Daniel WOODWARD (1653 – 1713) was Alex’s 9th Grandfather; one of 1,024 in this generation of the Shaw line.
Daniel Woodward was born on 11 Jun 1653 in Watertown, Mass. He was christened on 2 Sep 1653 in Medford, Mass. His parents were George WOODWARD and Mary GIBBSON. He married Elizabeth DANA on 14 Jan 1679 in Medford, Mass. After Elizabeth died, he married Elizabeth Greely (Grimsda) on 27 Jan 1704 in Newton, Mass. Daniel died on 31 July 1713 in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts.
Elizabeth Dana was born on 20 Feb 1662 in Cambridge, Mass. She was christened on 27 April 1662 in Cambridge. Her parents were Richard DANA and Anne (Anna) BULLARD (BULLER). Elizabeth died 1702 in Preston, CT.
Elizabeth Greely was born about 1678 in Newton, Middlesex, Mass. Elizabeth died 14 Feb 1749 in Newton, Middlesex, Mass
Children of Daniel and Elizabeth:
|1.||Elizabeth Woodward||22 Apr 1681
1 Oct 1699
|15 Feb 1727
|2.||Mary Woodward||15 Apr 1683
|3.||Lt. Daniel Woodward||5 Jan 1684
|Thankful Gates (Stephen’s brother)
1 Mar 1700/01
Preston, New London, CT
|29 May 1752
Preston, New London, CT
|4.||Abigail Woodward||14 Feb 1687
17 Jun 1707 Preston, CT
|5.||Sarah Woodward||5 Jun 1689
1706 Charlestown, Mass
|6.||Hannah WOODWARD||7 May 1691
|Stephen GATES IV
6 Nov 1713
|21 Oct 1762
|7.||Susanna Woodward||23 Dec 1695
2 May 1723 Norwich, CT
4 Apr 1728 Canterbury, CT
|29 Apr 1790
|8.||Eunice (Esther) Woodward||8 Mar 1707
|9.||Amos Woodward||5 Jun 1693
1713, Mansfield, Mass.
|14 Mar 1778, Newton, Mass|
|10.||Jonathan Woodward||5 May 1693
1 Jun 1724
|14 May 1726
Canterbury, Windham Cty, CT
18 May 1725
Preston, New London, CT
|1778, Stonington, CT|
|13.||Benjamin Woodward||28 Sep 1704
Daniel’s name is included on a list of men impressed in several towns where Capt. Davenport’s company was raised will serve to identify many of the names. Daniel is listed under Cambridge which is five miles from Medford. Of course, many impressed were either excused for disability or escaped from the service in some other manner. The returns were dated from Nov. 25 t0 Dec. 3, 1675. Capt. Davenport’s company participated in the Great Swamp Fight.
Daniel’s father’s homestead was assigned to him in the settlement of the estate. It is supposed that he was the Daniel Woodward, of Medford, who was licensed by the Court, May 1, 1690, to keep an inn.
1. Elizabeth Woodward
Elizabeth’s husband Stephen Frost was born 9 May 1673 in Charlestown, Middlesex, Mass. His parents were Joseph Frost and Hannah Miller. Stephen died 12 Mar 1728 in Canterbury, CT.
2. Mary Woodward
Mary’s husband Joseph Hyde was born in 1681 in Mass
3. Lt. Daniel Woodward
Daniel’s wife Thankful Gates was born 7 Aug 1687 Stow, Mass. She was Stephen’s sister. Her parents were Stephen GATES III and Jemima BENJAMIN. Thankful died 24 May 1752 Preston, CT.
4. Abigail Woodward
Abigail’s husband John Richards was born 1 Jan 1691 in New London, CT. His parents were John Richards and Love Manwaring. John died 31 May 1765 in New London, CT.
5. Sarah Woodward
Sarah’s husband Mark Williams was born 1686 in Mass.
6. Hannah WOODWARD (See Stephen GATES IV‘s page)
7. Susanna Woodward
Susanna’s first husband William Adams was born 29 Jan 1689 in Sudbury, Middlesex, Mass. His parents were Richard Adams and Rebecca Davis. William died 1 Aug 1727 in Norwich, New London, CT.
Susanna’s second husband Joseph Adams was born 1682 in Chelmsford, Middlesex, Mass. He first married 23 Jul 1708 in Canterbury, Canterbury, CT to Eunice Spalding (b. 14 Feb 1685 in Chelmsford, Mass. – d. 5 Apr 1726 in Canterbury, Windham, CT) Joseph died 3 Mar 1752 in Canterbury, Windham, CT.
8. Eunice (Esther) Woodward
Eunice’s husband Jonathan Spaulding was born on 15 Apr 1704 in Canterbury, Windham, CT. He died in Windham, Windham, CT.
9. Amos Woodward
Amos’ wife Hannah Park was born 1684 in Preston, New London, CT. Her parents were Thomas Parke and Mary Allyn. Hannah died 14 Mar 1778 in Windham, Windham, CT.
10. Jonathan Woodward
Jonathan’s first wife Margaret Meacham was born 9 Jan 1700 in Salem, Essex, Mass. Her parents were Jeremiah Meacham and Deborah Browne. Margaret died 1743 in Mass
Jonathan’s second wife Sarah [__?__] was born
11. Joseph Woodward
Joseph’s wife Hannah Richards was born 17 Jun 1700 in Hartford, Hartford, CT. Her parents were Samuel Richards and Hannah Henbury. After Joseph died, she married 5 Nov 1729 in Hartford, Hartford, CTto Ebenezer Judd (b. 3 Mar 1703 in Waterbury, New Haven, CT – d. 20 May 1734 in Hartford, Hartford, CT) Hannah died 27 Oct 1781 in West Hartford, Hartford, CT
12. Thomas Woodward
Thomas’ wife Dorothy Parke was born 15 Apr 1704 in Preston, New London, CT. Her parents were Robert Parke and Mary Rose. Dorothy died 18 May 1725 in Preston, New London, Mass.
13. Benjamin Woodward
Benjamin’s first wife Anna [__?__]
Benjamin’s second wife Hannah [__?__]
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