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Woody Family Genealogy Report
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Last updated 18.10.2004
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Generation No. 1

1. William1 Woody was born Abt. 1760 (Source: Boone County Historian, v.4#4, 1981), and died Abt. 1817 in Lincoln County, Tennessee (Source: Boone County Historian, v.4#4, 1981). He married Jane [Unknown].

Children of William Woody and Jane [Unknown] are:
+ 2 i. John2 Woody, born 29 August 1792 in Virginia; died 21 August 1881 in Probably Boone County, Arkansas.
3 ii. Elizabeth Woody (Source: Boone County Historian, v.4#4, 1981).
4 iii. Jane Woody (Source: Boone County Historian, v.4#4, 1981).
5 iv. Sarah Woody (Source: Boone County Historian, v.4#4, 1981).
6 v. Biddy Woody (Source: Boone County Historian, v.4#4, 1981).
7 vi. Nancy Woody (Source: Boone County Historian, v.4#4, 1981).
8 vii. William Banks Woody (Source: Boone County Historian, v.4#4, 1981).



Generation No. 2

2. John2 Woody (William1) was born 29 August 1792 in Virginia (Source: Boone County Historian, v.4#4, 1981), and died 21 August 1881 in Probably Boone County, Arkansas (Source: Boone County Historian, v.4#4, 1981.). He married Nancy Burer 22 June 1810 in Lincoln County, Tennessee (Source: Boone County Historian, v.4#4, 1981). She was born Abt. 1793 in North Carolina (Source: Boone County Historian, v.4#4, 1981), and died Aft. 1860 in Boone County, Arkansas? (Source: Boone County Historian, v.4#4, 1981).

Notes for John Woody:
Cocke Co TN 1830
93 Woody, John 245
158 Woody, Nicholas 247
539 Suttan, Joseph 261
540 Suttan, John 261
572 Sutton, Cornelius 263

More About John Woody: 1820 Census: Lincoln County, Tennessee, transcribed by Jane W. Waller, 299 8 Woody, John 100010/10010. 1840 Census: Carroll County, Arkansas (Source: White Twp., Pages 25&26, John WOODDY 1120001 0000101, 1M 40-50, 1F 40-50, 1F 20-30, 2M 10-15, 1M 5-10, 1M 0-5.) 1850 Census: Check Benton County, AR (Source: 1840: WOODDY 131850: WOODY 45B-46A.) Burial: White Church Cemetery near Gaither, Boone Co., Arkansas (Source: (1) Logan, Roger V. "Some Descendants of William Woody of Virginia and Lincoln County, Tennessee". Boone County Historian, v.4#4, 1981, pg 80-91.., (2) White Church Cemetery, 454.WOODDY, J(ohn), b. 29 Aug. 1792, d. 12 Aug. 1881 ( field stone) *m. 6/22/1810, Nancy BURER, b. ca 1793 NC, d. ca 1860 Boone Co.?, *info R. LOGAN - Historian. notes 5/1979.) Served: War of 1812, Battle of New Orleans (Source: Boone County Historian, v.4#4, 1981)

Children of John Woody and Nancy Burer are:
+ 9 i. William Henry "Henry"3 Woody, born 17 January 1816 in Lincoln County, Tennessee; died 25 March 1904 in Boone County, Arkansas.
+ 10 ii. Elvira Woody, born Abt. 1819 in Tennessee; died 1883 in Boone County, Arkansas.
+ 11 iii. John D. Woody, born Abt. 1826 in Arkansas.
12 iv. Reuben Burrow Woody, born 06 June 1827 in Arkansas (Source: Boone County Historian, v.4#4, 1981); died 25 January 1898 in Oregon. He married Sidney Anna Hill; born 09 November 1824; died 21 May 1860.
13 v. James M. Woody, born Abt. 1832 in Arkansas (Source: Boone County Historian, v.4#4, 1981).
14 vi. [Male] Woody, born Bet. 1835 - 1840 (Source: 1840 Carroll Co., AR Census.).



