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Family of John Andrew WOODS and Elizabeth WOODS

Husband: John Andrew WOODS (1654-1723)
Wife: Elizabeth WOODS (1656-1741)
Children: James WOODS (1673-1756)
Michael WOODS (1684-1762)
Elizabeth WOODS (1682-1745)
William WOODS (1686-1785)
Andrew WOODS (1690-c. 1753)
John WOODS (c. 1695- )
Marriage 1681 Meath, Ireland

Husband: John Andrew WOODS

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John Andrew WOODS, The Woods Tapestry

Name: John Andrew WOODS
Sex: Male
Name Suffix: Junior
Father: John WOODS (c. 1628-1710)
Mother: Isabella BRUCE (c. 1632-1686)
Note: https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Woods-461
Birth 12 Jun 1654 Dunshaughlin Castle, Ulster, Meath, Ireland
Death 9 Mar 1723 (age 68) Rosmead, Meath, Leinster, Cumminstown, County Westmeath, Ireland

Wife: Elizabeth WOODS

Name: Elizabeth WOODS
Sex: Female
Father: Thomas WOODS (c. 1630- )
Mother: Elizabeth PARSONS (c. 1630-1686)
Note: https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Woods-7625
Birth 15 Nov 1656 Meath, Ireland
Death 17 Nov 1741 (age 85) City and County of Dublin, Ireland

Child 1: James WOODS

Name: James WOODS
Sex: Male
Children: Robert WOODS (1720-1811)
Note: https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Woods-1109
Birth 1673 Dunshaughlin Castle, Ulster, Meath, Ireland
Death Aug 1756 (age 82-83) Blair Park, Ulster, Ireland

Child 2: Michael WOODS

Name: Michael WOODS
Sex: Male
Spouse: Lady Mary Margaret Catherine CAMPBELL ( - )
Note 1: WILL
"Albemarle Co., VA Wills, 1748-1800"

B/129 -- Michael Woods' will, dated 24 Nov 1761 - proven 11 Jun 1762.
Sons Archibald and John, and
daughter Hannah
Margaret's (deceased) children;
children of William Wallace.
Son William Woods;
daughter Sarah;
Grandson Michael, son of Archibald. Executors:
sons Archibald adn John Woods and William Wallace. (Administers?)
Wit.: Michael Woods and Michael Wallace.
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In the name of God, Amen, this twenty fourth Day of November One thousand seven Hundred and Sixty one, I, Michael Woods of the Colony of Virginia and County of Albemarle, being very sick and weak in Body, But of Perfect mind and memory thanks to God, Therefore calling to mind the Mortality of my Body and Knowing that it is apointed for all men once to Die, Do make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament that is to say principally and first of all, I Give and Recommend my Soul into the Hands of Almighty God that gave it and my Body I Recommend to the Earth, to be Buried in Decent Christian Burial, and as touching such Worldly Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to Bless me in this Life, I give devise and Dispose of in the following manner and form.
Firstly, Get all my Debts paid.
Second, I give and bequeath to my Son Archibald Woods ten pounds.
Thirdly, I give and bequeath to my Son John Woods Ten pounds.
Fourthly, I give and bequeath to Daughter Sarah Ten Pounds,
Fifthly, I give and Bequeath to daughter Hannah Ten pounds,
Sixthly, I give and Bequeath my Deceased Daughter Margaret's children Ten Pounds.
Seventhly, I give and bequeath to Son Archibald and Son John my six hundred and eighty acres of Land Lying on Ivy Creek and the said Land shall be Sold and the Money Divided among Sons John and William Wallace's Families and that each Grand child now in being shall have an Equall Share.
Eighthly, I give and bequeath to Son William Woods Twenty Shillings which shall be paid out of Said Land.
Ninthly, I give to William's Son Michael Twenty Shillings which shall be paid out of Such Land.
Tenthly I give and bequeath to Daughter Sarah one pistole which Shall be of the Ready money now By me.

Eleventhly, I give and Bequeath to Son Archibald's Son Michael my Great Coat.

And I do hereby utterly revoke and disallow all and every other former Testaments Wills Legatees Bequeaths and Executions by me in any ways before named Willed and Bequeathed, Ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my last Will and Testament In Witness whereof, I have hereunto Set my Hand and Seal the Day and Year above written.

