunshanglin Castle, Dunshanglin, Meath, Ireland
1684
Ulster, Ireland
1704
December, 1704
Age 20
Scotland
1706
February 11, 1706
Age 22
Dunshanglin Castle, Meath, Ireland
May 11, 1706
Age 22
Dunshanglin, Meath, Ireland
May 11, 1706
Age 22
Meath, Meath, Ireland
1708
1708
Age 24
Meath, Dunshanglin Castle, Ireland
1708
Age 24
Meath, Dunshanglin Casle, Ireland
1710
1710
Age 26
Meath, Dunshanglin Castle, Ireland
1711
February 19, 1711
Age 27
Dunshanglin, Meath, Dunshanglin Castle, Ireland