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John [Ferris] Woodson, Sr.[1]

Male Est 1658 - 1716  (~ 58 years)


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  • Name John [Ferris] Woodson 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born Est 1658  Curles, Varina Parish, Henrico Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1716  Henrico Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Mentioned in his Father's Will in 1729
    Person ID I6013  My Reynolds Line
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2019 

    Father Robert (Potato Hole) Woodson, Sr.,   b. Est 1634, Fleur De Hundred, Prince George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1716, Henrico Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Mother Sarah Elizabeth Ferris,   b. Est 1630, Henrico Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1689, Henrico Co., Virginia Colony Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Married Est 1656 
    • Children of Robert Woodson and Elizabeth Ferris are:
      John Woodson, born Abt 1658 in Curles, Henrico County, VA; died 1715 in Henrico Co., VA.
      Robert Woodson, born Abt 1660 in Curles, Henrico County, VA18; died February 1728/29 in Curles, Henrico County, VA19. He married (1) Sarah Lewis. He married (2) Rachel Watkins.
      More About Robert Woodson:
      February 1728/29, Will probated in Henrico County, VA20
      Richard Woodson, born Abt 1662 in Curles, Henrico County, VA; died Abt 1722 in Henrico County, VA.
      Joseph Woodson, born Abt 1664 in Curles, Henrico County, VA; died October 27, 1735.
      Benjamin Woodson, born Abt 1664 in Curles, Henrico County, VA; died August 1723 in Henrico County, VA.
      Sarah Woodson, born Abt 1668 in Curles, Henrico Co., VA.
      Elizabeth Woodson, born Abt 1670 in Curles, Henrico Co., VA.
      Judith Woodson, born Abt 1673 in Curles, Henrico Co., VA.
      Mary Woodson, born Abt 1678 in Curles, Henrico Co., VA; died Aft 1744.
    Family ID F2392  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Judith Tarlton/Tarleton,   b. Est 1670, Varina Parish, Henrico Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown, Henrico Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married
    • Children Of John and Judith Tarleton Woodson
      Col. Tarleton Sr. WOODSON(1681 - 4 Dec 1761)
      Robert WOODSON(1686 - bef 17 Jun 1729)
      Judith WOODSON(1692 - 1727)
      Elizabeth WOODSON(1694 - )
      John Jr. WOODSON(abt 1680 - 21 May 1754)
      Stephen WOODSON(abt 1696 - 18 jan 1734/35)
      Jacob WOODSON(1699 - 5 Aug 1728)
      Josiah WOODSON(abt 1702 - bef 16 Nov 1736)
    Children 
    +1. Stephen [Tarlton] Woodson,   b. Est 1690, Virginia Colony Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F2393  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    GOOCHLAND COUNTY VIRGINIA WILLS AND DEEDS 1736-1742
    GOOCHLAND COUNTY VIRGINIA WILLS AND DEEDS 1736-1742
    _Goochland Wills & Deeds1736-1742.pdf
    WILLIAM AND MARY QUARTERLY Vol 9, No 1 Jul 1900  Giles Carter
    WILLIAM AND MARY QUARTERLY Vol 9, No 1 Jul 1900 Giles Carter
    WmAndMaryQuarterly-1900-07.pdf
    1699 Quaker Record shows Henry Watkins, John Woodson and others
    1699 Quaker Record shows Henry Watkins, John Woodson and others
    QuakerMin1699HenryWatkinsJnWoodson.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S134] U. S. Archives, http://archive.org/stream/jstor-1915487/1915487_djvu.txt.
      John, the son of Robert, married Judith Tarleton, daughter of Stephen Tarleton. Had sons, Tarleton, John, Robert, Jacob, Josiah and Stephen; and daughters Judith, married Stephen Cox; Elizabeth, to Joseph Pleasants, of Pickanocka.

      John Woodson, from Dorsetshire, his wife from Devonshire, came to Virginia with Sir John Harvey, as surgeon to a company of soldiers,
      in the year 1625. Had sons born in Virginia, Robert and John. Robert married Elizabeth Ferris, daughter of Richard Ferris, of Curies, in Henrico county. He had sons, John, Richard, Robert, Joseph and Benjamin; also daughters, Sarah, married to Edward Mosby; Elizabeth to William Lewis; Mary to George Payne, and Judith to William Cannon. John Woodson came to Virginia in the George, which left England January 29, 1619, bearing the new Governor, Sir George Yardley, and about one hundred passengers. This ship brought the orders of the company for a free government in Virginia. See Hotten's Emigrants to America and Brown's First Republic. ? Editor.

    2. [S145] Virginia County Records, http://www.ancestraltrackers.net/va/resources/virginia-county-records-v9-10.pdf.
      Page 18
      Virginia County Records
      "Conveyance from John Woodson, Sr. carpenter of the County and Parish of Henrico. to William Randolph of same place, of 1800 acres of land, Judith, the wife of John Woodson, gives her consent to the sale. 30 Mar 1689.
      Conveyance from John Woodson, carpenter of the County and Parish of Henrico, of 200 acres of land to Benjamin Hatcher of the same place. Judith, wife of John Woodson, gives her consent to the sale. 30 Mar 1689