Genealogical and Family History of the State of Connecticut: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of a Commonwealth and the Founding of a Nation. Volume 1 (I) Richard Woodward , immigrant ancestor, was born in England in 1590 . He sailed for New England in the ship "Elizabeth" of Ipswich , April 30, 1635 , with his wife Rose , aged fifty, and children, George and John , aged thirteen years. He settled at Watertown, Massachusetts , and was admitted a freeman, September 2, 1635 . He was a miller and bought a wind-mill located at Boston and mortgaged or sold it in 1648 . His wife Rose died October 6, 1666 , aged eighty years, and he married (second) (the settlement being dated April 18, 1663 ) Ann Gates , born 1603 , widow of Stephen Gates , of Cambridge . In 1642 he had a homestall of twelve acres, bounded by land of John Spring , Martin Underwood , and the highway, John Wincoll and John Knight . He had another lot bounded by land of Edward How , Richard Benjamin and Edmund Blois , a total of three hundred and ten acres. He bought, September, 1648 , of Edward Holbrook and wife Anne , a mill in Boston and sold it December, 1648 , to William Aspinwall . He died February 16, 1664-65 . The inventory of his estate was filed April 4, 1665 . His widow died in Stow , February 5, 1682-83 .
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