Person:Joseph Woodford (1)

Joseph Woodford
b.Bef 1641
m. Bef 1666
  1. Mary WoodfordEst 1666 - 1723
  2. Esther WoodfordEst 1670 - Aft 1701
  3. Hannah WoodfordEst 1674 - 1757
  4. Rebecca WoodfordEst 1676 -
  5. Joseph WoodfordCal 1677 - 1760
  6. Abigail Woodford1685 - Bef 1736
Facts and Events
Name[1] Joseph Woodford
Gender Male
Birth[1] Bef 1641 Based on estimated date of marriage.
Marriage Bef 1666 Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States (probably)Based on estimated date of birth of eldest known child (Mary).
to Rebecca Newell
Will[2] 10 Dec 1701 Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Death[2] Bef 25 Oct 1710 Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States (probably)Before date of inventory.
Estate Inventory[2] 25 Oct 1710 £218-10-06. Taken by John Stanly, Sen., and Samuel Newell, Sen.
Probate[2] 6 Nov 1710 Will proved.
  1. 1.0 1.1 Joseph Woodford, in Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England: Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register. (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1860-1862)

    "Woodford, Joseph, Farmington, suppos. by some to be s. of Thomas of Hartford, without any evid. to sustain the conject. and against the presumpt. to be deriv. from the will of T. Perhaps he was b. in Eng. propound. for freem. 1663, and his name stands in the list; m. Rebecca, d. of Thomas Navell [Newell] of the same, had Mary, wh. m. 1693, Thomas Bird; Rebecca, m. 2 Jan. 1696, John Porter; Esther, m. the same day, Samuel Bird; Sarah, m. Nathaniel Bird; Hannah m. 14 Dec. 1699, Thomas North; Joseph, b. 1676; Eliz. m. 11 June 1707, Nathaniel Cole; Susanna, bapt. 3 Dec. 1682, m. 26 June 1707, Anthony Judd; and Abigail, bapt. 27 Dec. 1685, m. 26 Aug. 1710, Caleb Cowles; and he d. 1701."

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Woodford, Joseph, Sen., Farmington, in Manwaring, Charles W. A Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records. (Hartford, Conn.: R. S. Peck & Co., 1904-06)

    "Probate Records. Vol. VIII., 1710 to 1715. Page 57.

    Woodford, Joseph, Sen., Farmington. Invt £218-10-06. Taken 25 October, 1710, by John Stanly, Sen., and Samuel Newell, Sen. Will dated 10 December, 1701.

    The last will and testament of Joseph Woodford, Sen., of Farmington, is as followeth: I, the aforesd. Joseph Woodford, Sen., being grown aged and infirm in my limbs, do make this my last will and testament: I give unto my daughter Mary Burd £16 in current pay. I give to my daughter Rebekah Porter £15-00-00. I give to my daughter Esther Burd £20. I give to my daughter Sarah Burd £20. I give to my daughter Hannah North £20. I give to my daughter Elizabeth Woodford £30. I give to my daughter Susannah Woodford £30. I give to my daughter Abigail Woodford £30. Lastly, I give to Joseph Woodford, my son, the rest of all my estate, whom I appoint my sole executor. And I desire my brother Samuel Newell and my friend Ensign John Hart to be overseers.


    Witness: John Hart, Sen., Samuel Newell.

    Court Record, Page 21—6 November, 1710: Will proven."

  3.   Joseph Woodford I, in Find A Grave.