Generation No. 3

9. William Henry "Henry"3 Woody (John2, William1) was born 17 January 1816 in Lincoln County, Tennessee (Source: Boone County Historian, v.4#4, 1981.), and died 25 March 1904 in Boone County, Arkansas. He married Catherine B. Cance. She was born 13 December 1820 in Tennessee (Source: (1) Tombstone., (2) 1860 Carroll Co., AR Census.), and died 27 June 1889 in Boone County, Arkansas (Source: Tombstone.).

More About William Henry "Henry" Woody: 1840 Census: Carroll [now Boone] County, Arkansas (Source: 1840 Carroll Co., AR Census, Crooked Creek Twp., Pages 3&4, Henry WOODY 10001 00001, 1M 20-30, 1F 20-30, 1M 0-5.) 1860 Census: Carroll [now Boone] County, Arkansas (Source: Jefferson Tsp - Mt Pleasant P. O., 114 WOODY, Wm. H 43 m TN farmer, Katherine 39 f TN can't read or write, James M 21 m AR farmer, Mary K 11 f AR att. sch/yr, Elizabeth A 8 f AR, WOODY, Massy 66 f NC widow; can't read or write.) Burial: Eoff Cemetery, Boone County, AR (Source: Tombstone, 274. Woody, W. H. (William Henry*) - 17 Jan. 1816 - 25 Mar. 1904 Mason son/John & Nancy"* info/Roger Logan - b. Lincoln Co., Tn.)

More About Catherine B. Cance: Burial: Eoff Cemetery, Boone County, AR (Source: Tombstone, 271. Wooddy, Catharine (B. Cance)* - 13 Dec. 1820 - 27 June 1889 wife/W. H. *info/Roger Logan article - Historian.)

Child of William Woody and Catherine Cance is:
15 i. James M.4 Woody, born Abt. 1839 in Newton County, Arkansas (Source: 1860 Carroll Co., AR Census.).


10. Elvira3 Woody (John2, William1) was born Abt. 1819 in Tennessee (Source: (1) Reminiscent History of the Ozark Region. Chicago: Goodspeed Brothers, 1894, pg. 193-194., (2) 1860 Carroll Co., AR Census.), and died 1883 in Boone County, Arkansas (Source: Boone County Historian, v.4#4, 1981, pg 80-91.). She married Robert "Bob" Capps 1839 in Carroll [later Newton] County, Arkansas (Source: (1) Reminiscent History, pg. 193-194., (2) Boone County Historian, v.4#4, 1981, pg 80-91., Says married Carroll (Newton) County, Ark.), son of Richard Capps and Rachel Barnhill. He was born 02 February 1820 in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina (Source: Reminiscent History, pg. 193-194.), and died 15 September 1902 in Boone County, Arkansas (Source: Tombstone.).

Notes for Elvira Woody:
A Few Names of the Pioneer Settlers on the Left Prong of Crooked Creek and Vicinity, By S. C. Turnbo: "In refering to the names of early residents on the left hand prong of Crooked Creek in Boone County Arkansas., Mr. William A. Eoff gives the following. The names are those who lived on the creek and vicinity from the earliest period of the settlement of that locality up to the beginning of the war. Among them were Henry Woody and Katie his wife, Ben Gipson and Elizabeth his wife, Duke Spain and Betsy his wife., Bill Potts and Louisa his wife, Jimmie Willis and Lucy his wife, Jake Clipper and his wife Harriet, Bill Braden and his wife Mahala, Ben McMahan and Betsey his wife., Davy Nichols and Hezzikieh his wife, Bob Capps and his wife Elvira, Jimmie Jones and Polly his wife, Billy Singer and Martha his wife. There were also Judge Ewing and Billy Ewing, Jake Turner and Clamp Turner who were brothers, and John Woody who was a chair maker. This man had a son named John whose wife was named Katie. Davy Nichols the one mentioned above was a hard shell Baptist preacher. Mr. Eoff married Miss Elvira Pennywell on the let of December 1853 and they lived many years on the left hand prong of the creek 4 miles from Bellfonte and 4 miles from Vally Springs and one half a mile from Pilot Knob. In speaking of his early school days, Mr. Eoff sd "went to school at Peter Bellers where there was a small house used for school purposes. The teacher wife was name Evaline. Some of my school mates who attended this school were Caroline Nichols, Francis Beller and Virginia Beller, Bob Capps, John Eoff and Charley Mitchell son of Col. Bill Mitchell. Some time after the school was out Charley Mitchell married Sarah Baker daughter of Jack Baker. Mr. Baker and Mitchell and his wife were killed in the Mountain Meadow Massacre in Utah in September 1857. Billy Beller was the man that kept the Beller stand at the Big Spring 2 miles above Harrison."

