John Woods

before 13 August 1729–22 September 1729
England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Woods was born before 13 August 1729, in England, United Kingdom, his father, Nicholas Woods, was 30 and his mother, Margaret Keig, was 30. He was buried in Kirk Rushen, Isle of Man.

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Family Time Line

Nicholas Woods
1698–1781
Margaret Keig
1699–1740
Margaret Woods
1723–1801
John Woods
1729–1729
Ann Woods
1724–
Elinor Woods
1727–
Jane Woods
1730–1735
Robert Woods
1730–1801
Jane Woods
1735–1774
John Woods
1738–1740

Parents and Siblings

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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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Sources (3)

  • John Woods, "Isle of Man Parish Registers, 1598-2009"
  • John Woods, "Isle of Man Parish Registers, 1598-2009"
  • Kirk Rushen Parish Register

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