Joshua Woodman

Male Abt 1636 - 1703  (~ 67 years)


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  • Born Abt 1636  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Residence 1660 to 1668  Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    He built a house there. Whether he resided there is questionable. 
    History 6 Jun 1662  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    The selectman of Newbury had without full authority build some new seats in the gallery of the meeting house and then assigned them to some individuals. Joshua along with three others occupied these seats. They were called to court and had accept blame. They stated that "we will keep to our own seats and not disturb any man in their seats any more.
    Married 22 Jan 1666  Andover, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
    Elizabeth Stevens, the daughter of Captain John and Elizabeth (Parker) Stevens. She was born in 1645 in Andover, Massachusetts. She witnessed the codicil of Elizabeth Parker on 7 September 1691 in Andover, Massachusetts. She died in 1714 in Newbury, Massachusetts.

    Issue:
    1. Elizabeth Woodman (1667-____)
    2. Dorothy Woodman (1669-____)
    3. Joshua Woodman (1672-1706)
    4. Jonathan Woodman (1674-____)
    5. baby boy Woodman (1676-____)
    6. Mehitable Woodman (1677-1755)
    7. David Woodman (1680-1738)
    8. Benjamin Woodman (1683-1748)
    9. Sarah Woodman (1686-1712)
    10. Mary Woodman (1690-____) 
    • Clemens (1926) and Woodman (1995) give their marriage location as Newbury. [8]
    History 1678  [7, 9
    Joshua took the Oath of Fidelity and Allegiance in 1678, and was then called 41 years old. 
    Land 1698  [9
    He purchased 12 acres in Newbury from Benjamin Lowle. 
    Will 27 Mar 1703  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6, 9
    He mentions his wife, Elizabeth, and his children: Elizabeth, Sarah, Mary, Jonathan, Mehitable, Dorothy, Joshua, David, and Benjamin. 
    Died 30 May 1703  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 5, 6
    Probate/Proved 12 Jul 1703  Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7, 9
    Buried Byfield Parish Cemetery, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 9
    • Here lies ye Body of Mr
      JOSHUAH WOODMAN
      Who Died May ye 30th
      1703 Aged - 67 Years
      First Man Child Borne
      In Newbury
      & Second Inturid In
      This Place


      This gravestone had become illegible from weathering, and was replaced by a replica in 1929 by Edward Woodman of Portland, Maine and his nephew, Cyrus Woodman of Cambridge, Massachusetts.
    Siblings 7 siblings 
    Person ID I18123 
    Last Modified 18 Mar 2019 

    Father Edward Woodman,   c. 27 Dec 1606, St. Bartholomew's Church, Corsham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1688 to 3 Jul 1692, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Mother Joanna Salway,   b. Abt 1614, Christian Malford, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 23 Feb 1687/88, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Married Abt 1628  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F646  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1636 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - He built a house there. Whether he resided there is questionable. - 1660 to 1668 - Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory - The selectman of Newbury had without full authority build some new seats in the gallery of the meeting house and then assigned them to some individuals. Joshua along with three others occupied these seats. They were called to court and had accept blame. They stated that "we will keep to our own seats and not disturb any man in their seats any more." - 6 Jun 1662 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Elizabeth Stevens, the daughter of Captain John and Elizabeth (Parker) Stevens. She was born in 1645 in Andover, Massachusetts. She witnessed the codicil of Elizabeth Parker on 7 September 1691 in Andover, Massachusetts. She died in 1714 in Newbury, Massachusetts. Issue: 1. Elizabeth Woodman (1667-____) 2. Dorothy Woodman (1669-____) 3. Joshua Woodman (1672-1706) 4. Jonathan Woodman (1674-____) 5. baby boy Woodman (1676-____) 6. Mehitable Woodman (1677-1755) 7. David Woodman (1680-1738) 8. Benjamin Woodman (1683-1748) 9. Sarah Woodman (1686-1712) 10. Mary Woodman (1690-____) - 22 Jan 1666 - Andover, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - He mentions his wife, Elizabeth, and his children: Elizabeth, Sarah, Mary, Jonathan, Mehitable, Dorothy, Joshua, David, and Benjamin. - 27 Mar 1703 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 May 1703 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate/Proved - 12 Jul 1703 - Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Byfield Parish Cemetery, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
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    3. [S396] Woodman, J. H. A List of the Descendants of Mr. Joshua Woodman, who settled at Kingston, N.H., about 1736, (Brunswick, Maine: J. Griffin, 1856).

    4. [S621] Hoyt, David W. The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury, Massachusetts, with some Related Families of Newbury, Haverhill, Ipswich, and Hampton volume I, Reprint 1897, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1982).

    5. [S638] Coffin, Joshua. A Sketch of the History of Newbury, Newburyport and West Newbury, 1845 Reprint, (Hampton, New Hampshire: Peter E. Randall, 1977).

    6. [S398] Woodman, John A. Genealogy and History of the Descendants of Mr. Edward Woodman who settled at Ould Newbury Province of Massachusetts Bay in 1635, (Ocala, Florida: by author, 1995).

    7. [S796] Little, George Thomas. Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine, (New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Co., 1909).

    8. [S799] Clemens, William Montgomery. American Marriages Before 1699, (Pompton Lakes, NJ: Biblio Co., 1926).

    9. [S798] Woodman, Cyrus. The Woodmans of Buxton, Maine, (Boston: David Clapp & Son, 1874).

    10. [S880] Boltwood, Lucius Manlius. "Marriages in the Town of Andover, Ms. From 1647 to 1700", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume III, 1849).

    11. [S1272] Topsfield Historical Society. Vital Records of Andover, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849, (Topsfield, Massachusetts: Topsfield Historical Society, 1912).

    12. [S1273] Moriarty, G. Andrews. "Stevens of Newbury and Andover, Mass" , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume LXXXV , 1931).

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