Samuel West Woods


Personal and Family Information

Samuel was born on 4 NOV 1799 in Madison County, Georgia, the son of Francis Harper Woods and Martha Leeper.

He died on 23 SEP 1871 in Benton County, Arkansas.

His wife was Sarah Adams, who he married on 28 JUL 1818 in Bedford, Tennessee. Their eight known children were Francis Newton (1819-1844), Mary A (1820-1890), Robert Washington (1824-1851), Samuel Leeper (1827-1845), James D. (1831-1907), Alrena (1833-1914), Thomas Allen (1836-1921) and Alexander Patton (1838-1863).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Samuel West Woods


Francis Harper Woods


Samuel Woods


Elizabeth Patton


Martha Leeper



Birth4 NOV 1799
Place: Madison County, Georgia
Death23 SEP 1871
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Census2 DEC 1850
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Address: Sugar Creek Twp, Benton County, Arkansas family 511 Samuel Woods, 50 m Farmer Tenn, James “ 20 m Tenn, Alrena 17 f Tenn, Thomas 16 m Tenn, Alexander 12 m Tenn.
Census8 JUN 1860
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Age: 60
Address: Osage Twp, Bentonville PO, Benton County, Arkansas family 80 Samuel Woods 60 m farmer $6500 REal, $8350 Personal, born Ga Eleena, 27 f Tenn, Thomas 24 m Tenn, Alexander 21 m student Tenn
Census15 JUL 1870
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Age: 70 b Georgia
Address: dwelling 1168 family 463 Woods, Samuel 70, mw farmer $15,000 $4,000 born Georgia - Allen 34 mw farmer $250, tenn, Mary 30 fw keeping hours Arkansas, Elevena 37 fw keep house Tenn.
Place: Old Dickson Cemetery
Address: 1603 SW 2nd St, Bentonville Benton County, Arkansas Goodspeed 1889, Find A Grave Memorial# 118570197
Will20 JAN 1848
Place: Marshall County, Tennessee
Address: Marshall County, Tennessee
Wiil -Woods, Francis H

Will-Woods, proof


Note 1

Two Grandsons of Samuel Woods 1740-1825 are buried in Benton County, Arkansas. These are first cousins Samuel Purviance Woods 1809-1882 buried Woods Cemetery, Little Flock and Samuel West Woods 1799 and 1871 is buried Old Dickson Cemetery, Bentonville.