Anderson Cooper

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Anderson Cooper

Television Journalist


    Henry Woodward

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    • 11th Generation — 8th Great-grandfather of Anderson Cooper
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 1782 
    • Birth Date:
    • ABT 1607 
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    • Death Date:
    • 7 Apr 1683 
    • Death Location:
    • Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts 
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    • ABT 1640 
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    • Henry Woodward is possibly the son of Thomas and Elizabeth (Tynen) Woodward of Much Woolton, Lancashire, England.

      Henry is said to have come to Boston aboard the James in 1635, however, he is not included in Robert Charles Anderson's The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England 1634-1635.

      Henry was killed by lightning.

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  • Sources for Henry Woodward

    • 2 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, (New England Historic and Genealogical Society), 1903, Vol. 57, p. 209.
    • 4 Dwight, Benjamin W., The History of the Descendants of Elder John Strong, of Northampton, Mass., Vol. 2, Albany, New York: Joel Munsell (1871), 769, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 6 Ferris, Mary Walton, Dawes-Gates Ancestral Lines: A Memorial Volume Containing the American Ancestry of Rufus R. Dawes, Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Wisconsin Cuneo Press (1931), Vol. 2, pp. 841-849, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 8 Jacobus, Donald Lines, comp., History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, Vol. 1, Baltimore: Reprinted for Clearfield Company (2007, originally published 1930-1932), 599.
    • 10 Roberts, Gary Boyd and William Addams Reitwiesner, American Ancestors and Cousins of The Princess of Wales, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. (1984), 29, Ancestry.com (Online Database).

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