Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Robert Wood

Male 1747 - 1801  (53 years)


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  • Name Robert Wood 
    Born 27 Jul 1747  Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1801  Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I067194  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father James Wood,   b. 1707, Winchester, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1759, Glen Burnie, Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Mary Rutherford,   b. 1720, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1798, Glen Burnie, Frederick County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 1738  Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17617  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Comfort Welsh,   b. 1751,   d. 1850, Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years) 
    Married 12 Apr 1774  Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Docus Wood,   b. 6 Nov 1781, Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1835, Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F44977  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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      http://www.hrl.lib.state.va.us/handley/archives/Wood,%20James%20173.htm

      Accounts, 1780-1843 Robert and Comfort Wood - 2 folders. Robert Wood (1749-1801), youngest son of Colonel James Wood, lived at Glen Burnie, the Wood ancestral home in Winchester. Robert married Comfort Welsh (1751-1850), who survived him by 49 years. They had 18 children. One of their daughters, Dorcas Wood, married Lawerence A. Washington, a nephew of President George Washington. The next two folders have 43 items, of which 19 belong to Robert and 24 relate to his estate or his widow Comfort.


      Accounts, 1806-1831 – Papers of Mrs. Comfort Wood—Box 2

      Comfort Welsh (1751-1840) married Robert Wood, youngest son of Colonel James Wood, on April 12, 1774. They had 18 children, of whom 9 reached maturity. This family lived at Glen Burnie. There are 70 manuscript items in the following two folders.

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