More About Robert "Bob" Capps: 1840 Census: Carroll [later Newton] County, Arkansas (Source: 1840 Carroll Co., AR Census, Pages 25&26, Robert CAPPS 0000 10001 [enumerated next to John Wooddy]. Newton County was created 21 Dec. 1842 from Carroll County.) 1850 Census: Not in Carroll Co., AR census 1860 Census: 13 July 1860, Carroll [now Boone] County, Arkansas (Source: 1860 Carroll Co., AR Census, Washington Twp., Mt. Pleasant P.O., p. 72 , 496, CAPPS, Robert 43 m NC farmer, Elvira 41 f TN, William F 20 m AR farmer, Richard 16 m AR farmer, John 15 m AR farmer, Robert 14 m AR, Malinda C 11 f AR, Elvira A 9 f AR, James R 7 m AR, George T 5 m AR, Thomas S 2 m AR, Henry H 2/12 m AR.) 1870 Census: Check Boone Co., AR Burial: Eoff Cemetery, Boone County, AR (Source: Tombstone, 44. Capps, Robert - 2 Feb. 1820 - 15 Sept. 1902 Mason b.Mecklenburg Co.NC son/Richard & Rachel (Barnhill) info/R. Logan hus./Elvira Woody - b. 1819, dau./John - no mkr. here.)

