Tabitha Woodson

11 July 1763–about 1844 (Age 80)
St James Northam Parish, Goochland, Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life of Tabitha

When Tabitha Woodson was born on 11 July 1763, in St James Northam Parish, Goochland, Virginia, British Colonial America, her father, Patrick Woodson, was 21 and her mother, Nancy Clough, was 8. She married Rene Napier on 5 January 1786, in Fluvanna, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died about 1844, in Casey, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Rene Napier
1750–1833
Tabitha Woodson
1763–1844
Marriage: 5 January 1786
Napier
1794–1833
William Napier
1795–1827
Patrick Woodson Napier
1800–1869
Thomas Napier
1801–1869

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 January 1786
Fluvanna, Virginia, United States
children

(4)

    Female1794–1833Female

    William Napier

    Male1795–1827Male

    Patrick Woodson Napier

    Male1800–1869Male

    Thomas Napier

    Male1801–1869Male

Parents and Siblings

    Patrick Woodson

    Male1742–1822Male

    Nancy Clough

    Female1755–1842Female

siblings

(7)

    Elizabeth Woodson

    Female1747–1825Female

    John Shelton Woodson

    Male1757–1839Male

    Frances Woodson

    Female1759–Female

    Female1763–1844Female

    Rebecca Woodson

    Female1766–1868Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1775

Age 12

"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."
1776

Age 13

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 23

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name for someone from Woodsome in West Yorkshire, named in Old English as æt wudu-hūsum ‘(place at) the houses in the wood’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Tabitha Woodson, "Virginia Births and Christenings, 1584-1917"

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