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DECENDANTS OF
MARQUIS WOODCOCK

Submitted by: Larry Henley (lehen@pvtnetworks.net)

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Marquis is a descendent of John Woodcock. John arrived in the USA 1635 from Weymouth England, arrived at Attlesboro Mass. Farmer and trader. Married in 1649 and died in 1701. Ancestral home being in Warwickshire England. John was active in local affairs. His home was used as a garrison during King Phillip's War (1675-76) Once an Indian owed him some money and wouldn't pay. John took an Indian girl and some furs to even the debt. For by-passing the law, he was put in stocks in the town square for two days for punishment. He and the Indians were enemies and when he died several bullet wounds were found in his body believed to have been put there by Indians.
    During the Revolutionary War descendants of John Woodcock and his 11 brothers who came to America with him, out numbered all other enlisted men from Attlesboro, Massachusetts.

Generation No. 1

1. MARQUIS1 WOODCOCK

Child of MARQUIS WOODCOCK is:

2. i. HENRY2 WOODCOCK, b. Abt. 1805; d. Abt. 1867.

Generation No. 2

2. HENRY2 WOODCOCK (MARQUIS1) was born Abt. 1805, and died Abt. 1867. He married (1) KITTY SIMMIONS. He married (2) DEBORAH MINICK.

Notes for HENRY WOODCOCK:
    Henery Woodcock ( A descendant of John Woodcock) was married twice. First wife was Kitty Simmons. They had 11 children, only name known is, Modena Frances (Frank) Woodcock. there were 8 children with his second wife. Deborah Minick. In 1848 Henery bought some land on Buffalo River in Ark. He moved to his new farm from Summner County Tennessee. of the children born to Henery 7 did not reach adulthood and are buried in the Woodcock Cemetery on the Woodcock farm. Both Henery and his first wife are buried on the farm.
    The farm was a fertile one, bound on three sides by the Buffalo River. During and after the war he sold corn to those who could pay for 50 cents a bushel. but he never turned any one away empty handed if they could not pay.
    During the Civil War there was a skirmish fought on this farm and the dead were buried in another cemetery on the farm.
More About HENRY WOODCOCK:
    Burial: Woodcock Farm

More About DEBORAH MINICK:
    Burial: Wayland Arbor Cem. Norfork Ark.

Child of HENRY WOODCOCK and KITTY SIMMIONS is:

3. i. MODENA FRANCIS (FRANK)3 WOODCOCK, b. November 02, 1830, Summner county Tenneesse; d. May 29, 1880, Selma, Calif.

Generation No. 3

3. MODENA FRANCIS (FRANK)3 WOODCOCK (HENRY2, MARQUIS1) was born November 02, 1830 in Summner county Tenneesse, and died May 29, 1880 in Selma, Calif. He married MARY (POLLY) L. DORCUS LANGSTON September 29, 1858. She was born 1843 in Calico Rock, Ark, and died 1932.

More About MARY (POLLY) L. DORCUS LANGSTON:
    Burial: Wayland Arbor Cem. Norfork Ark.

Children of MODENA WOODCOCK and MARY LANGSTON are:

4. i. JOEL4 WOODCOCK, d. Abt. 1938.

ii. MARTIN LUTHER WOODCOCK, b. 1864, Calico Rock Ark; d. March 17, 1947; m. MARGARET ELIZABETH YEARY, 1887.

Notes for MARTIN LUTHER WOODCOCK:
    Martin Luther Woodcock was born at Calico Rock, AR. in 1864. He married Margaret Elizabeth Yeary in 1887. 12 children was born to this union including 2 sets of twins. Uncle Luther and Aunt Betty as they were called by friends and relatives live the 60 years of their married life on their farm at Rodney, AR.
    They both died just befor their 60th wedding anniversary. They died within 2 months of each other.
More About MARTIN LUTHER WOODCOCK:

    Burial: Wayland Arbor Cem. Norfork Ark.

iii. ADELINE WOODCOCK.

iv. MONROE WOODCOCK.

v. CALLIE WOODCOCK.

vi. SAMANTHA WOODCOCK.

vii. DENA WOODCOCK.

