13 Sep 1620 - 17 Oct 1690
: Dorothy HOWELL
- BIRTH: 13 Sep 1620, Thenford, Northampton, England
- EMIGRATION: BEF 1648
- DEATH: 17 Oct 1690, Setauket, Suffolk, Long Island, NY
- Jemima WOODHULL
- +Richard WOODHULL
- Lydia WOODHULL
- Nathaniel WOODHULL
- Deborah WOODHULL
- Ruth WOODHULL
- Ann WOODHULL
- Margaret WOODHULL
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"Records of the Town of Brookhaven, Suffolk County, NY"
Brookhaven, NY; 1880
Cornell Library: New York State Historical Literature Collection
(A deed of Indian lands was granted to Richard Wodhull by the Sachems
Mentauk and Woneco, 20 Jul 1657. Several other land transactions between
the town of Brookhaven and Richard are also recorded. The earliest of these
I presume to be with the elder immigrant Richard, the later with his son.)
Setauket Presbyterian Church
Grave Stones and Epitaphs from the Churchyard
"Sequor nec Inferior"; Richard; Born in Thenford, England;
1620, Settled in Setauket; Long Island, 1656;
Died Oct. 17, 1690; (AE 70); "Every inch a nobleman";
Richard 2nd; Born 1649; Died Oct. 18, 1699;
(AE 50); "A Genuine Son of his Father";
"The tombs of these men destroyed by British soldiers in 1777; A reverent son restores in 1901"
"Woodhull Genealogy: The Woodhull Family in England and America",
Mary Gould Woodhull and Frances Bowes Stevens,
Henry T. Coates & Co., Philadelphia, PA, 1904
"The Woodhulls in America are the descendants of Richard Wodhull I., who
was born, probably, at Thenford, Northamptonshire, England, September
13, 1620. (See Benjamin P. Thompson's "History of Long Island," also
"American Ancestry," and many other references.) The date of Richard
Wodhull's marriage, and his wife Deborah's surname are uncertain...The
exact date of Richard Wodhull's arrival in this country is uncertain,
but it was prior to April 29th, 1648, as on that date he witnessed a
deed at Easthampton, Long Island... He finally settled permanently at
Setauket Harbor, then called Cromwell Bay, or Ashford, in the year
1656...The exact date of his death is uncertain, it, however, must have
been after October, 1690..."
(A marker raised much later cites 17 Oct 1690).
"Descendants of Edward Howell (1584-1655) of Westbury Manor, Marsh Gibbon,
Buckinghamshire, [England], and Southampton, Long Island, New York"
Emma Ross Howell; Second Edition by Dr. David Faris, 1985.
"[Dorothy Howell] was probably the Dorothy who was married to Richard Woodhull."
"Long Island Genealogy"
"A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England"
Pub. Boston, 1860-1862
"WOODHULL, WOODHILL, or WODHULL, sometimes WOODHALL,
RICHARD, Brookhaven, says Wood's L. I. but the Conn. governm. in
1659 and foll. yrs. call. his resid. Setauket, wh. is nearly opposite to
Milford on the continent. He was rep. 1664, and had a commissn. from
the Col. under its new Charter Gov. Winthrop that yr."
International Genealogical Index (R)