Lieutenant John Woodman

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John Woodman

Birthdate: (76)
Birthplace: England
Death: April 24, 1713 (72-80)
Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island
Place of Burial: Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island
Immediate Family:

Son of John Woodman; John Woodman; Elizabeth Woodman and Elizabeth Briggs
Husband of Hannah Woodman
Father of Hannah Howland; John Woodman; Elizabeth Cornell Woodman; Rebecca James; Edith Church and 3 others
Brother of Sarah Sisson (Woodman); Elizabeth Pierce and Edith Wilbore

Occupation: Cordwainer (a worker in cordovan leather, a shoemaker)
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About Lieutenant John Woodman


Circa 1663- Arrived in Newport, RI.

1682, 84, 86- Deputy Clerk of the General Assembly.

1685-86: General Treasurer.

1687- Overseer of the Poor.

1691-94: Moved to Little Compton, RI.

1696-1713: Town Clerk of Little Compton, RI.

Both he and his wife, Hannah, are buried in the Woodman cemetery on the East side of the Main Road, Little Compton, RI, which was the site of the homestead farm.

This John was not the son of Edward and Joanna Salway Woodman. That John was b abt 1634 and died September 17, 1706 in Dover, New Hampshire and was married to a Mary Field.

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Lieutenant John Woodman's Timeline

Age 41
Portsmouth, Newport County, Rhode Island, United States
June 27, 1679
Age 42
Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Age 45
September 7, 1685
Age 48
Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, USA
January 10, 1689
Age 52
Little Compton, New Plymouth Colony
April 24, 1713
Age 76
Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island