Father: Henry Woodcock
- Sex: M
- Born: BEF. 1769 in Chesterfield County VA
- Died: 12 DEC 1821 in Wilson County, TN
- Reference: 79
Thomas Woodcock & Amos Griffith were on Indian Agency Meigs' list of whites below the line in Sequatchie Valley, Marion County, on Indian land with no permit, 22 April 1809.
(Current day Bridgeport, TN is at the base of the Sequatchie Valley.) [TRK]
His will, 24 Dec 1821, Wilson County, TN lists wife and 6 children: Mary, Susannah, Martha, James, Sarah and Jessee. A copy of will is available through web site: www.carolyar.com. [CY]
Thomas Woodcock Will
I Thomas Woodcock of Wilson County being affected in body but through the blessing of God retain my usual strength of mind and therefore subscribe to this my last will and testament. My will and desire is that all my property both real and personal with which I have been blessed shall be disposed of and is hereby freely by me given as follows:
To wit, my will and desire is that my beloved wife Mary Woodcock shall have all the property both real and personal of which I am now and possess during her natural life with the following exception. My will and desire is that Susannah Standifer shall have 5 Dollars and Martha Standifer 5 Dollars and Jesse Woodcock 5 Dollars and Sarah Woodcock 5 Dollars and James Standifer Woodcock 5 Dollars and my will and desire is that the 5 Dollars willed to my 6 children named above shall be raised out of such of my personal estates as my wife Mary Woodcock shall set apart which shall be sold on a credit of 12 months. My will and desire is that at the death of my wife Mary Woodcock my two sons Henry Woodcock and William Woodcock shall have jointly my real estates or land and all the personal property that my wife Mary Woodcock may then have and my will and desire is that James Woodcock above mentioned shall have my 3 year old colt and that Abraham Woodcock above mentioned shall have my 2 year old Bay colt and my will is that Sarah Woodcock above mentioned shall own bed and furniture and my will and desire that Abraham Woodcock and Mary Woodcock shall execute this my last will and testament. In whereas, whereof I have this 21 st. day of December 1821, subscribed my name and office.
Test: Burchett Douglass, John Williams, George White
State of Tennessee, Wilson Co. Court March term 1822 The written Last Will and Testament of Thomas Woodcock died, was proved on open court and proved by the oath of Buchell Douglas, John Williams and George White the subscribing witnesses thereto and ordered by the Court to be recorded. Recorded this 22 March 1822
Test: John Allcorn Clerk of Wilson County
Only one record of a land purchase is available for Franklin County, VA although Thomas is mentioned in other records as a witness.
25 March 1799 Richard Phelps of Franklin County conveys to Thomas Woodcock of same, for 100 pounds, 70 acres on the south side of Stanton (Staunton) River, bounded by Henry Woodcock's corner near the river, near the ridge, the old line, up the said river. Witnesses: John Bratcher, Henry Woodcock, James Payne Recorded April 1799 Franklin County Deed Book 3, page 699
Note: 12 February 1787 Josiah Maxey and Phebe his wife of Franklin County convey to Mathew Agee, for 20 pounds, 415 acres, bounded by Mead's corner, Maxey's line, south side of the Red Bank Branch...
Witnesses: Jesse Agee, Thomas Woodcock, John Craghead
Franklin County Deed Book 2, page 259 1 September 1787 Walter Adey of Franklin County conveys to John Creghead of same, for 85 pounds, 201 acres on north branches of Blackwater River, bounded by Maxey's line... Witnesses: Mathew Agee, Jesse Agee, Thomas Woodcock [Franklin County Deed Book 1, page 250]
, b. in VA
Mother: Eleanor (Nelley) ?
Family 1: Mary Standifer
, b. 1767
- Married: 3 JUL 1786 in Franklin County, VA
- Henry Woodcock
- William Woodcock
- Sarah Woodcock
- Susannah Woodcock
- Martha Woodcock
- James Standifer Woodcock
- Jesse Woodcock, b. ABT. 1795 in Wilson Co, TN
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