Michael Woods, of "Blair Park"

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Michael Woods, of "Blair Park"

Birthdate: (78)
Birthplace: Dunshanglin Castle, Dunshanglin, Meath, Ireland
Death: June 11, 1762 (78)
Mt. Plains, Blair Park, Albemarle County, Virginia, Colonial America
Place of Burial: Blair Park Plantation Cemetery, Crozet, Albemarle County, Virginia
Immediate Family:

Son of John Andrew Woods and Elizabeth Woods
Husband of Lady Mary Margaret Woods and Mary Woods
Father of Margaret Wallace; Archibald Woods; Michael Woods, Jr.; Hannah Woods; Col. John Woods and 7 others

Managed by: Ofir Friedman
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About Michael Woods, of "Blair Park"

Michael Woods was the son of John Woods and Elizabeth Woods, and husband of Mary Campbell.

He 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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Disconnected from John Wood & Elizabeth Worsop as parents June 2017

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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


possible hometown of Meath, Ireland middle name of Marion birth place Dunshaughlin Castle, Meath, Ireland parents: John Andrew Woods, Elizabeth Worsop Woods

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Michael Woods, of "Blair Park"'s Timeline

1684
1684
Dunshanglin Castle, Dunshanglin, Meath, Ireland
1684
Ulster, Ireland
1706
May 11, 1706
Age 22
Dunshanglin, Meath, Ireland
May 11, 1706
Age 22
Meath, Dunshanglin Casle, Ireland
1710
1710
Age 26
Meath, Leinster, Ireland
1712
February 19, 1712
Age 28
Dublin, Meath, Ireland, Eire
1713
1713
Age 29
Ireland
1714
1714
Age 30
Meath, Meath, Ireland