Sally Woods

about 1768–
Abington, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Sally

Sally Woods was born about 1768, in Abington, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. She married Abijah Porter in 1797, in Abington, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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Abijah Porter
1764–
Sally Woods
1768–
Marriage: 1797
Samuel Woods Porter
1798–
Sally Porter
1800–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1797
Abington, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
children

(2)

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived in the woods ( see Wood ).2 Irish: English name adopted as a translation of Ó Cuill ‘descendant of Coll’ ( see Quill ), or in Ulster of Mac Con Coille ‘son of Cú Choille’, a personal name meaning ‘hound of the wood’, which has also been mistranslated Cox , as if formed with coileach ‘cock’, ‘rooster’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Sally Woods, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"

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