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Re: Wm Woodiwiss Sr, Harriett Hunt, Eng, IA
Posted by: James Woodiwiss (ID *****3305) Date: March 04, 2005 at 17:09:04
In Reply to: Re: Wm Woodiwiss Sr, Harriett Hunt, Eng, IA by Les Fair of 71

William Woodiwiss and Harriett Hunt were the parents of James. I suspect that Mary was a decendant of a British loyalist (a Hessian perhaps?), that was given a land grant in Ontario after the American Revolutionary War. Unfortunately I cannot lay my hands on the information at the moment. My Woodiwiss ancestors came to the U.S. from Sussex, England about 1823. That is as far back as I have gone. There were Woodiwiss families in 3 locations in England at that time. I have yet tie my family to the others.


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