Name: Henry Woodward
Given Name: Henry
Change Date: 26 Aug 2006
Birth: ABT 1710
WOODWARD, HENRY, age 49, 27-30 March 1758, stated that about 17 years ago his father John WOODWARD.., and when the deponent was asked who were his mother and grandmother, answered that he always understood that his mother was the daughter of Gerrard BROWN, and that she first married Richard NEWTON, by whom she had three sons, the eldest of which was named John, and that after the death of the said Richard, she m. John WOODWARD, and that his grandmother was the widow of Gerrard BROWN, and after the said Brown's death she m. Dr. John CORNISH, and he further stated that his mother had been dead about 23 years, and his father about 14 years; CHLR H#3 52:432. Age 52, 11 Aug. 1760; CHLR K#3 1760-1762 54:4. Age 52, 23 May 1761; CHLR K#3 1760-1762 54:223. Age 52, 13 April 1761, mentioned Jno. WARD, Sr, William WARD and Leonard MILSTEAD; CHLR K#3 1760-1762 54:298. Age 53, 8 Nov. 1762; CHLR M#3, 1762-1764 56:123. Age 60, 5 Aug. 1768; CHLR Q#3 60:258. Age 66, dep. made between 11 July 1772 end 6 Oct. 1772; CHLR U#3:164.
554 Joseph Woodward-15 Sep 1752-Joseph Woodward, John Woodward nearest kin, Susanna Woodward Exex
WOODWARD, JOHN, Charles Co. 9 Aug, 1766; 13 Sep, 1767
To wife Catherine Woodward, extx, and to her all my estate.
To dau. Mary Risen, tract whereon she now lives, 18 acres and called the "Land of Ease"; also 34 acres adjoining being part of tract called 'Hudsons Disappointment" being all that which lies on that side of the branch called the 'Long Pen" next to her; also Negro woman Beck. And that day she the said Mary Risen shall offer to sell the said land it shall become the inheritance of my dau. Violetta.
To dau. Violetta McPherson all the rest of my land being tract of 50 acres called Molley's Chance ' and remainder part of
Hudson's Disappointment," being 53 acres whereon my house and plantation is.
To granddau. Sarah McPherson Negro girl Terra, Negro boy Lewis, cow, furniture.
Remainder of estate to be divided between my other two daus., Sarah Harrison and Lovereta Young, and my son in law, William Matthews and his sister Anne Brauletta(?).
Wit: John Risin, Anne Shocklet.
Anne Shaklet said she saw John Woodward sign the will. Depositions taken at the request of William Risen who married Mary one of the daus. of the deceased and Joseph Mcferson who married Violetta another dau. of the deceased, after having given due and timely notice to Joseph Harrison and George Young who married Sarah and Lucretia the other daus. of the deceased. 36. 35
173: John Woodward-20 Apr 1768-kin Sarah Harrison & Mary Risen-William Risen & Joseph McPherson Admrs
455 Samuel Woodward-25 May 1797-Posey Maddox & Dorothy Posey kin-Anne Woodward Exex
Father: John Woodward b: ABT 1675
Mother: Jane Brown b: ABT 1674 in Charles County, MD