(Reverend) John Woodbridge

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John Woodbridge, VIII

Birthdate: (39)
Birthplace: Killingworth, Middlesex County, Connecticut Colony, (Present USA)
Death: Died in West Springfield, Hampshire County (Present Hampden County), Province of Massachusetts, (Present USA)
Place of Burial: West Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Rev. John Woodbridge and Abigail Woodbridge (Leete)
Husband of Jemina Woodbridge (Elliot) and (Unknown) Woodbridge (Wheeler)
Father of Abigail Woodbridge; John Woodbridge, IX; Jemima Woodbridge; Hon. Joseph Woodbridge; Timothy Woodbridge and 2 others
Brother of Mercy Ruggles; Reverend Ephraim Woodbridge; Benjamin Woodbridge and Abigail Woodbridge

Occupation: First Minister of West Springfield, MA
Managed by: Private User
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About (Reverend) John Woodbridge

Title Rev.

Birth 10 Jun 1678 Killingworth, Middlesex, Connecticut [2, 3]

Gender Male

Graduation 1694 [1]

Fact Jun 1698 Ordained the first minister of West Springfield [1]

Died 10 Jun 1718 [1, 2, 3]

Person ID I62562 Main Tree

Father John WOODBRIDGE, b. 1644, Andover, Essex Co., Massachusetts, d. 13 Nov 1691, Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut

Relationship Natural

Mother Abigail LEETE, b. 1648, Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, d. Between 09 Feb 1710 and 1711, Simsbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut

Relationship Natural

Married 26 Oct 1671 Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut

Family ID F10911 Group Sheet

Family Jemima ELLIOT, b. 14 Nov 1679, Guilford, Massachusetts

Married 14 Nov 1699 Guilford, Connecticut [2, 3]


1. Jahleel WOODBRIDGE, b. 11 Dec 1704, d. 27 Apr 1705, West Springfield, Massachusetts

2. Joseph WOODBRIDGE, b. Between 10 Feb 1706 and 1707, West Springfield, Massachusetts, d. 03 Aug 1796, Stockbridge, Massachusetts

3. Timothy WOODBRIDGE, b. Between 27 Feb 1708 and 1709, West Springfield, Massachusetts. d. 11 May 1775, West Springfield, Massachusetts

4. Benjamin WOODBRIDGE, b. Between 04 Feb 1710 and 1711, West Springfield, Massachusetts, d. Between 23 Mar 1710 and 1711, West Springfield, Massachusetts

5. Benjamin WOODBRIDGE, b. 12 Jun 1712, West Springfield, Massachusetts, d. 24 Dec 1785, Woodbridge, New Haven Co., Connecticut

6. Jemima WOODBRIDGE, b. 30 Jun 1706

7. John WOODBRIDGE, b. 25 Dec 1702, West Springfield, Massachusetts, d. 10 Sep 1783, South Hadley, Massachusetts

8. Abigail WOODBRIDGE, b. 22 Dec 1700


  1. A Genealogical Register of the First Settlers of New England 1620-1675 by John Farmer.
  2. Royal Families Americans of Royal and Noble Ancestry: Vol. One Governor Thomas Dudley and Descendants through Five Generations by Marston Watson.
  3. The History of the Descendants of John Dwight of Dedham, Massachusetts, Benjamin W.Dwight, (A Heritage Classic - Heritage Books).

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Graduated from Harvard in 1694. Was killed by a falling tree on his 40th birthday.



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(Reverend) John Woodbridge's Timeline

October 22, 1678
Killingworth, Middlesex County, Connecticut Colony, (Present USA)
December 20, 1700
Age 22
Springfield, Hampshire County (Present Hampden County), Province of Massachusetts, (Present USA)
December 25, 1702
Age 24
Springfield, Hampshire County (Present Hampden County), Province of Massaachusetts, (Present USA)
December 11, 1704
Age 26
June 30, 1706
Age 27
Springfield, Hampshire County (Present Hampden County), Province of Massachusetts, (Present USA)
February 10, 1707
Age 28
West Springfield, Hampden, MA
February 27, 1709
Age 30
Province of Connecticut, (Present USA)