Robert Samuel Woods

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Personal and Family Information

Robert was born on 2 JUN 1835 in Arkansas, the son of William Harvey Woods and Mary Greaves Dickson.

He died on 17 OCT 1901 in Benton County, Arkansas.

His wife was Martha Jane Maxwell, who he married on 2 JUN 1859 in Benton County, Arkansas. Their ten known children were John H. (1860-1904), William Washington (1862-1953), Martha Jane (1864-1946), Robert J. (1866-1881), Samuel Epraham (1869-1950), Thomas Jackson (1870-1932), Elbert E (1872-1936), Denton Richard (1874-1946), George Micheal (1876-1934) and Mary Emmaline (1878-1893).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


 

Robert Samuel Woods
(1835-1901)

 

William Harvey Woods
(1811-c1883)

 

Samuel "East" Woods
(1776-1840)

 

Samuel Woods
(1740-1825)

 
   

Margaret Holmes
(c1742-1800)

+
   

Anna Purviance
(1774-1858)

 

John Purviance
(1743-1823)

 
   

Mary Jane Wasson
(1741/42-1810)

 
   

Mary Greaves Dickson
(1811-<1880)

 

Robert Dickson
(1773-1849)

 

Joseph Dickson
(1745-1825)

 
   

Margaret Isabell McEwen
(1742-1814)

+
   

Esther Moore
(c1775-<1849)

 

John Moore
(c1720-c1798)

 
   

Margaret Steele
(c1725-c1798)

 

Events

EventDateDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
Birth2 JUN 1835
Place: Arkansas
Death17 OCT 1901
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Census12 NOV 1850
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Age: 15
Address: Osage dwelling, family 322 Wm H Woods 39 m farmer $1000, b Ohio, Mary D 39 f born Tenn, Margarete E 18 f, Robert S 15 m, Mary A 13 f , America J 11 f, Martha J 8 f, John H 4 m, Sarah E 2 f, all born Ark
Census12 JUN 1860
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Age: 25
Address: Osage Twp, Bentonville P.O. dwelling 132 William Woods 48 m born Ohio, Mary 48 Tenn, Martha 17 Ark, John 14 Ark, Elizabeth 12 Ark Dwelling 133 James Woods 28 born Tenn, Mary 28 Ark, Sarah 5 Ark, John 1 Ark Dwelling 134 Robert Wood 25 born Ark, Jane 19 Tenn Dwelling 135 Samuel Woods 50 born Ohio, Eliza 50 Tenn, Robert 17 ARk, Jane 14 Ark, JOhn 11 Ark, Newton 9 Ark
Census8 JUN 1880
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Age: 45
Address: Osage Dwelling 133, family 133 Woods, Robert S, mw 45 married farmer born Ark f&m Tenn “ Martha J wf 38 wife married housekeeeper, born Tenn, f & m Georgia “ John wm 20 son single born Ark, f Ark m Tenn “ William wm 18, son, single born Ark, f Ark m Tenn “ Martha wf 16 daughter, single born Ark, f Ark m Tenn “Robert wm 14 son single born Ark, f Ark m Tenn Epraham wm 11 son single born Ark, f Ark m Tenn Thomas wm 10 son single born Ark, f Ark m Tenn Elbert wm 8, son, single born Ark, f Ark m Tenn George wm 4 son, single born Ark, f Ark m Tenn “ Mary wf 1 daughter, single born Ark, f Ark m Tenn dwelling 134, Woods, William H wm 68 born ohio f &m ohio dwelling 132 Jefferson Samuel wm 43 born Ark, f Va m Tenn
CensusJUN 1900
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Age: 64 to 65
Address: Osage twp, dweelling 303 family 303 Wood, Thomas , head wm born April 1870. age 30 married 7 yrs born Ark, f Ark m Tenn, farmer __ Mattie, wife wf born Sept 1866 age 33 married 7 yrs, mother of 1, 1 living born Ark, f&m Tenn __ Omer, son wm born Oct 1899 age 7 monthes single born Ark f&m Ark __ Robert, father wm born June 1835, age 64, Widower, born Ark f &m Tenn Laremore, Forest, boarder wm born Aug 1888 age 11, single born Missouri, f Missouri, m unkown
BurialOCT 1901
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Address: Woods Cemetery, Little Flock. with wife and children son of William Harvey Woods (born July 17, 1811 died May 31, 1883) and Mary "Polly" Dickson (born 1811 - died 1878). Find A Grave Memorial# 49718724
Other EventFROM 9 AUG 1862 TO 10 AUG 1863
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Type: Military Service
Address: COMPANY F , 34TH ARKANSAS INFANTRY REGIMENT , CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA WOODS, R.S. Pvt - Enl 9 Aug 1862 at Bentonville, AR. Deserted 10 Aug 1863 at Piney, AR WOODS, R.D. Pvt - Enl 9 Aug 1862 at Bentonville, AR. Joined by transfer 10 Aug 1862.

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Sources

  1. Captain Samuel Woods of King’s Mountain
    Source: Captain Samuel Woods of King’s Mountain
    Authors: Lucile Womack Bates 3810 Bedford Ave, Nashville, Tennesse 37215
    Date: 1965
    Publisher: The Benton County Pioneer newsletter of The Benton County Historical Society Rogers, Arkansas