If anyone has information regarding the ancestry of John WOOD [Sr.] or any other new information about my direct WOOD family line, please contact me.
(1) John WOOD [Sr.], b. unknown in England, d. 1692 in Bucks Co., PA; m. to wife unknown; he resided in Attercliffe, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, then in Burlington Co., NJ, and then in Crookhorn, Bucks Co., PA; his children:
[#2] i. Rev. Joseph [Sr.], b. about 1659, d. 15 Sep 1747, m. 1st Elizabeth WALTON, m. 2nd Katherine GODFREY, m. 3rd Katherine SIVERTS; ii. John [Jr.], b. unknown; iii. Ester, b. unknown, m. Isaac SMALLEY; iv. Mary, b. unknown, m. Thomas COLEMAN; v. Sarah, b. unknown, m. Charles BILES.John WOOD [Sr.] was a Member of the Pennsylvania Provincial Assembly in 1682 & 1683.
(2) Rev. Joseph WOOD [Sr.], b. about 1659 in England probably in Yorkshire, d. 15 Sep 1747 in Bucks Co., PA; m. 1st, about 1687, to Elizabeth WALTON (b. unknown, d. 26 Jul 1704; daughter of Edward & Mary WALTON); they resided in Falls Twsp., Bucks Co., PA; their children:
i. Joseph [Jr.], b. about 1688; ii. Jabez, b. about 1690, d. 1763, m. Amy ____; [#3] iii. Josiah [Sr.], b. about 1695, d. Mar 1764; iv. Benjamin, b. unknowm, d. about 1725; v. Tabitha, b. unknown; vi. John, b. unknown, d. 1765, m. Mary CARMAN.Rev. Joseph WOOD [Sr.] m. 2nd, 5 May 1708, to Katherine GODFREY (b. unknown, d. about 1729); their children:
vii. Samuel, b. unknown; viii. William, b. unknown; ix. Hannah, b. unknown.Rev. Joseph WOOD [Sr.] m. 3rd, 1733, to Katherine SIVERTS (b. unknown).
Rev. Joseph WOOD [Sr.] was an ordained Baptist preacher. He was a Justice of the Peace for Bucks Co. in 1693.
(3) Josiah WOOD [Sr.], b. about 1695 in Bucks Co., PA, d. Mar 1764 in Falls Twsp., Bucks Co., PA; he fathered a child with Rebeckah BEAKES (b. 27 Sep 1700, d. about 1763; daughter of Samuel BEAKES & Joannah BILES) in 1724/25 in Falls Twsp., Bucks Co., PA:
[#5] i. Josiah BEAKES, b. about 1725, d. 1792, m. Rachel EVERITT.
Josiah WOOD [Sr.] m. 1st to Frances FISHER/SWIFT (b. unknown; daughter of Mary FISHER, granddaughter of John SWIFT); they resided in Falls Twsp., Bucks Co., PA; their children:
ii. Josiah [Jr.], b. unknown, m. Amy ____; iii. Sarah, b. unknown, m. Mr. MORGAN.Josiah WOOD [Sr.] m. 2nd, to Elizabeth ____; their children:
iv. William, b. unknown; v. John, b. unknown, m. Abigail.Josiah WOOD [Sr.] was Overseer of Highways for Falls Twsp., Bucks Co., PA, in 1746.
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