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The English and Irish Woods
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The English and Irish Woods
Source: Unknown
Acquired: February 2008
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Woods-Family-08-01
Language of Item
English
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.95977 Longitude: -78.16515
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200 Ontario Street, Cobourg, ON K9A 5P4

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The English Woods
The English Church archives show three old timers who came to Cobourg Area
1. Chas Woods- Born in ENG 1773, Died Apr 30 1857
M. Mary Ann Wife of Chas, Born 1824, Died Aug 15 1857
1. Wm. Woods- Born in ENG 1815, Died June 8 1857
There must have been an epidemic
1. John Woods- Born in ENG 1815- Died in ENG- 1793, Died Aug 15 1879
M. Harriet Wife of John- Born in ENG 1809, Died 1899
All Buried in St. Peters ENG Church Cemetery
John and Harriet bought 47 acres from Joshawa Well’s Con 1 Lot 8 Hamilton Twp.- South part of Lot 8 in 1863 the eldest son Alezor or bought 2 acres from the parcel of land.
Wonder if Harriet was a miss ash or miss boll’s as they seem to have a lot to do with the land financially- The ash and Bolls families were about the first in the area.

The Family of John and Harriet are according to the 1871 census
Are
2. Alezor Woods B- 1838 D- 1936
M. Charlotte Benny- B- 1839 D 1895
2. Chas Woods- B- 1853
2. Elizabeth Ann- B- 1860
2. Margaret – B- 1862
2. Emma-B- 1868
Married to a Mr. Brock, Lived in Toronto- was still living in 1968, A Dav. Mrs. Lee
2. John Woods – B- 1870

Family of Alezor and Charlotte

3. Wesley Woods B- 1875 D-1941
M. Martha Skinner B- 1876 D – 1953
4. Howena Woods
4. Elmer Chappins- B
Sons
5. Lyle
5. Ivan

3. Edgar Woods – B- 1878 – D 1961
w. Eleanor Clague – B- 1879 – D -1968
4. Allan Woods – B. 1910 D. 1983
W. Emily Little – B. D.
5. Caroline
Allan Ferguson
5. Margaret
Gerald Holmes

Twin to Edgar
3. Edith Woods B- 1878 D. 1979 B- 1878 D. 1979
m. 1st Greenis
2nd Wm Fouwe

3. Russ Woods – B - D –
Verna Taylor- B D-
4. Catharine Lynn

3. Harry Woods - B - D-

3. Ellenor Woods – B – D 1976
m. Babe (Leslie) Pomroy B—D 1979
4. Tomm-
Chatharine – Mrs. (?)

3. Mary Woods – B- 1882- D -1953
m. Walter Harper – B- 1877 – D 1969
4. Adopted – Tabitha Florence Smith who married Robt Spry
Bertha- Cliff- Robert

3. Margaret Woods – B- 1870 – D – 1892
m. Robert West – B – 1861 – D -1906
4. Pearl West, Never Married
4. Ruby Jane West – B – D-
m. Tom Wilson-
5. Tom Wilson Jr.

3. Chas Woods – B—1874 -- D – 1949
m. Agnus Kerr – B. 1880 – D 1924
4. Cora Woods - B- D- 1976
James Marshall –B – D- 1978
4. Clarke E. Woods –B---D--
4. Evelyn Woods---B---D—

3. Albert Woods---B—1874---D—1963
M. Sadie Coulter – Separated years ago
4. Hazel Woods ---B---D
4. Helen Woods – B –1913—D—1970
Robbins---B---D-
4. Grace Woods---B---D-
Bidgood---B---D-
4. Alex Woods—B---D-
4. Elmer Woods—B---D-
4. Wm. Woods—B 1916 – D
Dorothy Quantrill –B ---D
5. Patrick Woods
Tyson
5. John Woods
Jenn Kemp

3. Fred Woods B- 1884 --D –1961
M. Maggie McMann B – 1887 – D – 1953
4. Clarence Russell Woods – B –1911 – D – Mar. 1983
M. Margaret Stevenson – B – 1920 --- D—Sept. 10, 1980
5. Darlene Marie – B- 1936 – D. –
Garman Birney – B- 1935 D—
6. Catharine Elizabeth – B- 1955
6. Sharon Lousie – B – Jan 1959
M. Mike Gutteride – B
6. Robt Bruce – B – June 1964
5. Muriel Aliene Woods – b- 1943
5. Helen Audrey Woods – B – Sept 1945
M. Barry Brain – B -- D—
6. Angela Beth- Apr 1969
6. Cindy Leanne – July 1971
5. Reginald Fred Woods – Mar 1947
M. Sarah La Brash – May 1950
6. Rachel Elizabeth – June 1962
6. Ryan Reginald – Feb. 1975

The Irish Woods
1. Thomas Woods – Born Ireland 1796, Died at Baltimore 1875
M. Elizabeth Watkin – Born 1812, Came to CAN and settled at Chapams Corner’s which is where the (?) Road turns off Hwy 45
Family
2. Wm. Woods 1835-1910
M. Esther Williams – 1840 – 1924, Dav of Daniel Williams of Baltimore had sons Frank- Eldon – Jack- Fred and Wm jr. went to Newport
2. Dave Henry Woods- 1854 – 1923, Never married saw mill and log business
2. Maggie- Mrs. Cole of New Jersey
2. Mrs. Classmore of Chicago
2. Thomas- Went to Mich. As a young man
2. Mary Woods – 1838 – 1914, married Robt. McMann – lived at Reboro
2. Mrs. Wm. Stewart who died round back in 1880’s
2. Sara Woods- 1814 – 1910
John McMann 1837- 1924, This couple lived in the house across from the old Presbyterian Cem. – raised eleven of a family

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The English and Irish Woods


The English and Irish Woods
Source: Unknown
Acquired: February 2008