Generation No. 4

4. JOEL4 WOODCOCK (MODENA FRANCIS (FRANK)3, HENRY2, MARQUIS1) died Abt. 1938. He married MATTIE THORNTON. She died 1971.

More About JOEL WOODCOCK:
    Burial: Wayland Arbor Cem. Norfork Ark.

More About MATTIE THORNTON:
    Burial: Wayland Arbor Cem. Norfork Ark.

Children of JOEL WOODCOCK and MATTIE THORNTON are:

5. i. JAMES FLOYD5 WOODCOCK, b. September 1898, Ark.; d. October 1970, Yakima, wash.

ii. WILLIE WOODCOCK.

iii. IDA WOODCOCK, b. 1900; d. 1990.

iv. ADA WOODCOCK.

v. HESTER WOODCOCK, b. 1904; d. 1992.

More About HESTER WOODCOCK:
    Burial: Wayland Arbor Cem. Norfork Ark.

vi. DOLLY WOODCOCK, b. Abt. 1907; d. September 1999, Flippen Ark..

vii. THURMAN WOODCOCK, d. Abt. 1972.

More About THURMAN WOODCOCK:
    Burial: Wayland Arbor Cem. Norfork Ark.

viii. MINUS WOODCOCK.

More About MINUS WOODCOCK:
    Burial: Phoenix, Arizona.

ix. THELMA WOODCOCK, b. 1919; d. June 1999, Norfork Ark.

More About THELMA WOODCOCK:
    Cause of Death: Died from a heart attack
    Medical Information: The last time her neice Earleen (Woodcock) Henley saw her, she was in the hosp. in a comma.

x. ESTEL WOODCOCK, b. 1921; d. 1990.

xi. Possibily living WOODCOCK.

Generation No. 5

5. JAMES FLOYD5 WOODCOCK (JOEL4, MODENA FRANCIS (FRANK)3, HENRY2, MARQUIS1) was born September 1898 in Ark., and died October 1970 in Yakima, wash. He married ZELMA WHITEAKER September 25, 1927 in Ark, daughter of WILLIAM WHITEAKER and MARGARET LAMB. She was born January 14, 1905 in Ark., and died June 26, 1993 in Carlsbad NM.

Notes for JAMES FLOYD WOODCOCK:
    Floyd was a Railroad Tie inspector in Summit Ark and at one time owned the General Store in Summit
    He moved from Summit Ark in 1945 to Yakima, Wash. where he worked at Hanford, Wash. until he retired. The house he built in Summit was still standing and being lived in in 2000.
More About JAMES FLOYD WOODCOCK:
    Burial: Tahoma Cem. Yakima, Wash
    Cause of Death: Hart Attack

More About ZELMA WHITEAKER:
    Burial: Tahoma Cem Yakima, wash
    Cause of Death: Died a month and a half after a massive stroke

Children of JAMES WOODCOCK and ZELMA WHITEAKER are:

6. i. Living Female6 WOODCOCK, b. August 05, 1930, Rodney Ark..

7. ii. VERLON ZANE WOODCOCK, b. September 16, 1928, Ark; d. November 22, 1982, Yakima Wash..

iii. FLOYD GAYLIN WOODCOCK, b. May 1932; d. January 1933.

More About FLOYD GAYLIN WOODCOCK:
    Burial: Staggs Cem. Calico Rock, Ark

8. iv. Living male WOODCOCK, b. September 16, 1933, Ark..

9. v. Living Male, b. February 02, 1936, Calico Rock, Ark.

Generation No. 6

7. VERLON ZANE6 WOODCOCK (JAMES FLOYD5, JOEL4, MODENA FRANCIS (FRANK)3, HENRY2, MARQUIS1) was born September 16, 1928 in Ark, and died November 22, 1982 in Yakima Wash.. He married FLORENCE HENLEY September 11, 1948 in Yakima Wash, daughter of ROSS HENLEY and ELIZABETH KLAMM. She was born October 03, 1932 in Nampa Idaho, and died July 23, 1990 in Yakima Wash..

More About VERLON ZANE WOODCOCK:
    Burial: Tahoma Cem.
    Cause of Death: Died from cancer

More About FLORENCE HENLEY:
    Burial: Tahoma Cem.
    Cause of Death: Died from cancer

For information on later generations contact Lehen@pvtnetworks.net

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