Children of Elvira Woody and Robert Capps are:
16 i. William F.4 Capps, born 22 August 1842 in Arkansas (Source: (1) Boone County Historian, v.4#4, 1981, pg 80-91.Tombstone, (2) 1860 Carroll Co., AR Census.); died 24 July 1906 in Boone County, Arkansas (Source: Boone County Historian, v.4#4, 1981, pg 80-91.Tombstone). He married (1) Louisa J. [Unknown] 1859 in probably Carroll County, Arkansas (Source: 1860 Carroll Co., AR Census.); born Abt. 1843 in Tennessee (Source: (1) 1880 Boone County, Arkansas, Bear Creek Township census, (2) 1860 Carroll Co., AR Census.). He married (2) Mary E. [Unknown] 1890; born August 1851 in Tennessee.
17 ii. Richard Ruben Capps, born 16 January 1843 in Arkansas (Source: (1) Boone County Historian, v.4#4, 1981, pg 80-91.Arkansas Land Records, Boone Co. Ark., (2) 1860 Carroll Co., AR Census.); died 05 October 1913 in probably Boone County, Arkansas (Source: Boone County Historian, v.4#4, 1981, pg 80-91.). He married Nancy Adeline Hopper 26 January 1862 in Harrison, Boone County, Arkansas; born 17 October 1844 (Source: Boone County Historian, v.4#4, 1981, pg 80-91.); died 12 May 1914 in Boone County, Arkansas? (Source: Boone County Historian, v.4#4, 1981, pg 80-91.).
18 iii. John Capps, born 04 February 1845 in Arkansas (Source: (1) Boone County Historian, v.4#4, 1981, pg 80-91., (2) Tombstone., (3) 1860 Carroll Co., AR Census.); died 23 April 1905 in Boone County, Arkansas (Source: tombstone). He married Mary Elizabeth Baughman 1869 in Arkansas; born June 1848 in Arkansas (Source: (1) 1880 Boone County, Arkansas, Bear Creek Township census (2) Boone County Historian, v.4#4, 1981, pg 80-91., (2) 1860 Carroll Co., AR Census.); died Aft. 1892 in Boone County, Arkansas.
19 iv. Robert Capps, born Abt. 1846 in Arkansas (Source: 1860 Carroll Co., AR Census.); died 1862 in St. Louis, Missouri (Source: Boone County Historian, v.4#4, 1981, pg 80-91.).
20 v. Mary Capps, born Abt. 1847 in Arkansas (Source: Boone County Historian, v.4#4, 1981, pg 80-91.); died Bef. 1860 (Source: 'Reminiscent History of the Ozarks' says she died after marrying Thomas Taylor. Thomas Taylor lives next door to the Capps family and is married to another woman: 498 TAYLOR, Thomas 24 m AL farmer; m/yr, Cyntha 17 f TN m/yr. May not be the same one, but it seems likely.). She married Thomas Taylor.
21 vi. Malinda C. Capps, born Abt. 1849 in Arkansas (Source: 1860 Carroll Co., AR Census.); died in Texas?. She married John M. Ingram 05 October 1869 in Boone County, Arkansas (Source: Boone County, AR Marriages, pg. 3, Ingraham, John M. 19, Malinda C. Capps 19 10/5/1869.); born Abt. 1849 in Arkansas (Source: 1860 Carroll Co., AR Census.).
22 vii. Elvira A. Capps, born 07 June 1852 in Arkansas (Source: (1) Boone County Historian, v.4#4, 1981, pg 80-91., (2) 1860 Carroll Co., AR Census.); died 04 November 1930 in probably Boone County, Arkansas (Source: Boone County Historian, v.4#4, 1981, pg 80-91.). She married James L. Hankins; born 10 December 1846 (Source: (1) Boone County Historian, v.4#4, 1981, pg 80-91., (2) Tombstone.); died 18 March 1912 in probably Boone County, Arkansas (Source: (1) Boone County Historian, v.4#4, 1981, pg 80-91., (2) Tombstone.).
23 viii. James R. Capps, born Abt. 1853 in Arkansas (Source: 1860 Carroll Co., AR Census.); died in Texas?.
24 ix. George Washington Capps, born 08 September 1857 in Arkansas (Source: (1) Boone County Historian, v.4#4, 1981, pg 80-91., (2) 1860 Carroll Co., AR Census.); died in Texas?. He married M. A. Eoff.
25 x. Thomas Scott Capps, born 17 February 1858 in Arkansas (Source: (1) Boone County Historian, v.4#4, 1981, pg 80-91., (2) 1860 Carroll Co., AR Census.); died 18 March 1915 in Boone County, Arkansas. He married Martha H. Hudson; born 07 June 1863; died 02 March 1941 in Boone County, Arkansas.
26 xi. Henry H. Capps, born February 1860 in Carroll [now Boone] County, Arkansas (Source: (1) Boone County Historian, v.4#4, 1981, pg 80-91., (2) 1860 Carroll Co., AR Census.).


11. John D.3 Woody (John2, William1) was born Abt. 1826 in Arkansas (Source: 1860 Carroll Co., AR Census.). He married Katherine [Unknown]. She was born Abt. 1824 in Tennessee (Source: 1860 Carroll Co., AR Census.).

More About John D. Woody: 1860 Census: 12 June 1860, Carroll [now Boone] County, Arkansas (Source: Jefferson Twp - Mt Pleasant P. O., p. 11, 77 WOODY, John D 35 m AR farmer, Katherine 36 f TN can't read or write, Margaret J 12 f MO att. sch/yr, James K. P. 10 m AR att. sch/yr.) Burial: Eoff cemetery?

Children of John Woody and Katherine [Unknown] are:
27 i. Margaret J.4 Woody, born Abt. 1848 in Missouri (Source: 1860 Carroll Co., AR Census.).
28 ii. James K. P. Woody, born Abt. 1850 in Arkansas (Source: 1860 Carroll Co., AR Census.).
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