John Woodson

John Woodson

Male 1739 - 1779

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  • Name  John Woodson 
    Born  1739  , Goochland, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  1779  , Albemarle, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I16460  All Family Connections
    Last Modified  23 May 2007 

    Family  Elizabeth Bailey,   b. 1736, , Goochland, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1783, , Albemarle, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  24 Dec 1754  , Goochland, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Susannah Woodson,   b. 11 Feb 1756, , Goochland, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1779, , Albemarle, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Tarlton Woodson,   b. 22 Mar 1758, , Goochland, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1795, , Albemarle, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Sarah Woodson,   b. Abt 1760,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  16 Aug 2008 
    Family ID  F5148  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • In 1769 John Woodson, of Goochland County, Virginia, bought land on the head waters of Ivy Creek. He departed this life in 1779. His wife's name was Elizabeth, and his children were Tarleton, Susan, the wife of Micajah Wheeler, and Sarah, the wife of John Everett. Tarleton is believed to have married Annis, daughter of Augustine Shepherd, and his children were Tarleton, Augustine and Prior. Prior married Josephine Abell, and was the father of John, who recently died on or near the same land his ancestor had purchased more than a century and a quarter before.

      John Woodson of Albemarle Co. Wife Elizabeth Woodson is loaned during her natural life two negroes Jupiter and Ursula, household furniture and stock, the plantation whereon we now live. Son Tarleton Woodson, negro woman Sarah with her two children and all her future increase, one negro Jupiter at the decease of my wife; also land whereon we now live. Daughter Susannah Wheeler is loaned one negro woman Ursula with her three children & all future increase and at my said daughter's death the above named ursula with all her increase to my daughter's children to be equally divided to them. At the decease of my wife my household furniture and stock and other utensils to be equally divided between my two children above mentioned. To my kinsman Pleasant Bailey Oglesby 200 acres of land in Fluvanna County on the waters of the Byrd. Son Tarleton Woodson, my son-in-law Micajah Wheeler & Augustine Shepherd Executors. Witnesses: Robert Lague, Anna ---(X)___Wheeler, Annis ---(X)___Woodson. Dated June 18, 1779. Recd. Nov. Crt. 1779. Ibid. page 383.

      Source: Ancestry World Tree Project: Contact Unknown; http://awtc.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=*v138t1861&id=I02607

  • Sources 
    1. [S412] Douglas Register, Goochland Co., VA, W. Mac. Jones, editor, (Richmond, Virginia: J. W. Fergusson & Sons, 1928.), 54. (Reliability: 3).

      Bailey, Eliz: & John Woodson, both in this parish Dec. 24 1754 p. 1.