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Henry Woodward

Birthdate: (78)
Birthplace: Muchworton, Lancashire, England
Death: Died in Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Woodworth and Elizabeth Woodworth
Husband of Elizabeth Woodward and Abigail Woodward
Father of Freeman Woodward; Freedom Strong; Experience Pomeroy; Thankful Taylor; John Woodward and 1 other
Brother of Janed Woodworth; Alice Woodworth; John Woodworth; William Woodward; Ellen Woodward and 3 others

Occupation: Accident at Upper Grist Mill caused death, physician, "liscenced to keep ordinary and sell wines and liquors", Doctor
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About Dr. Henry Woodward

Find A Grave Memorial# 55335441; http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=55335441

Henry Woodward

  • Birth: Mar. 22, 1607 in Lancashire, England
  • Death: Apr. 7, 1685 in Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
  • He may be the Henry Woodward baptized on Mar 22,1606/7 at Childwell, Co.Lancashire, England,
  • son of Thomas Woodward and Elizabeth Tysen/Tynen Woodward.
  • Children:
    • Experience Woodward Pomeroy, Freedom Woodward Strong, Thankful Woodward Taylor, and John Woodward.
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  • Spouse: Elizabeth Woodward (____ - 1690)
  • Children:
    • Freedom Woodward Strong (____ - 1681)*
    • Thankful Woodward Taylor (____ - 1724)*
    • Experience Woodward Pomeroy (1643 - 1686)*
    • John Woodward (1647 - 1724)
  • Burial: Unknown

Henry came to America aboard the Diana before 1624.

REFN: 1666

Henry Woodward, a physician, arrived in Dorcester, MA from England on the "James" (Captain Taylor) in 1635. he served as a constable in Dorcester MA. He moved to Northampton, MA in 1659. He was one of the founders of

the Church in Northampton. He served as a tithing-man there. He was killed either in a grist mill accident or by lightning on April 7, 1685 in Northampton.


Henry Woodward came with his wife to be Elizabeth to Dorchester, Mass. in the ship James in 1635. He removed with his family to Northampton, Mass. in 1659 where he was a founder of the first church.

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Dr. Henry Woodward's Timeline

March 22, 1607
Muchworton, Lancashire, England
March 22, 1607
Childwell, Lancashire, England
March 22, 1607
All Saints,Childwell,Lancashire,Eng
March 22, 1607
All Saints, Childwell, Lancashire, Eng
May 22, 1607
All Saints, Childwell, Lancashire, England
Age 27
From England to America on the ship "James"
July 1642
Age 35
Dorchester, Massachusetts Bay Colony
July 1642
Age 35
Dorchester (Present Boston), (Present Suffolk County), Massachusetts Bay Colony
November 10, 1643
Age 36
Dorchester (within present Boston), Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony