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Marriage: Children:
  1. Ann WOODMAN: Birth: 1 MAR 1712 in Newbury, MA.

  2. Sarah WOODMAN: Birth: 22 SEP 1713 in Newbury, MA.

  3. Joseph WOODMAN: Birth: 31 MAY 1715 in Newbury, MA. Death: 4 JUN 1796 in Hollis, ME

  4. Benjamin WOODMAN: Birth: 19 DEC 1718 in Newbury, MA.

  5. Joshua WOODMAN: Birth: 22 JAN 1720 in Newbury, MA. Death: 1800 in Buxton, York County, ME

  6. David WOODMAN: Birth: 24 FEB 1722 in Newbury, MA.

  7. Jonathan WOODMAN: Birth: 24 FEB 1722 in Newbury, MA.

  8. Nathan WOODMAN: Birth: 26 JUN 1726 in Newbury, MA. Death: 1812 in Hollis, ME

  9. Stephen WOODMAN: Birth: 23 FEB 1728 in Newbury, MA. Death: 23 JAN 1790 in Portland, ME

1. Title:   The Woodmans of Buxton
Page:   Page 12-13
Publication:   Boston, David Clapp & Son, 1874
Author:   Cyrus K. Woodman
2. Title:   The Woodmans of Buxton
Page:   Page 11
Publication:   Boston, David Clapp & Son, 1874
Author:   Cyrus K. Woodman
3. Title:   The Woodmans of Buxton
Page:   Page 13
Publication:   Boston, David Clapp & Son, 1874
Author:   Cyrus K. Woodman

a. Note:   Of Byfield Parish By deed dated the 6th of December, 1706, he bought, being then ofNewbury, for L22, of Mr. John Dummer, of Newbury, 7 1/2 acres of landlying in Newbury and described as follows: "Bounde on the North & onthe East & on the South by the said John Dummer's lands lying partlyin the forme of a bow the west corner Butted by an oake tree at theRiver called Newbury Falls River being y fresh water river thence bysaid River extending southeastward crossing said brook runningeastward to a hill and so crossing sd hill southward to a small rockpitched into the ground thence crossing the said slow westward toanother rock set up pitched into y ground thence on a straight line tothe first marked tree by the falls river." Deed acknowledgeed March 28, 1711. It was on this land, I believe, that Benjamin settled, raised hisfamily, and resided until his death. If there is no positive proof ofthis, there is, on the other hand, no reasonable doubt of it. We knowthat he lived at Byfield Parish in Newbury, that the land in questionis just such a site as a tanner would select, that on the hillmentioned in the deed is a good site for a dwelling-house, which isnow, and beyond the memory of any one now living has been, occupiedfor that purpose, that at the foot of the hill, at a convenientdistance from the house-site, there was a tan-yard as long ago as theoldest people now living can remember, and the remains of which arestill to be seen. In a letter to me, dated March 29, 1872, SewallWoodman, of Byfield Parish, says: "Benjamin Woodman, a tanner, livedwhere John Dummer's family now occupy." So there is existingtradition to confirm the other evidence that this was his home. The land that he bought of John Dummer, as above described, and whichwas doubtless his homestead, was given by his will to his son Joshua,who conveyed it by deed, dated June 28, 1749, to his brother Nathan,who lived in Newbury several years after his marriage, and doubtlesson the land in question, the homestead of his father. Nathan sold the place Sept. 30, 1756, to William Dummer, tanner, andmoved to Buxton, where he bought a farm of his brother Joseph, underdate of Jan. 10, 1757.
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