Abner and Betsey 
Judson Woodworth
 Family Bible

Contributed by Joanna Mead



A little background on this Woodworth family:  Abner was the son of an early settler in East Jewett, Lemuel Woodworth.
 
As taken from "East kill Valley Genealogy" by Olive Newell Woodworth (my mother's first cousin):

"Lemuel was born in Lebanon, Conn., he was the son of Lemuel b. Jun 1735, Lebanon, Conn., d. 15 Aug. 1804 Fenner, Madison Co., who m. 10 Oct. 1757 at Lebanon, Conn, Elizabeth Hunt d. 29 Nov. 1794 dau. of Thomas and Mary (Smith) Hunt of Norwich, Conn. (Lemuel) descended from Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, and Walter who came from Kent Co., England about 1633 and settled in Scituate, Mass.

In 1806 Lemuel and Lydia, with her brother and his sister, Matthew and Anna (Woodworth) Winter and their families, came from Scott's Patent, in Schoharie Co. or nearby in Albany Co. and settled in East Jewett, then called East Kill, where they remained for the rest of their lives.  Their children were: Hannah, Matthew, Abner, Lydia, David, Alanson, Nancy, Hiram W., Lemuel and Sallie.


Inscribed inside the front cover:
The family bible of Abner and Betsy Judson Woodworth - 1825
            Presented by the family to Buel Woodworth in 1900
            and by his family to Frank Woodworth in 1915

Marriages:

 
Abner Woodworth to Betsy Judson Woodworth   Jan 4th 1821
Laura O. Woodworth to Albert Chase  Sept 1st 1844
(in a different handwritting)
 Leander B. Woodworth to Phebe Newcomb  Dec 8th 1859
 Loren E. Woodworth to Eleanor Dederick  Nov 10th 1863
 Lucinda E. Woodworth to Joel Mead   (no date, but I have record of Nov. 1866)

Births:

Abner Woodworth  Jan 4th 1797
Betsy J Woodworth  July 4th 1797
Laura O. Woodworth  April 7th 1822
Lemuel J Woodworth  April 29 1826
Leander B. Woodworth  (known as Buel)  March 13th 1830
Lucius A. Woodworth  Jan 13th 1832
Loren E. Woodworth  Oct 30th 1834
Lucinda E Woodworth  July 23, 1839

Also written in this bible on a separate piece of paper (possibly by my gr grandmother Woodworth) is this list: (Betsy Judson was the daughter of Dr. Lemuel Judson and Ruth Beach Judson)

"The family of Lemuel Woodworth and Hannah Winter, his wife":  (Lydia may have been called Hannah ?)

"David married Orilla Clement
Lydia married Oliver Fuller
Nancy married Richard Fairchild
Alanson married Anna Judson and 2nd Catherine Boyle
Hannah married Harry (or Henry) Fairchild
Abner married Betsy Judson and 2nd Eliza Artman
Hiram married Roxa Distin
Lemuel married Lucilla Beach
Sally married Hugh Slater
 
On still another page inserted here was a list of children of Dr. Lemuel Judson and his wife.  It reads:
 
"The family of Doc Lemuel Judson and Ruth Beach, his wife.  They came from New Haven, Conn.:
 
Clarissa married Albert Parsons
Beach married Polly Schufelt
Anna married Alanson Woodworth
Betsy married Abner Woodworth
Julia married Daniel Williams

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