enry Woodward emigrated from England on the James to New England in the 1630s in company with Reverend Richard Mather who called him "physician". Henry settled in Dorchester, Massachusetts, before moving to Northampton, Massachusetts, in about 1660 where he and his son John took the oath of allegiance on or before February 8, 1678. He built a grist mill and was struck by lightening there on April 7, 1685. After the death of his father, John moved his family to Westfield, Massachusetts, and later to Lebanon, Connecticut, where he and his wife Anna are buried. Elezear's sons Eleazer Jr. and Oliver eventually moved to Maine Sources: Robert C. Woodward and Jo Woodward.
Hugh Woodward b ca 1478 in Shevington, Lancashire, England Ralph Woodward b 1508 in Shevington, Lanchashire, England m ca 1530 Jane Molyneux in Shevington, Lancaster, England Hugh Woodward b ca 1531-35 in Shevington, Lancashire, England m 1559/60 Jane Hawlett in Standish, Lancashire, England Thomas Woodward b 1567 in All Saints, Childwell, Lancashire, England m 1592 Elizabeth Tyson in Childwell Parish, Lancashire, England Henry W. Woodward b 1606/7 in Much Worton, Lancashire, England m (1) ca 1620 Abigail Stebbens (2) 1639 Elizabeth Mather in Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts John Woodward b 1649 in Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts m 1671 Ann Dewey in ? Henry Woodward b 1679/80 in Northhampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts m 1702/3 Hannah Burrows in Lebanon, New London, Connecticut Henry Woodward Jr. b 1720 Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts m 1742 Mary King in Lebanon, New London, Connecticut Oliver Woodward b 1740 in Coventry, Tolland, Connecticut m 1772 Thankful Brown in Coventry, Tolland, Connecticut Oliver Woodward Jr. b 1780 in Conventry, Tolland, Connecticut m (1) ca 1799 Anna Kelley (2) 1816 Mary Corner McGrath in Marietta, Ohio John Broadhurst Stone Woodward b 1827 in Yankeeburg, Ohio m 1848 Mary Ann Cain in Marietta, Ohio James Whitney Woodward b 1856 in Washington County, Ohio m 1879 Catherine (Anna) M. Fehliman in Williams County, Ohio Oliver Woodward b 1879 in Williams County, Ohio m 1904 Alvina Ernestine Winter in Beemer, Nebraska Milton William Woodward b 1905 in Wichita, Kansas m 1929 Elisabeth Amelia Suchland in Colorado
Henry Woodward b ca 1607 in England m Elizabeth, maybe Mather, maybe Cunliffe John Woodward b 1649 in Dorchester, Massachusetts m Anna Dewey John Woodward b 1674 in Northampton, Massachusetts m Experience Baldwin Israel Woodward b 1707 probably Lebanon, Connecticut m Abigail Beard Abel Woodward b 1736 in either Lebanon, Connecticut or Watertown, CT m Lucy Atwood Abel Woodward b 1770 in Watertwon, Connecticut m Susannah Woodruff Abel C. Woodward b 1807 in Sharon, Connecticut m Caroline Beecher Abel R. Woodward b 1846 in Sharon, Connecticut m Ida May Northrup Theodore F. Woodward b 1892 in Sharon, Connecticut m Helen Louise Clark Robert C. Woodward b 1932 in Springfield, Massachusetts m Barbara Ann Williams
Robert Woodward b 1568 in Childwall, Lanchaschire, England m Anne Orme John Woodward b 1589 in Childwall, Lanchaschire, England Henry Woodward b ca 1611 in England m ca 1639 Elizabeth (probably) Mather in Massachusetts John Woodward b 1649 in Dorchester, Massachusetts m 1671 Anne Dewey in Lebanon, Connecticut Henry Woodward b 1680 in Lebanon, Connecticut m 1703 Hannah Burrows in Lebanon, Connecticut Henry Woodward b 1720 in Coventry, Connecticut m 1742 Mary King in Bolton, Connecticut Elezear Woodward b 1752 in Coventry, Connecticut m 17?? ? in Randolph, Vermont