/s/ Michael Woods
Signed Sealed Published Pronounced
and Declared by the said Michael Woods
as his last Will and Testament
in presence of us the
Subscribers.
Michael Woods, Minor
Michael Wallace
I Do by this presents constitute and appoint Son Archibald Woods, John Woods & William Wallace to be my Sole Executors as Witness my hand the year A.D. above written.

/s/ Michael Woods
Note 2: Land Grant

A land grant the 4th, June 1737, to Michael Woods

George the second, by the Grace of God, of Great Britain, France and Ireland, King Defender of the Faith, to all whom these presents shall come, greeting: Know ye, that for divers good causes, and considerations, but, more especially for and in consideration of the sum of five shillings of good and lawful money for our use paid to our Receiver General, of our Revenues in this our Colony and Dominion of Virginia we have given granted and confirmed, and by these presents for us our heirs and successors, do give, grant and comfirm unto Michael Woods, one certain grant, or patent of land containing four hundred acres, lying and being in the County of Goochland, on both sides of Lickinghole Creek, a branch of Mechum's River, and bounded as followeth to wit:
Beginning at a black oak and running thence south eighty six degrees, east three hundred and twenty five poles,
crossing the creek, to Pointers, south nine degrees, east two hundred and fifty five poles,
crossing Lickinghole Creek, to Pointers north sixty eight degrees, west three hundred and ninety six poles, to a pine sapling,
and north nine degrees, west one hundred and thirty five poles, to the first station,
with all woods, under woods, swamps, marshes, low grounds meadows, floodings and his due share of all veins, mines and quarries as well discovered, as not discovered, within the bounds aforesaid, and being part of the said quantity of four hundred acres of land and the rivers, waters and water courses therein contained, together with the privileges of hunting, hawking, fishing, fowling and all other profits, commodities and hereditaments whatsoever, to the same, or any part thereof belonging, or in any wise appertaining to have and hold, possess and enjoy the said grant or parcel of land, and all other the before granted premises.
Birth 1684 Dunshanglin Castle, Dunshanglin, Meath, Ireland
Death 11 Jun 1762 (age 77-78) Mt. Plains, Blair Park, Albemarle County, Virginia, Colonial America
Burial aft 11 Jun 1762 Blair Park Plantation Cemetery, Crozet, Albemarle County, Virginia, United States

Child 3: Elizabeth WOODS

Name: Elizabeth WOODS
Sex: Female
Note: This from a Genforum.com post:
Elizabeth Woods, sister to Samuel and Michael married SAMUEL Wallace, a son of A Sir William Wallace who had been born in Scotland and acquired lands in Ireland. Samuel had an older brother named Andrew, who was among the first settlers of the New Munster Hundred in Cecil County, Maryland (and Chester County, PA).
Birth 1682 Blair Park, Ulster, Ireland
Death 1745 (age 62-63) Rockbridge Co, VA

Child 4: William WOODS

Name: William WOODS
Sex: Male
Note: William Woods was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Birth 1686 Blair Park, Ulster, Ireland
Death 1785 (age 98-99)

Child 5: Andrew WOODS

Name: Andrew WOODS
Sex: Male
Birth 1690 Blair Park, Ulster, Ireland
Death c. 1753 (age 62-63) Hanover Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

Child 6: John WOODS

Name: John WOODS
Sex: Male
Name Suffix: third
Birth c. 1695

Note on Husband: John Andrew WOODS

https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Woods-461

Note on Wife: Elizabeth WOODS

https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Woods-7625

Note on Child 1: James WOODS

https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Woods-1109

Note on Child 2: Michael WOODS (1)

WILL

"Albemarle Co., VA Wills, 1748-1800"

 

B/129 -- Michael Woods' will, dated 24 Nov 1761 - proven 11 Jun 1762.

Sons Archibald and John, and

daughter Hannah

Margaret's (deceased) children;

children of William Wallace.

Son William Woods;

daughter Sarah;

Grandson Michael, son of Archibald. Executors:

sons Archibald adn John Woods and William Wallace. (Administers?)

Wit.: Michael Woods and Michael Wallace.

