Hugh WOODS1

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Father*Robert WOODS1,2 d. 1811
Mother*Elizabeth MIDDLETON1
Hugh WOODS was the son of Robert WOODS and Elizabeth MIDDLETON.1,2 
Tax Rolls*Hugh Woods is listed on the Franklin County Tax List in 1786.3 
Property*Hugh Woods patented 126 acres in Franklin County on the head branches of Chestnut creek, adjoining Robert Woods. 22 Nov 1793, Book 31, p.45.3 
WillHugh WOODS was mentioned in the will of Robert WOODS on 9 March 1809 in Franklin County, Virginia; The following are mentioned in the will; John S. Burwell, son Josiah Woods, dau. Sarah Woods, grandaughter Harriot Woods (dau. of Josiah), granddaughter Elizabeth Middleton Burwell, dau. Elizabeth Hill, son Robert Woods, grandson Wiley Woods (son of Josiah), and Bailey Woods (son of Hugh Woods dec.) John S. Burwell and Josiah Woods are executors. Witnesses are P. R. Gilmer, David Dickenson and Nathan Mason.4,2 

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S265] Woods, Weightsill Arno, Short History of Descendants and Allied Families of Robert Woods of Ireland, W. W. Kinloch, University of Wisconsin, 1909 https://hdl.handle.net/2027/wu.89082592569, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  2. [S3561] Will of Robert Woods dated 9 March 1809, Proved 4 November 1811, Franklin County, Virginia Will Book #1, page 374-377. Library of Virginia - http://www.lva.virginia.gov
  3. [S3079] Wingfield, Marshall. Franklin County, Virginia: A History. Berryville, VA: Chesapeake Book Co, 1964. Print., Personal Collection - printed book.
  4. [S3560] The Ridge Runners: a magazine of migration - v.6 (Aug. 1976) by William A. Yates, Rifle, CO, Family Search, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Last Edited12 Apr 2021