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Mary Woody (Lindley)

Birthplace: New Garden, Chester Co, PA
Death: Died in Orange County, North Carolina, United States
Place of Burial: Snow Camp, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of James Lindley, "The Immigrant" and Eleanor Jones
Wife of John Woody, III
Mother of Eleanor Woody; Mary Woody; Hannah Woody; Robert Woody, Sr; James Wood and 6 others
Sister of Thomas Lindley; Rachel Lindley; James Lindley; Robert Lindley; Margery Hadley and 8 others
Half sister of Sarah Jane Jones

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About Mary Woody

D.A.R. Book gives Mary Laughlin and four of her daughters as Patriotic Heroines.


Birth: Sep. 4, 1717 New Garden Chester County Pennsylvania, USA Death: May 21, 1795 Orange County North Carolina, USA

The daughter of James Lindley and Eleanor Parke of County Carlow, Ireland.

Mary was a Quaker and according to the New Garden Monthly Meeting minutes, Chester Co, PA pg, 280-282, Mary was disowned by the Quakers for marrying out of unity, ( marrying a non Quaker). Apparently, her husband John converted to the Religious Society of Friends (commonly known as Quakers) upon moving to North Carolina where he and his wife found a local community willing to accept them into the fold.

They had the following children: Eleanor, Hannah, Mary, Robert, James, Samuel, Joshua, Joseph, William, Ruth, and John IV.

Family links:

 James Lindley (1681 - 1726)
 Eleanor Parke Lindley Jones (1684 - 1736)

 John W. Woody (1715 - 1762)*
 James Woody (1744 - 1822)*
 Joseph Woody (1748 - 1815)*
 Ruth Woody Thompson (1751 - 1810)*
 John W Woody (1758 - 1842)*

 William Lindly (____ - 1726)**
 Thomas Lindley (1706 - 1781)*
 Mary Lindley Woody (1717 - 1795)
 Sarah Jane Jones Jones (1732 - 1801)**
  • Calculated relationship
    • Half-sibling

Inscription: John W. Woody and Wife. Pioneer Settlers and Parents of the Woody Family South.

Burial: Spring Monthly Meeting Cemetery Snow Camp Alamance County North Carolina, USA

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Mary Woody's Timeline

September 4, 1717
New Garden, Chester Co, PA
May 23, 1739
Age 21
Hartford Co, MD
October 23, 1740
Age 23
Baltimore, MD
Age 22
Rutherford, North Carolina
November 8, 1742
Age 25
Baltimore, Maryland
September 29, 1744
Age 27
Baltimore, Baltimore County, Province of Maryland, (Present USA)
Age 28
Baltimore, MD, USA
Age 30
Baltimore, MD, USA
Age 32
St George Parish, Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Age 36