1863 James Marshall Woods CDV Photo, Blacksmith, Newburyport, Mass
On reverse: "Jas. M. Woods, July 4, 1863, Newburyport, Mass." is handwritten and hand signed in old period dip pen ink. Photo Type: Original Antique Victorian CDV Carte de Visite Photograph, dated 1863, Civil War era. Newburyport, Massachusetts is in Essex County. Photographer: Unmarked, Unknown.
Found in Public Genealogy Records:
James Marshall Woods 1825–1908 was a Blacksmith, born in Groton, Massachusetts and died in West Newbury, Massachusetts at age 82 in 1908.
His father: Sadoc Woods 1799–1880 (also seen as Zadoc Woods)
His mother: Roxey Blood Woods 1800–1822 the daughter of Thomas Blood 1776–1835 and Milly Fitch Blood 1779–1833. Her siblings were Almira Blood 1816–1822, Gilman Blood 1819–1891, Mary Ann Blood, Alfred Blood born 1875, Elizabeth Blood and Nancy Blood.
His sister was Mary J Woods Fletcher 1837–1911, who married Parker Fletcher 1830–1905. Their children were Annie Lawrence Fletcher 1862–1862, Mary Alice Fletcher Hodgman 1863–1948, Clara Roxy Fletcher Brown 1865–1953, Kennie Parker Fletcher 1867–1934, and Nancy Marcella Fletcher 1869–1947. They are buried in Groton Cemetery, Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.
His 1st wife: Ann Eliza Scott Woods 1827-1898 born in Swanton, Franklin County, Vermont and died in Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. Her father was Isaac Scott 1796-1861 born to Phillip Scott and Anna Palmer Scott. Her mother was Almira Scott 1807-1885, born to Rufus Waitstill Scott 1778–1850 and Mercy Hackett Scott 1779–1858. Her brother was Issac Ransom Scott 1836–1923. He was also a blacksmith, and is seen as Ransom Scott in census records.
Their son: Martin Marshall Woods 1854-1923, also a blacksmith, married Jennette Chase woods 1854-1934, daughter of Frances D. Chase & Sarah E. Chase. They were married Oct 10, 1876 by William W. Newell, pastor of the 1st Presbyterian Church in Newburyport. Martin died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is buried in Newburyport. Their daughter was Charlotte Clayton Woods Browning 1886-1978, known as Lottie. For years he was the national secretary of the Junior Order of United American Mechanics.
James Wood's 2nd wife: Lois E Fuller Fisher Woods, born in Goshen, Sullivan County, New Hampshire. They were married in 1899 in West Newbury by Clergyman Charles F. Clark. James was 73 and she age 63. It was a second marriage for them both. Her parents were Thaddeus Mussey Fuller 1786–1875 and Philinda Abell Fuller 1807–1858 of New Hampshire. Her first husband was James M. Fisher, born in Francestown, New Hampshire. Her children were Nellie S. Fisher Gerald 1859-1946, Charles H. Fisher born 1861 and Franklin M. Fisher born 1866.
James M Woods in the 1860 United States Federal Census
Birth Year: abt 1826
Birth Place: Massachusetts
Home in 1860: Newburyport Ward 5, Essex, Massachusetts
Household Members Name Age
James M Woods 34 Blacksmith
Ann E Woods 33
Marshal M Woods 6
Saml O Cobb 17 (Samuel Otis Cobb, apprentice Blacksmith)
James M Woods in the U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995
Residence Year: 1869
Street address: 20 Kent ST
Residence Place: Newburyport, Massachusetts
Publication Title: Newburyport Massachusetts City Directory 1869
This photo was found in Franklin County, Massachusetts, MA. It is exceptionally clear and a beautiful portrait of James Woods, clearly signed. This is an important DAR, Daughters of the American Revolution and SAR Sons of the American Revolutionary War family of Newburyport.
Size: 2.5 x 4 inches
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