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Mary Wood[1]

Female 1655 - 1694  (38 years)


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  • Name Mary Wood 
    Born 15 May 1655  Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1694  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • http://www.jerryeakle.com/chute/pafg18.htm#64955


      Mary Wood: Death date is estimated only, based on birth of youngest daughter.
      "Mr. Jewt's wife was admitted to Rowley Church __ April 1695 ... Mary Chute was dismissed, 13 Oct 1706 from Rowley Church to the church in Byfield Parish (Church register, Rowley)."
      Numerous genealogical databases - too numerous to count - have married off our «u»Mary Wood «/u», wife of James Chute, to an Edward Ordway as a second marriage. The only problem with that second marriage is that it was recorded as having taken place in 12 DEC 1678, in Newbury. Our Mary Wood married our James Chute a mere five years earlier, in 10 NOV 1673. The original source appears to have been an IGI record.
      If this were true, the end result is that all of us who have descended from any of their children OTHER than Mary and Elizabeth, their two eldest children -- which would pretty much be all of us in the American and Canadian lines -- would not be Chutes at all, but Ordways. The fact that we're all here and have the surname "Chute" ought to be everyone's first clue that this reported Wood-Ordway marriage record isn't, as they say in the genealogy biz, "not even remotely supported". Our existances not being enough for some pickier genealogists, there are also records of "Mary Jewt" and not Ordway, changing churches in 1695, the birth of daughter Hannah Chute in 1700, and the fact that she died before he did. A second marriage would have been, well ... bigamous. If any of the two of them could have re-married, it would have been James, and not Mary, although there is no record that he did.
      At least one family «i»may«/i» have recorded the correct data. This would be the «u»Colby Family. <http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~colby/colbyfam/d398.html>«/u» Their records record the following: "Mary WOOD was born on 31 OCT 1653 in Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts. She died between 18 MAY 1699 and 14 JUN 1704. Daughter of Isaiah Wood and Mercy Thomson. She was married to Edward ORDWAY on 12 DEC 1678 in Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. Children were: Ann ORDWAY, Rachel ORDWAY, Joana ORDWAY, Jacob ORDWAY, Isaiah ORDWAY, Daniel ORDWAY." No record of what their sources were on that, but even without a source -- heck, even if they made it up out of thin air -- it's still more supportable than Edward Ordway having married «i»our«/i» Mary Wood in 1678.
    Person ID I49041  Glenn Cook Family
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2013 

    Father Thomas Wood,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Ann Hunt,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 7 Jun 1654  Rowley, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F551614497  Group Sheet

    Family James Chute,   b. 1648, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts, American Colonies Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1730, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 10 Nov 1673  Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts, American Colonies Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Chute,   b. 16 Sep 1674, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1750, Rowley, Byfield Parish, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     2. Elizabeth Chute,   b. 22 Jun 1676, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Rowley, Byfield Parish, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Lionel Chute,   b. 15 Apr 1681, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts, American Colonies Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1730, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, American Colonies Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     4. Ann Chute,   b. 9 Oct 1679, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Deacon James III Chute,   b. 14 Jun 1686, Byfield Parish, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, American Colonies Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1769, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, American Colonies Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     6. Thomas Chute,   b. 30 Jan 1689, Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts, American Colonies Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 1771, Windham, Cumberland County, Maine, American Colonies Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years)
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2013 
    Family ID F551612262  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S1490] Jerry Eakle, Jerry Eakle; 2050 Longley Lane #505; Reno, Nevada 89502, (Jerry Eakle 2050 Longley Lane #505 Reno, Nevada 89502 United States Jerry Eakle 2050 Longley Lane #505 Reno, Nevada 89502 United States).