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Ancestor is complete! immigrant flag male ancestor  John  ATWOOD (WOOD)

  (b. 14 December 1614 London, England   d. March 1675/76 Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony )  

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John ATWOOD (WOOD) was born 14 December 1614 in London, England. John ATWOOD (WOOD) was the child of John ATWOOD (WOOD)   and   Joan COLESON

John was an immigrant to the United States, arriving by 1629.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Sarah MASTERSON abt. 1642 in Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony .  The couple had (at least) 10 children. Sarah MASTERSON  was born abt. 1622 in Netherlands (Holland) (Dutch East Indies).  She died abt. 1701 in Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA (North Plymouth) (White Island Shores).  She was the daughter of Richard MASTERSON and Mary GOODALL.

John ATWOOD (WOOD) died March 1675/76 in Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony .

John Atwood was also known as Wood. He was born on 14 December 1614 at St. Martins, London, England. He was the son of John Atwood and Joan Coleson. John Atwood was christened on 24 December 1614 at St Martins in the Field, London, London, England. He immigrated in 1629; On the Mayflower. He married Sarah Masterson, daughter of Richard Masterson and Mary Goodall, in 1642 at Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts. John Atwood left a will on 22 November 1675 at Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts. He died before 7 March 1675/ 76 at Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts. The will of John Atwood was proved on 7 March 1675/ 76 at Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.


Details of the family tree of John appear below.
  • Origin of Surname
    ATWOOD
    Local. At (the) wood.
    An etymological dictionary of family and Christian names - By William Arthur - 1857.
  • Biography
    'John Wood, alias Atwood, came to Plymouth 1635-6, evidently with his uncle' (I believe it was his father) ', John Atwood.' He was admitted as a freeman in 1647, along with his brothers, Stephen and Henry. 'In 1648, they received a joint grant of land...John settled in Plympton, the part now Carver.'

    Source: Ye Atte Wode annals, October 1929 : giving English history, descendants of Harman, Henry, John, Philip, Stephen, Thomas of Ipswich and...Read MORE...


  • 1614 Birth
    14 December 1614
    London, England
  • 1647 Birth of Child
    John ATWOOD was born 5 October 1647, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • 1651 Birth of Child
    Nathaniel ATWOOD was born 25 February 1651, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA (North Plymouth) (White Island Shores)


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Added: 12/16/1999 12:00:00 AM - Updated: 4/25/2016 2:47:51 PM

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