Edward Woodward Sr.

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Individual

Died: 1754 in Newtown, Chester County, Province of Pennsylvania, British America

Father: Richard Woodward Sr. (1635 – 1706)

Mother: Jane Nyle (? – 1715)

Supporting evidence for:
name

book-genealogy-of-the-sharpless-family-1887: Gilbert Cope (compiler), Henry Fishwick, Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family: Descended from John and Jane Sharples, Settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682: …; Manchester, Indiana: Heckman Bindery, photocopy reprint of original published by Philadelphia: Dando Printing and Publishing Co. (“For the Family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial Committee, Philadelphia”), 1887; book image (PDF), Internet Archive (https://archive.org: accessed 21 Apr 2018); held by Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana [This book includes transcriptions and a few actual images of original wills and other documents.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 161 (PDF page 217)

Comment: Source includes name (Edward Woodward, senior).

book-genealogy-of-the-woodward-family-1879: Lewis Woodward (compiler), Genealogy of the Woodward Family of Chester County, Pennsylvania; Wilmington, Delaware: Ferris Bros., 1879; book image (PDF), Internet Archive (https://archive.org: accessed 21 Apr 2018); original held by Boston Public Library, Boston, Massachusetts

Additional detail for reference: Page 12 (PDF page 16) / Transcript of Will of Richard Woodward

Comment: Source includes name (Edward Woodward).

book-history-of-fayette-pa-v1-1912: John W. Jordan (editor) and James Hadden, Genealogical and Personal History of Fayette County Pennsylvania, Volume 1; New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1912; book image (PDF), Google Books (http://books.google.com: accessed 21 Apr 2018), held by The Pennsylvania State University, Commonwealth Campuses Libraries, Fayette Campus [This book contains a civic history of Fayette County colonial families and prominent residents as of the early 1900s. It was published under the auspices of The Pennsylvania Historical Society.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 217 (PDF page 326)

Comment: Source includes name (Edward [Woodward]).

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death

book-genealogy-of-the-woodward-family-1879: Lewis Woodward (compiler), Genealogy of the Woodward Family of Chester County, Pennsylvania; Wilmington, Delaware: Ferris Bros., 1879; book image (PDF), Internet Archive (https://archive.org: accessed 21 Apr 2018); original held by Boston Public Library, Boston, Massachusetts

Additional detail for reference: Page 23 (PDF page 27)

Comment: Source includes year (1754) and location (Newtown [, Chester County, Province of Pennsylvania]).

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father

book-genealogy-of-the-woodward-family-1879: Lewis Woodward (compiler), Genealogy of the Woodward Family of Chester County, Pennsylvania; Wilmington, Delaware: Ferris Bros., 1879; book image (PDF), Internet Archive (https://archive.org: accessed 21 Apr 2018); original held by Boston Public Library, Boston, Massachusetts

Additional detail for reference: Page 12 (PDF page 16) / Transcript of Will of Richard Woodward

Comment: Source identifies Edwd. Woodward as a son of Richard Woodward. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

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mother

book-history-of-fayette-pa-v1-1912: John W. Jordan (editor) and James Hadden, Genealogical and Personal History of Fayette County Pennsylvania, Volume 1; New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1912; book image (PDF), Google Books (http://books.google.com: accessed 21 Apr 2018), held by The Pennsylvania State University, Commonwealth Campuses Libraries, Fayette Campus [This book contains a civic history of Fayette County colonial families and prominent residents as of the early 1900s. It was published under the auspices of The Pennsylvania Historical Society.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 217 (PDF page 326)

Comment: Source implies Edward [Woodward] as a son of Jane Woodward. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

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Family #1

Spouse/Partner: Abigail Edge (? – 1716)

Married: 24 May 1705

Supporting evidence for:
marriage

book-genealogy-of-the-sharpless-family-1887: Gilbert Cope (compiler), Henry Fishwick, Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family: Descended from John and Jane Sharples, Settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682: …; Manchester, Indiana: Heckman Bindery, photocopy reprint of original published by Philadelphia: Dando Printing and Publishing Co. (“For the Family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial Committee, Philadelphia”), 1887; book image (PDF), Internet Archive (https://archive.org: accessed 21 Apr 2018); held by Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana [This book includes transcriptions and a few actual images of original wills and other documents.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 161 (PDF page 217)

Comment: Source includes date (3 mo. 24, 1705 [old style]).

book-genealogy-of-the-sharpless-family-1887: Gilbert Cope (compiler), Henry Fishwick, Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family: Descended from John and Jane Sharples, Settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682: …; Manchester, Indiana: Heckman Bindery, photocopy reprint of original published by Philadelphia: Dando Printing and Publishing Co. (“For the Family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial Committee, Philadelphia”), 1887; book image (PDF), Internet Archive (https://archive.org: accessed 21 Apr 2018); held by Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana [This book includes transcriptions and a few actual images of original wills and other documents.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 161 (PDF page 217)

Comment: Source includes date (3 mo. 23, 1722 [old style]).

book-genealogy-of-the-sharpless-family-1887: Gilbert Cope (compiler), Henry Fishwick, Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family: Descended from John and Jane Sharples, Settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682: …; Manchester, Indiana: Heckman Bindery, photocopy reprint of original published by Philadelphia: Dando Printing and Publishing Co. (“For the Family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial Committee, Philadelphia”), 1887; book image (PDF), Internet Archive (https://archive.org: accessed 21 Apr 2018); held by Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana [This book includes transcriptions and a few actual images of original wills and other documents.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 161 (PDF page 217)

Comment: Source includes date (4 mo. 15, 1743 [old style]).

