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Samuel Woollard (Woolard)

Birthplace: Richmond County, Virginia
Death: before January 1787
Richmond County, Virginia
Immediate Family:

Son of John Woollard, Jr. and Martha Ann Woollard
Husband of Mary Ann Woollard
Father of John Woollard; Elizabeth Smith; Ann Crow; Eleanor Dunaway; Sarah "Sallie" Yager and 4 others
Brother of Isaac Woolard; Joseph Woollard; John Woolard; William Woollard and Ann Smith

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About Samuel Woollard

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA. DAR Ancestor # A002789

9 slaves at death


From Richmond Co. VA, Will Book 7, p 535

Last Will & Testament Dated 1786; proved 1 Jan 1787[1]

  • my loving wife Mary Ann Woollard
  • negro boys Ned and Daniel
  • to my son John Woollard
  • to my son Samuel Woollard ... land I bought of my brother John Woollard
  • to my son William Jesper Woollard... my negro boy Joe
  • to my daughter Elizabeth Smith... my negro girl Jane and her increase
  • to my daughter Ann Woollard negro girl Sarah and her increase [except that Sarah being of the family that is attempting to buy their freedom; if they succeed, Ann to choose among his other slaves
  • to my daughter Eleanor Woollard my negro girl Sinah and her increase
  • to my daughter Mary Ann Woollard.. my negroe girl Fanny and her increase
  • to my daughter Hannah Woollard .. my negroe girl Lettice and her increase
  • to my daughter Sarah Woollard... one negro boy George

Slaves owned by Samuel Woollard Extracted from probate:

  1. Smith, John & Woollard, Elizabeth. b 10 April 1781; Samuel WOOLLARD (sec); bride was born 4 Oct 1765, a dau of Sam (d RC 1786) & Mary Ann WOOLLARD of NFP .... Headley, Robert K. Married Well and Often: Marriages of the Northern Neck of Virginia, 1649-1800. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2003. Page 323.
    • Will of Samuel Woollard, North Farnham Parish, signed 1786, recorded 1 Jan 1787.
    • Wife Mary Anne; son John, son Samuel, son William Jesper, daughters Elizabeth Smith, Anne, Eleanor, Mary Anne, Hannah, and Sarah.
    • And the following marriage in Richmond County, Virginia:Thomas Dunaway and Eleanor Woollard, bond 23 July 1789.Consent by Mary Ann Woollard, mother of the bride (indicating that Eleanor was under the age of 21).Bondsman was John Woollard (perhaps the brother of Eleanor).
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Samuel Woollard's Timeline

December 25, 1735
Richmond County, Virginia
July 28, 1763
Age 27
Richmond County, Virginia
October 4, 1765
Age 29
November 9, 1769
Age 33
Richmond County, Virginia
Age 35
Richmond County, Virginia
February 11, 1778
Age 42
Richmond County, Virginia, United States
Age 43
Richmond, Virginia
January 1787
Age 51
Richmond County, Virginia