Richard Wood and Hopestill Hathaway Richard Wood and Rebecca Sarah Wood and Thomas Highsmith Martha Elizabeth Highsmith and Asa Kerby Elizabeth Kerby and John Joseph Sears Chesley Sears and Elizabeth C. McClanahan Malinda Margaret Sears and Scott Cyrus Freeman Lucy Jane Freeman and James Martin Lawson Donald VanHoosier Lawson and Iva Melvina Freeman Stephen Martin Lawson
Richard WOOD - b. about 1690; d. before Aug. 6, 1743, Morristown, NJ. Estate inventoried Aug. 6, 1743, Morris Co., NJ. Richard and Hopestill are mentioned in the will of Isaac HATHAWAY, brother of Hopestill. Resided at Dighton, Bristol Co., MA in 1712 where 4 children were born 1721-1731, and at Berkeley, MA in 1735. Married in MA, probably about 1720.
Hopestill HATHAWAY - b. about 1694, probably in Bristol Co., MA. Daughter of Isaac HATHAWAY and Mary PITTS.
Richard WOOD - b. Apr. 29, 1723, Dighton, Bristol Co., MA; d. between Aug. 15 and Sep. 19, 1756, Morristown, NJ. Son of Richard Wood and Hopestill Hathaway. Benjamin HATHAWAY, first cousin of Richard's mother, was at Morristown during the same period (refer to HATHAWAY line). Richard, a blacksmith, renewed the covenant at First Presbyterian Church of Morristown Mar. 20, 1748. His first wife, Sarah (b. about 1727; d. Jan. 16, 1749, Morristown, NJ), was mother of Hopestill, Ahijah, and Samuel. Sarah had been baptized and renewed the covenant on Feb. 24, 1744. Richard married second about 1749 at Morristown, NJ.
Rebecca - d. after Sep. 19, 1756 (the date she renewed the covenant at the First Presbyterian Church of Morristown, NJ, as a widow).
Torrey, in New England Marriages Prior to 1700, records the following Taunton, MA WOOD marriages.
Joseph Wood/Atwood m Esther? Walker (1650-1696); 1 Jan 1679;
William Wood m Dorothy (Wetherell) Irish, w Elias; 1 Apr. 1686; Taunton