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Thomas Woodworth

Male about 1641 - 1719  (~ 78 years)


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  • Name Thomas Woodworth 
    Born about 1641  Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation cooper, trader 
    Died 3 March 1718/9  Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • From Deane’s History of Scituate:
      Thomas had lands in Little Compton 1674, but he did not remove. He kept a ‘trader’s shop’ 60 rods south of Stockbridge’s mill.

      From Jeanette Behan's book, The Woodworth Family of America:
      In May 1676 his home was burned by Indiands who made an incursion into Scituate and committed extensive damage during King Philip’s War.
      In 1690 he was chosen “Clerk of the Mrket” holding that office until 1711; in 1712, he was appointed “Scaler of Weights and measures,” which is understood to be another name for his previous office.
      His Will was dated 13 February 1718/9 and proved 17 March following. His wife Deborah was mentioned; son Hezekiah’s children; sons John, Ebenezer to have homestead; daughters Debora Pincen, Catherine Davenport, Mary Vinal, Hannah Jackson, and Jerusha Randall. [2, 3]
    Person ID I3347  Schirado
    Last Modified 27 July 2013 

    Father Walter Woodworth,   b. about 1612, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. between 26 November 1685 and 25 February 1685/6, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Family ID F2418  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Deborah Damon,   b. 25 April 1645, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. after 13 February 1718/9  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 8 February 1666[/7]  Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
    +1. Deborah Woodworth,   b. 2 January 1667, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. after 13 February 1718/9  (Age 52 years)
    +2. Hezekiah Woodworth,   b. 5 February 1670, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 November 1716, Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
    +3. Catherine Woodworth,   b. 5 October 1673, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 June 1729, Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     4. Ebenezer Woodworth,   b. 25 May 1676, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. about 1690, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 13 years)
    +5. Mary Woodworth,   b. 8 July 1678, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +6. John Woodworth,   b. 31 August 1683, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 January 1762, Hanover, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     7. Hannah Woodworth,   b. 7 September 1685, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +8. Jerusha Woodworth,   b. 1 December 1688, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 December 1768, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +9. Ebenezer Woodworth,   b. 10 August 1690, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ca 1767/1769  (Age 78 years)
    Family ID F2420  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S161] Richard A. Damon, Jr., and D. Bradford Damon, (Warren L. FOrsythe, 2002).

    2. [S6] Samuel Deane, (Loring, Boston, 1831).

    3. [S708] Jeanette Woodworth Behan, (Publ. 1988 by the author).

    4. [S5] (NEHGS, Boston, 1909).


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