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In the name of God, Amen, this twenty fourth Day of November One thousand seven Hundred and Sixty one, I, Michael Woods of the Colony of Virginia and County of Albemarle, being very sick and weak in Body, But of Perfect mind and memory thanks to God, Therefore calling to mind the Mortality of my Body and Knowing that it is apointed for all men once to Die, Do make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament that is to say principally and first of all, I Give and Recommend my Soul into the Hands of Almighty God that gave it and my Body I Recommend to the Earth, to be Buried in Decent Christian Burial, and as touching such Worldly Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to Bless me in this Life, I give devise and Dispose of in the following manner and form.

Firstly, Get all my Debts paid.

Second, I give and bequeath to my Son Archibald Woods ten pounds.

Thirdly, I give and bequeath to my Son John Woods Ten pounds.

Fourthly, I give and bequeath to Daughter Sarah Ten Pounds,

Fifthly, I give and Bequeath to daughter Hannah Ten pounds,

Sixthly, I give and Bequeath my Deceased Daughter Margaret's children Ten Pounds.

Seventhly, I give and bequeath to Son Archibald and Son John my six hundred and eighty acres of Land Lying on Ivy Creek and the said Land shall be Sold and the Money Divided among Sons John and William Wallace's Families and that each Grand child now in being shall have an Equall Share.

Eighthly, I give and bequeath to Son William Woods Twenty Shillings which shall be paid out of Said Land.

Ninthly, I give to William's Son Michael Twenty Shillings which shall be paid out of Such Land.

Tenthly I give and bequeath to Daughter Sarah one pistole which Shall be of the Ready money now By me.

 

Eleventhly, I give and Bequeath to Son Archibald's Son Michael my Great Coat.

 

And I do hereby utterly revoke and disallow all and every other former Testaments Wills Legatees Bequeaths and Executions by me in any ways before named Willed and Bequeathed, Ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my last Will and Testament In Witness whereof, I have hereunto Set my Hand and Seal the Day and Year above written.

 

/s/ Michael Woods

Signed Sealed Published Pronounced

and Declared by the said Michael Woods

as his last Will and Testament

in presence of us the

Subscribers.

Michael Woods, Minor

Michael Wallace

I Do by this presents constitute and appoint Son Archibald Woods, John Woods & William Wallace to be my Sole Executors as Witness my hand the year A.D. above written.

 

/s/ Michael Woods

Note on Child 2: Michael WOODS (2)

Land Grant

 

A land grant the 4th, June 1737, to Michael Woods

 

George the second, by the Grace of God, of Great Britain, France and Ireland, King Defender of the Faith, to all whom these presents shall come, greeting: Know ye, that for divers good causes, and considerations, but, more especially for and in consideration of the sum of five shillings of good and lawful money for our use paid to our Receiver General, of our Revenues in this our Colony and Dominion of Virginia we have given granted and confirmed, and by these presents for us our heirs and successors, do give, grant and comfirm unto Michael Woods, one certain grant, or patent of land containing four hundred acres, lying and being in the County of Goochland, on both sides of Lickinghole Creek, a branch of Mechum's River, and bounded as followeth to wit:

Beginning at a black oak and running thence south eighty six degrees, east three hundred and twenty five poles,

crossing the creek, to Pointers, south nine degrees, east two hundred and fifty five poles,

crossing Lickinghole Creek, to Pointers north sixty eight degrees, west three hundred and ninety six poles, to a pine sapling,

and north nine degrees, west one hundred and thirty five poles, to the first station,

with all woods, under woods, swamps, marshes, low grounds meadows, floodings and his due share of all veins, mines and quarries as well discovered, as not discovered, within the bounds aforesaid, and being part of the said quantity of four hundred acres of land and the rivers, waters and water courses therein contained, together with the privileges of hunting, hawking, fishing, fowling and all other profits, commodities and hereditaments whatsoever, to the same, or any part thereof belonging, or in any wise appertaining to have and hold, possess and enjoy the said grant or parcel of land, and all other the before granted premises.

Note on Child 3: Elizabeth WOODS

This from a Genforum.com post:

Elizabeth Woods, sister to Samuel and Michael married SAMUEL Wallace, a son of A Sir William Wallace who had been born in Scotland and acquired lands in Ireland. Samuel had an older brother named Andrew, who was among the first settlers of the New Munster Hundred in Cecil County, Maryland (and Chester County, PA).

Note on Child 4: William WOODS

William Woods was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia