Father: John Fitzinger (Jehu) Woods
Mother: Elizabeth (Betsy) Bonham
Spouse: Stephen Thomas Perkins
m: 29/Jan/1818 - Grayson Co., VA
Child-1: Isaac - b: 1820 - NC
m: Sarah *****
2: John - b: 1821 - NC
3: Anna (Indiana) - b: 1823 - NC
m: Jesse Crocker - 5/Jan/1848 - Crawford Co., IL
4: Manson - b: Feb/1826 - NC
m: Jane Pollock - 5/Apr/1866 - Bureau Co., IL
5: (unnamed daughter) - ~1834 - IL
6: Addie Tabitha - b: 1836 - Bureau Co., IL
d: 1926 - bur: Pleasant Hill Cem., Boyd Co., NE
m: Merrill Josiah Stearns - 4/Jul/1864 - Bureau Co., IL - div: Oct/1877
7: Rebecca - b: 1840 - IL - nra: 1860
8: Malvina - b: 1842 - Bureau Co., IL
d: 1886 - Bureau Co., IL - bur: Greenfield Cem.
m: Stephen F. Holbrook - 21/Jul/1864 - Bureau Co., IL
9: Johnson - b: Mar/1846 - IL
m: Edith or Audenia ***** - ~1872
As with most pioneer women, few details of their lives are known. Even so, Margaret Hannah Woods was a daughter of John F. nad Betsey Bonham Woods. Of course, the Bonham family had migrated from New England through New Jersey to the Virginia-North Carolina frontier. Margaret Hannah Woods and Stephen Thomas Perkins were married in Grayson County, Virginia, on January 29, 1818. Shortly thereafter their settled in orther Ashe County, North Carolina, and rmained there until 1833 when they relocated to north central Illinois. They apparently remained in Illinois for the remainder of their lives. Margaret Hannah Woods Perkins died in 1890 and was buried in the Greenfield Cemetery in Bureau County, Illinois.Source Citations:
1. 1870 US Census Population Schedule for Bureau County, Illinois, National Archives, Washington DC: pg. 209B, (microfilm: roll M593_190; img. 103).
2. 1880 US Census Population Schedule for Bureau County, Illinois, National Archives, Washington DC: pg. 48A, (microfilm: roll T9_177; img. 98).
3. Marriage Register, Bk. 1, Grayson Co., VA, pg. 16, Library of Virginia, Richmond, VA, (microfilm: roll - City and County Records #18). ("Grayson County Marriages 1793-1836", Jeffrey Weaver (tr), New River Notes, www.newrivernotes.com/index.htm, 2015.)
4. Greenfield Cemetery, Bureau County, Illinois (www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1019885&CScn=Greenfield&CScntry=4&CSst=16&CScnty=695&, continuously updated).
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