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Blog Chart 009: Elizabeth READ (1749 – 1829) & William WOOD (1751 – 1815)

Elizabeth Read (1749 -1829) & William Wood (1751 – 1815)

This is the line of descent from Cozens Read’s daughter Elizabeth. I find I have a soft spot for her husband William, since I discovered that he was riding home on his horse from Ashendon to Chearsley and they found him dead in a ditch!! Poor chap, all alone. Did he fall from his horse? Have a heart attack? He was something like a special constable so was he set about by robbers? It’s all very intriguing!!

Descendants of Elizabeth READ (1749 – 1829)

Generation No. 1

1. ELIZABETH4 READ (COZENS3, WILLIAM2, JOHN1) was born 1749 in Nether Winchendon, Buckinghamshire, and died 1829 in Chearsley, Buckinghamshire. She married WILLIAM WOOD 24 Aug 1775 in Lower Winchendon, Buckinghamshire, son of RICHARD WOOD and ELIZABETH FREEMAN. He was born 1751 in Chearsley, Buckinghamshire, and died 1815 in Chearsley, Buckinghamshire.

Children of ELIZABETH READ and WILLIAM WOOD are:
i. SUSANNA5 WOOD, b. 1776, Chearsley, Buckinghamshire; d. Bef. 1781, Chearsley, Buckinghamshire.
ii. ELIZABETH WOOD, b. 1777, Chearsley, Buckinghamshire.
iii. ANN WOOD, b. 1779, Chearsley, Buckinghamshire; m. CHARLES DUDLEY.
iv. SUSANNA WOOD, b. 1781, Chearsley, Buckinghamshire.
v. WILLIAM WOOD, b. 1783, Chearsley, Buckinghamshire.
2. vi. RACHEL WOOD, b. 1785, Chearsley, Buckinghamshire.
vii. SARAH WOOD, b. 1787, Chearsley, Buckinghamshire.
viii. MARY WOOD, b. 1790, Chearsley, Buckinghamshire.
Generation No. 2

2. RACHEL5 WOOD (ELIZABETH4 READ, COZENS3, WILLIAM2, JOHN1) was born 1785 in Chearsley, Buckinghamshire. She married JOHN HUMPHREY 10 Dec 1804 in Chearsley, Buckinghamshire.

Notes for RACHEL WOOD:
In Rachel’s Mother Elizabeth’s Will dated 1827, Rachel has her name crossed out and replaced with the name of Elizabeth!

Also, Rachel is the wife of John Humphrey but at the time of their marriage her name is shown as Eliz Wood.

Children of RACHEL WOOD and JOHN HUMPHREY are:
i. WILLIAM6 HUMPHREY, b. 1805, Chearsley, Buckinghamshire.
ii. JOSEPH HUMPHREY.
iii. ELIZABETH HUMPHREY.

 

 

 

 

 

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