Family:Whitney, Hannah (s1670-b1713)
Hannah3 Whitney (Joshua2, John1), son of Joshua2 and Mary (-----)(Buckminster) Whitney, was born say 1670, Groton, MA, and died before 7 Apr 1713, probably Groton, MA, when she was called deceased in her father's will.
Thomas Woods married fourthly, 30 Apr 1723, Groton, MA, Abigail (Nutting) Chamberlain, daughter of John and Mary (Lakin) Nutting, and widow of Thomas Chamberlain of Groton. She was born about 1680, and died before Oct 1740.
On 17 Apr 1713, the will of her father called her "eldest daughter, wife of Thomas Woods, having received her portion;" also she is not among "my five daughters now living."
In 1735 he was "bereft of reason."
Child of Thomas and Elizabeth (-----) Woods:
i. John Woods, b. ca. 1686, d. 1 May 1688, Groton, MA.
Children of Thomas and Hannah3 (Whitney) Woods:
ii. Abigail Woods, b. say 1695, Groton, MA; m. John Chamberlain. iii. Esther Woods, b. 26 Jul 1697, Groton, MA; d. 31 Jul 1704, Groton, MA. iv. Josiah Woods, b. 15 Sep 1701, Groton, MA; m. Mary Inlow. v. Elizabeth Woods, b. 9 Nov 1702, Groton, MA; m. Daniel Farmer. vi. Thomas Woods, b. 25 Nov 1705, Groton, MA; unmarried. vii. Amos Woods, b. ca. 1709, Groton, MA; m. Hannah Nutting.
Thomas and Hannah (-----) Woods had no children.
Thomas and Abigail (Nutting)(Chamberlain) Woods had no children.
1.^ Her parentage is proven by her father's will, which mentions "eldest daughter, wife of Thomas Woods, having received her portion."
2.^ Her birth is a guess based on the marriage of her parents, the birth dates of her siblings, and her mother's death date.
3.^ Middlesex County, Massachusetts, probate file #24,703.
4.^ Her marriage is proven by her father's will.
5.^ His parentage is proven by his birth record.
6.^ "Thomas [Woods], s. Samuel, [born] Mar. 9, 1663," according to Vital Records of Groton, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1926-1927).
8.^ The marriage is proven by her death record.
14.^ Brainard, op. cit.
16.^ Middlesex County, Massachusetts, probate file #24,703.
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