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Capt. John Wood, Sr.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Littleton, Middlesex Co, Ma
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Wood and Ann Wood
Husband of isabel Wood and Isabel Wood
Father of Ebenezer Wood; Paul Wood; Mary Wood; Hannah Bailey; Capt. John Wood and 12 others
Brother of Mary Chute; Ann Plummer; Ruth Lunt; Josiah Wood, Sr; Samuel Wood and 5 others

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About Capt. John Wood, Sr.

JOHN WOOD, the second child of THOMAS and ANNE HUNT WOOD was born November 2, 1656 in Rowley, Massachusetts. JOHN WOOD married ISABELLE HAZEN of Rowley on January 15, 1680. They settled in Bradford and in 1726 moved to Littleton, Massachusetts


. John was a Captain during the King Philip's War. .This was the last serious effort from the Natives to repell the colonists.


JOHN WOOD was born November 2, 1656 in Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts; he died March 7 1729 in Littleton, Massachusetts. He was the son of Thomas Wood and Ann Hunt. He married on January 15, 1680, ISABELL HAZEN of Rowley, daughter of Edward Hazen and Hannah (Grant) Hazen. She was born July 21, 1662 in Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts, and died after 1726.

John Wood settled in Bradford, Massachusetts, which had been called Rowley. Later he removed from Bradford to Littleton, Massachusetts. He was, according to records of Sons of American Revolution, Captain of a Military Company, and was in King Philip's War. King Philip's War of 1675-1676 (also known as Metacom's Rebellion) marked the last major effort by the Indians of southern New England to drive out the English settlers. For more information on King Philip's War, one of the most devastating wars fought in America, you can visit the following websites:

   The Pilgrim Hall Museum section on King Philip's War
   The "Founding Fathers" website's section on King Philip's War
   the Houghton Mifflin "Readers Companion to American History" article on King Philip's War
   The u-s-history.com article on King Philip's War 

Children of John Wood and Isabell Hazen are:

   John Wood (1), born January 08, 1680 in Rowley, Essex County,Massachusetts; died between 1680 - 1682.
   Hannah Wood, born January 12, 1681 in Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts; died March 03, 1732 in Bradford, Massachusetts. She married James Bailey July 14, 1702.
   John Wood (2), born February 13, 1684 in Bradford, Essex County, Massachusetts; died February 13, 1753. He married Sarah Kimball.
   Priscilla Wood, born August 27, 1686 in Bradford, Essex County, Massachusetts; died between 1764-1780. She married Daniel Tenney.
   Edward Wood, born September 07, 1689 in Bradford, Essex County, Massachusetts; died 1762. He married Experience Abell. [Another researcher gives Edward's wife as Mary Spofford (b. 15 June 1692 in Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts; died 26 December 1779), married on 23 December 1713. Experience Abell is listed as his brother, Thomas's wife.]
   Thomas Wood, born November 28, 1691 in Bradford, Essex County, Massachusetts; died after 1764.
   Samuel Wood, born November 18, 1693 in Bradford, Essex County, Massachusetts; died November 03, 1778. He married Ruth Kimball on January 26, 1749.
   Joseph Wood, born May 05, 1696 in Bradford, Essex County, Massachusetts; died February 07, 1766 in Windham, Connecticut. He married Hannah Carrier.
   Ebenezer Wood, born May 08, 1698 in Bradford, Essex County, Massachusetts; died Bet. 1737 - 1789 in Norwich, Connecticut. He married Mary Rudd.
   Abigail Wood, born December 14, 1700 in Bradford, Essex County, Massachusetts. She married Joseph Tenney on February 14, 1723.
   Bethiah Wood, born January 19, 1703 in Bradford, Essex County, Massachusetts; died April 03, 1769 in Salisbury, Massachusetts. She married John Bingham on February 08, 1721.
   Richard Wood, born January 30, 1706 in Bradford, Essex County, Massachusetts. He married Sarah Rolf.
   Joshiah Wood, born April 05, 1708 in Bradford, Essex County, Massachusetts; died Aft. 1767. He married Eleanor.

louismbelladded this on 16 Apr 2011 ElizabethRosenackeroriginally submitted this to Smith Family Tree on 3 Mar 2009


Will of John Wood of Hartlip, Kent

Source : Archdeaconry of Canterbury, PRC17/89/30c Submitted by Mary Connaughton In the name of God Amen I John Wood of Hartlip in the County of Kent being in perfect Mind and Memory do make my last Will and Testament in manner following First I commend my soul to Almighty God my Gracious Creator hoping to be saved by and through the Merrits of my Saviour Jesus Christ my body I leave to be decently buried at the discretion of my Executors hereinafter named

Item I give to my son Richard Wood and Adam Ruck of Hartlip as in Trust for my said son Richard Mary John Paule and Joseph Wood, all my Linnen Woollen pewter Brass plate and all my personal Estate whatsoever they paying my debts Funeral Expences And preving? for my Three sons John Paule and Joseph so as to put them out as Apprentices to such trades as they shall like and making provision for Cloathing my above said Three sons during their Apprentiship and after these Expences are paid my Will and Meaning is that the overplus if any, be equally divided between my said sons and daughter, they first paying and allowing the above Adam Ruck five pound for his trouble in acting as Trustee

and I do hereby make the abovesaid Richard Wood and Adam Ruck my Executors of this my last will and Testament In witness whereof I the said John Wood have hereunto set my hand and seal this fourth day of July Anno domini 1732 John Wood signed sealed published and declared by the said Testator to be his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who subscribed our Names in the presence of the said Testator Hester Gaskyn & Thomas Brook

The above written Will – was proved the 10th day of October 1733 before Mr Charles North Batchelor of Law surrogate to the Worshipful George Lee ---- -- --- official general to the Reverend Archdeacon of Canterbury lawfully constituted by the Oaths of Richard Wood and Adam Ruck executors therein named they being sworne well and truly to performe the same.


Info ref.: < http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=104529461 >, Capt. John Wood, Find A Grave Memorial# 104529461

John was a Captain during the King Philip's War 1675–78.

.This was the last serious effort from the Natives to repell the colonists.




            
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Capt. John Wood, Sr.'s Timeline

1656
March 2, 1656
Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts
1678
May 1678
Age 22
1680
January 20, 1680
Age 23
Fishkill, Dutchess County, Province of New York
1683
February 13, 1683
Age 26
Framingham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1684
February 13, 1684
Age 27
Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
1686
August 27, 1686
Age 30
Bradford, Essex County, Dominion of New England
1689
September 7, 1689
Age 33
Bradford, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
1691
November 28, 1691
Age 35
Bradford, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
1692
May 5, 1692
Age 36
Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States