Jacob Woods

20 August 1770–22 May 1852 (Age 81)
Pepperell, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Woods was born on 20 August 1770, in Pepperell, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Capt Isaac Woods II, was 44 and his mother, Mary Woods, was 32. He married Lucy Powers on 7 December 1796, in Hollis, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 22 May 1852, at the age of 81, and was buried in Lyndeborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Woods
1770–1852
Lucy Powers
1775–1859
Marriage: 7 December 1796
Lucy Powers Woods
1798–1885
Nancy Woods
1799–1862
Isaac Woods
1801–1889
Nehemiah Woods
1803–1882
Sally Woods
1807–1876
Rebecca H. Woods
1808–1891
Mary Woods
1811–1852
Joseph Woods
1811–1889
Jacob Woods
1813–
Clarissa Wood
1816–1891

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 December 1796
Hollis, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Amy Woods

    Female1760–1778Female

    Male1762–1822Male

    Mary Woods

    Female1764–1841Female

    Tryphena Woods

    Female1767–1846Female

    Male1770–1852Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 6

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 6

New Hampshire is 9th state.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 24

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

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)

  • Jacob in entry for Joseph Woods, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Jacob Woods in entry for Lucy Ferson, "New Hampshire Deaths and Burials, 1784-1949"
  • Jacob Woods in entry for Lucy Ferson, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"

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