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Family of John WOOD and Elizabeth FOREMAN

Husband: John WOOD (1687-1759)
Wife: Elizabeth FOREMAN (1691-1780)
Children: Elizabeth WOOD (1708- )
Elizabeth WOOD (1710- )
Mary WOOD (1711-1713)
William WOOD (1713- )
Simon WOOD (1717-1788)
Marriage 17 Dec 1704 Chartham, Kent

Husband: John WOOD



Name: John WOOD
Sex: Male
Father: Thomas WOOD (1654-1727)
Mother: Mary JANCOCK (1663- )
Birth 25 Oct 1687 Chartham, Kent
Will 11 Jan 1755 (age 67) Chartham
In his will John was described as a Yeoman. Although it was almost certainly made in 1755 it required an Indenture in 1864 which named his descendants down to great great grandchildren. He left the property described as "two messuages or tenements with lands and appertenances thereto belonging.......lying in the parish of Chartham" in trust for his wife with succession to his two children and their descendants
Death 15 Dec 1759 (age 72) Chartham, Kent
Probate 19 Jan 1760 Chartham, Kent
Indenture 1864 (age 176-177) Canterbury Kent
John's will was not proved until 1864 when an indenture had to be created together with a pedigree to prove his descendants.

Wife: Elizabeth FOREMAN

Name: Elizabeth FOREMAN
Sex: Female
Father: Thomas FOREMAN ( - )
Mother: Margaret (FOREMAN) ( - )
Birth 10 Jul 1691 Godmersham. Kent
Will 8 Oct 1765 (age 74) Chartham
Elizabeths Will was proved 18th November 1780. She gave ten shillings to each of her five grandchildren to be given at the discretion of her son Simon their father. She gae to her daughter Elizabeth her household goods, furniture and linen. She also gave to her daughter Elizabeth and her daughter in law Margaret and to her granddaughter Elizabeth her gold rings and wearing apparel. All the residue of her estate was divided equally between Smon and Elizabeth
Death 17 Dec 1780 (age 89) Chartham, Kent

Child 1: Elizabeth WOOD

Name: Elizabeth WOOD
Sex: Female
Birth 12 Dec 1708 Chartham, Kent
Death "abt 1710" Chartham, Kent

Child 2: Elizabeth WOOD

Name: Elizabeth WOOD
Sex: Female
Birth 9 Mar 1710 Chartham, Kent
Death "?16 Jun 1794" Chartham

Child 3: Mary WOOD

Name: Mary WOOD
Sex: Female
Birth 20 Jan 1711 Chartham, Kent
Death 9 Aug 1713 (age 2) Chartham, Kent

Child 4: William WOOD

Name: William WOOD
Sex: Male
Birth 14 Feb 1713 Chartham, Kent
Death "infant" Chartham, Kent

Child 5: Simon WOOD

Name: Simon WOOD
Sex: Male
Spouse: Margaret SHRUBSOLE (1722-1803)
Birth 22 Sep 1717 Chartham, Kent
Death 9 Sep 1788 (age 70) Chartham, Kent

Note on Husband: John WOOD

The inscription on the headstone of John Wood shown in the photo as the fourth headstone from the right in St Mary's Churchyard, Chartham is "Here lies the body of John Wood late of this parish who died on the 15 Dec 1759. Aged 73 years. He left surviving Eliz his wife and son and daughter viz Eliz. and Simon. here also lies the body of the above said Eliz. wife of the said John Wood who died the 17 Dec 1780 aged 88 years