1. JOHN2 WOODMAN (EDWARD1) was born Abt. 1634
in Corsham, Wiltshire, England1, and died 17 Sep 1706 in Dover,
Stafford, New Hampshire2,3,4,5,6. He married (1) MARY FIELD 15 Jul
1656 in Durham (Then Oyster River), Strafford, New Hampshire, OR,
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15, daughter of
DARBY FIELD and AGNES. She was born 1631 in Dover, Stafford, New
Hampshire, and died 06 Jul 1698 in Dover, Stafford, New Hampshire.
He married (2) SARAH BURNHAM Bef. 170016. She was born 1654 in
England, and died 1705 in New Hampshire.
Notes for JOHN WOODMAN: JOHN, Newbury, s. of
Edward the first, had been perhapsat Ipswich 1648, but at N. m. 15
July 1656, Mary Field, 1684, and d. a. 1707. (Savage 4:641)
received as an inhabitant of the garrison houses; "This house was
burnt in 1896. The hearthstone from this house is in front of the
Oyster River one of Woodman Garrison, 1658-1896.'" (Rob Roy)Born in
Corsham, Wiltshire,England. He sailed to America aboard the "James"
with his parents, brother John and uncle Archelaus on 3 Jun 1635
from London, Middlesex, England. (13170) He immigrated on 3 Jun 1635
to Newbury, Essex, MA. He was one of the earliest settlers in 1648
in Ipswich, Essex, MA. He resided in 1657 in Dover, Stafford, NH.
He was received as an inhabitant on 17 Jun 1657 in Durham (then
Oyster River), Dover, NH. He was granted 100 acres and built home
there, which became one of the garrison houses on 10 Nov 1657 in
Dover, Stafford, NH use is infront of the Oyster River Middle School
in Durham and has a.'" (Rob Roy)He took the oath of freeman in 1666.
He served as706/7 in Exeter, Rockingham, NH. He died on 17 Sep 1706
in Dover, Stafford, NH. He was buried in Woodman Cemetery, Durham,
NH. Ipswich 1648,but at N. m. 15 July 1656, Mary Field, and next yr.
was outlived him, and perhaps others; was capt. rep. 1684, and d.
and Joanna(Joana) Salwey * (Salway). He was married to Mary Field on
15 Jul 1656 in Durham (then Oyster River), Dover, NH. (500) Children
were: Mary Woodman, Jonathan Woodman , Hannah Woodman.
Some give his birth as about 1630.He was the
son of Lt. Edward Woodman and Joanna Salway On 15 July 1656 at
Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, John married Mary Field,
daughter of Darby Field and Agnes Capt. John Woodman and Mary Field
resided on 17 June 1657  at Dover, Strafford County, New
Hampshire, They settled in that part of Dover, called Oyster River
and Capt. John was received as an inhabitant of
Dover. The date of their reception was recorded as 17 (4) 1657.On
10November 1658 Capt. John Woodman was granted 100 acres in Dover,
New Hampshire. This grant was dated 10 (11) 1658. On this property,
he built his home which became one of the garrison houses. This
house was burnt in1896. The hearthstone from this house is in front
of the Oyster River Middle School in Durham and has a plaque
reading: "Hearthstone of Woodman Garrison, 1659-1896." He served on
15 June 1662 as Selectman of Dover, New Hampshire.13,14 He became a
freeman on 23 May 1666 at Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire. He
served on 7 March 1670 as Selectman of Dover, New Hampshire.14 He
served on 2 March 1674/75 as Selectman of Dover, New Hampshire.14 He
served between 1684 and 1697 at Dover, Strafford County, New
Hampshire, as a Representative to the Massachusetts General
Court.5,12 He served between 1686 and 1687 as Selectman of Dover,
New Hampshire.14 He served in the militia holding a Captain's
commission. His was one of the largest garrisons in Oyster River. In
1690 the commission was renewed by Massachusetts and in 1692 was
renewed by the Governor of New Hampshire.2,6 He served in 1690 at
Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire, as a Delegate to
Convention.12 He served on 16April 1694 as Selectman of Dover, New
Hampshire.14 He was granted mill privilege at Oyster River Falls and
Freshet on 25 March 1699.2 He wrote to his daughter, Mary Small at
what is now Chatam, Massachusetts, the following:"Son Edward and
daughter Mery Smalled yours and that we ar not without feres of
further trobeles by the Indons by reson there of I can not advyss
you to macke anny preparation Homward untill wee heve further proved
thay r keeping of the peace ----- wee ar all in Resonebel good haith
threw gods marsy From your Loving fathery 1700 at Dover, Strafford
County, New Hampshire.6 On 17 October 1700 at Dover, Strafford
County, New Hampshire, John married Sarah Burnham, daughter of
Robert Burnham and Frances (?). She was a widow. Capt. John Woodman
was ordered to muster (make a list) his company for service in the
war on 27March 1704.2 He performed a marriage as a Justice of the
Peace in July1704.13 He left a will on 20 December 1705 at Dover,
Strafford County, New Hampshire.5 He died on Friday, 17 September
1706 at Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire. He was buried at
Durham, Strafford County, NewHampshire.6 His estate was probated on
4 February 1706/7 at Exeter, Rockingham County, New Hampshire.
Burial: Woodman Cemetery, Durham, Strafford,
New Hampshire17 Freeman: 166618
Probate: 04 Feb 1707, Exeter, Rockingham, New
Hampshire26,27 /Residence: 1657, Dover, Stafford, New Hampshire28
MARY FIELD: Burial: 1698, Woodman Cemetery,
Durham, Strafford, New Hampshire
Notes for SARAH BURNHAM:Sarah was born Sarah
Burnham. She was a widow to Lt. James Huckins, who waskilled by the
Children of JOHN WOODMAN and MARY FIELD are:
i. MARY3 WOODMAN, b. 06
Mar 1652, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts; d. 1742, Kittery, York,
ii. MARTHA WOODMAN, b. 12
Mar 1655, Hampton, Massachusetts; d. .
iii. SARAH WOODMAN, b. 29
Feb 1656, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts; d. Aft. 1734.
2. iv. JONATHAN WOODMAN, b.
Abt. 1665, Durham, Strafford, New Hampshire; d. 1729, Dover,
Stafford, New Hampshire.
v. HANNAH WOODMAN, b. 20
Oct 1669, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts; d. 12 Jan 1748, Medford,
Middlesex, Massachusetts; m. 01 Jul 1696, Wells, York Co., Maine; m.
01 Jul 1696, Wells, York Co., Maine.
More About HANNAH WOODMAN:Burial: Jan 1748,
Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts