Nicholas WOOD


ABT 1618 - 7 Feb 1669

  • BIRTH: ABT 1618, England
  • DEATH: 7 Feb 1669, Medfield, Suffolk, MA [2773]
Family 1 : Mary PIDGE
  1.  Mary WOOD
  2.  Sarah WOOD
  3. +Elizabeth WOOD
  4.  Jonathan WOOD
  5.  Hannah WOOD
  6.  Mehitable WOOD
  7.  Abigail WOOD
  8.  Bethiah WOOD
  9.  Eleazer WOOD
Family 2 : Hannah
  • MARRIAGE: ABT 16 Nov 1665, Medfield, Suffolk, MA [5875]

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[2774] "Abstracts of Early Wills on Record"
Watkins, Walter K.
NEHGR v48 p 457 (Oct 1894)
(Will of Nicholas Wood; drawn 16 Jan 1669/70; probated 02 Jun 1670.)

"The Pigg or Pidge Family in England and America"
Waldo Chamerlain Sprague
TAG v36, pp110-117
"Mary, b. ca. 1620-4; m. ca. 1642 at Roxbury, Nicolas Wood of Dorchester and Natick (now
Sherborn)... Mary (Pidge) Wood died 19 Feb. 1663 at now Sherborn (Medfield V.R.)."
[This article includes a note correcting Savage's erroneous claim that Mary, wife of Nicolas
Wood, was the daughter of Robert Williams.]

"Pioneers of Massachusetts"
Pope, Charles Henry
Boston, MA; 1900
p511, "Wood, Woods; Nicholas... He was a herdsman... he m. [Mary] dau.
of Thomas Pidge of Roxbury; their twin daus. Mary and Sarah..."

"A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England"
James Savage
Pub. Boston, 1860-1862
Repub. Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, MD, 1998
v4, p628: "WOOD, NICHOLAS, Dorchester, had liv. at Braintree, when freem. 2 June 1641,
and there m. Mary, d. of Robert Williams of Roxbury, as Mr. Clapp assures me, had Mary
and Sarah, tw. b. 25 Dec. 1642 as the Roxbury rec. in Geneal. Reg. VI. 377, 8, affirms, tho.
Clapp claims him as early as 1640 to be overseer of Glover's farm until 1654. He had also
Hannah. In 1645, he was one of the petitnrs. for Pumham's ld. to be gr. to them. Farmr,
relying on a passage in Hutch. I. supposes he was of Medfield 1656, and there he certain.
was soon aft. and also earlier. Records at M. give to him and w. Mary, Jonathan, b. 3 Jan.
1652, wh. was k. by the Ind. 21 Feb. 1676; Mehitable 22 July 1655, wh. m. 17 Oct. 1671,
Joseph Morse; Abigail, 13 Sept. 1657; Bethia, 28 July 1660; and Eleazer, 14 Mar. 1662; and
his w. d. 19 Feb. foll. and he d. 7 Feb. 1670. His d. Hannah m. 26 Nov. 1665, John
Harding, but d. bef. her f. In his will of 16 Jan. 1670, all the six ds. are nam. of wh.
Hannah was dec. and her s. Abraham, as well as the two s. are well provid. for, out of his
ample est. Mary m. John Thurston; Sarah m. 4 Oct. 1660, deac. Thomas Bass of Braintree.
Who was his sec. w. call. Ann in his will,or whether he had more ch. bef. or aft. is wholly ukn."

"New England Marriages Before 1700"
Clarence A. Torrey, Baltimore, MD, 1985
(as found on NEHGS CD-ROM, Boston, 2001)
"WOOD, Nicholas (-1670) & 1/wf Mary PIGG/PIDGE/ WILLIAMS? (-1663), ?dau Thomas;
by 1642; Roxbury/Braintree/ Dorchester/Medfield"
"WOOD, Nicholas (-1670) & 2/wf Ann/Anna/Hannah (BABCOCK?) PAGE, w William;
m/3 Edward WINN ca 1681; m cont 16 Nov 1665; Watertown"

[2775] [S204] Papers of Mary Lovering Holman

  • PAGE: Wood

[2773] [S97] Vital Records of Medfield, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850

  • PAGE: 243

[5872] [S204] Papers of Mary Lovering Holman

[5873] [S210] Great Migration Begins

  • PAGE: 3:1465

[5874] [S205] "The Pigg or Pidge Family in England and America," The AmericanGenealogist

  • PAGE: 112

[5875] [S204] Papers of Mary Lovering Holman

  • NOTE:

    [5876] A pencilled note in this Wood file says that Dorothy, daughter of GeorgeBadcock [Babcock] married John Daniel, but that marriage does not appearin Torrey.

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