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Child: Margaret Woodward (1705 – ?)

Child: Edward Woodward Jr. (1707 – 1746)

Child: Abigail Woodward (1710 – ?)

Child: Mary Woodward (1712 – ?)

Child: Hannah Woodward (1715 – ?)

Family #2

Spouse/Partner: Alice Smedley (? – ?)

Married: 23 May 1722

Supporting evidence for:
marriage

book-genealogy-of-the-sharpless-family-1887: Gilbert Cope (compiler), Henry Fishwick, Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family: Descended from John and Jane Sharples, Settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682: …; Manchester, Indiana: Heckman Bindery, photocopy reprint of original published by Philadelphia: Dando Printing and Publishing Co. (“For the Family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial Committee, Philadelphia”), 1887; book image (PDF), Internet Archive (https://archive.org: accessed 21 Apr 2018); held by Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana [This book includes transcriptions and a few actual images of original wills and other documents.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 161 (PDF page 217)

Comment: Source includes date (3 mo. 24, 1705 [old style]).

book-genealogy-of-the-sharpless-family-1887: Gilbert Cope (compiler), Henry Fishwick, Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family: Descended from John and Jane Sharples, Settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682: …; Manchester, Indiana: Heckman Bindery, photocopy reprint of original published by Philadelphia: Dando Printing and Publishing Co. (“For the Family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial Committee, Philadelphia”), 1887; book image (PDF), Internet Archive (https://archive.org: accessed 21 Apr 2018); held by Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana [This book includes transcriptions and a few actual images of original wills and other documents.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 161 (PDF page 217)

Comment: Source includes date (3 mo. 23, 1722 [old style]).

book-genealogy-of-the-sharpless-family-1887: Gilbert Cope (compiler), Henry Fishwick, Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family: Descended from John and Jane Sharples, Settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682: …; Manchester, Indiana: Heckman Bindery, photocopy reprint of original published by Philadelphia: Dando Printing and Publishing Co. (“For the Family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial Committee, Philadelphia”), 1887; book image (PDF), Internet Archive (https://archive.org: accessed 21 Apr 2018); held by Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana [This book includes transcriptions and a few actual images of original wills and other documents.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 161 (PDF page 217)

Comment: Source includes date (4 mo. 15, 1743 [old style]).

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Child: George Woodward (? – ?)

Child: Jane Woodward (? – ?)

Family #3

Spouse/Partner: Elizabeth ____ (? – ?)

Married: 15 Jun 1743

Supporting evidence for:
marriage

book-genealogy-of-the-sharpless-family-1887: Gilbert Cope (compiler), Henry Fishwick, Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family: Descended from John and Jane Sharples, Settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682: …; Manchester, Indiana: Heckman Bindery, photocopy reprint of original published by Philadelphia: Dando Printing and Publishing Co. (“For the Family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial Committee, Philadelphia”), 1887; book image (PDF), Internet Archive (https://archive.org: accessed 21 Apr 2018); held by Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana [This book includes transcriptions and a few actual images of original wills and other documents.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 161 (PDF page 217)

Comment: Source includes date (3 mo. 24, 1705 [old style]).

book-genealogy-of-the-sharpless-family-1887: Gilbert Cope (compiler), Henry Fishwick, Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family: Descended from John and Jane Sharples, Settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682: …; Manchester, Indiana: Heckman Bindery, photocopy reprint of original published by Philadelphia: Dando Printing and Publishing Co. (“For the Family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial Committee, Philadelphia”), 1887; book image (PDF), Internet Archive (https://archive.org: accessed 21 Apr 2018); held by Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana [This book includes transcriptions and a few actual images of original wills and other documents.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 161 (PDF page 217)

Comment: Source includes date (3 mo. 23, 1722 [old style]).

book-genealogy-of-the-sharpless-family-1887: Gilbert Cope (compiler), Henry Fishwick, Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family: Descended from John and Jane Sharples, Settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682: …; Manchester, Indiana: Heckman Bindery, photocopy reprint of original published by Philadelphia: Dando Printing and Publishing Co. (“For the Family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial Committee, Philadelphia”), 1887; book image (PDF), Internet Archive (https://archive.org: accessed 21 Apr 2018); held by Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana [This book includes transcriptions and a few actual images of original wills and other documents.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 161 (PDF page 217)

Comment: Source includes date (4 mo. 15, 1743 [old style]).

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