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  (b. 3 July 1789 Dartmouth, Massachusetts, USA   d. 27 June 1832 Ledyard, New York, USA )  

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Caroline Matilda WOOD was born 3 July 1789 in Dartmouth, Massachusetts, USA . Caroline Matilda WOOD was the child of Walter WOOD   and   Paulina MOSHER and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Isaac WOOD and Ruth BARKER (maternal)  Joseph MOSHER and Maribah ALLEN

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

Caroline Matilda  married  Eleazer BURNHAM abt. 1807 in Cayuga County, New York, USA .  The couple had (at least) 2 children. Eleazer BURNHAM  was born 15 July 1780 in Preston, Connecticut, USA.  Eleazer died 3 May 1867 in Ledyard, New York, USA (Aurora).  Eleazer was the child of Asa W BURNHAM and Lucy HUNTINGTON.

Caroline Matilda WOOD died 27 June 1832 in Ledyard, New York, USA .

People mentioned in the will of Judge Walter Wood dated 25 March 1828 -- "Walter Wood of Montville in Town of Sempronius, Co. Cayuga, N.Y. and late first judge of said county" -- wife Paulina Wood, daughters: Charlotte, Eunice Tallman (eldest daughter) wife of Matthew Tallman, "Matilda Burnham, wife of Eleazar Burnham, my second dau" , "Lucy Williams, my third daughter, wife of John E. Williams"
sons: Thomas, William, Joseph (6th son), Ledra, Seneca (eldest), Isaac, sister: Rebecca Allen

Others mentioned: "Walter W. Allen eldest son of my sister Rebecca Allen", "Asa N. Burnham of Union Springs while a student at law in my office", Charles H. Tallman eldest child of eldest daughter Eunice, Eleazar Burnham, Esquire of Aurora; Sophia the present wife of son, Seneca; Allen Mosher, James Wood, Eleazer Burnham, Seneca Wood, Isaac Wood

Witnesses Edwin B. Morgan, George W. Wood

Details of the family tree of Caroline appear below.
Did You Know?America - Did you know? The oldest public school was opened in 1635 in Boston, Massachusetts.
Did You Know?The name 'Massachusetts' originates with native Americans in the Massachusetts Bay area (from the language of the Algonquian nation). The name translates roughly as 'at or about the great hill.' (

1620 - 1627 - Plymouth Colony, New England
1628 - 1686 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1686 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1689 - 1692 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1692 - 1775 - Province of Massachusetts Bay
1776 - 1788 - Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay
February 6, 1788 - Massachusetts becomes 6th U.S. state

  • 1789 Birth
    3 July 1789
    Dartmouth, Massachusetts, USA (Bliss Corner) (Smith Mills)
  • 1812 Birth of Child
    Isaac W BURNHAM was born 29 May 1812, Cayuga County, New York, USA
  • 1817 Birth of Child
    James N BURNHAM was born 11 February 1817, Cayuga County, New York, USA
  • Caroline Matilda WOOD
    1830 Ezra Ames portrait From The Henry Luce III Center for the Study of American Culture: "Mrs. Eleazer Burnham (ca. 1785-1832) 1830 sitter: Mrs. Eleazer Burnham ca. 1785 - 1832 Artist/Maker: Ezra Ames 1768 - 1836 Overall: 29 7/8 x 23 7/8 in. ( 75.9 x 60.6 cm ) Oil on canvas Purchase Inventory Number: 1955.32 Classification: PAINTINGS-Portraits Curatorial Remarks: Caroline Matilda Wood was the daughter of the Hon. Walter Wood, first judge of Cayuga Country, New York, and Paulina Wood. Her family moved to Aurora, New York, in 1795, from White Creek, Washington County. She married Eleazer Burnham, her father's law partner in Aurora, in 1807."
  • 1832 Death
    27 June 1832
    Ledyard, New York, USA (Aurora)
  • Caroline Matilda WOOD
    Gravestone of Matilda Wood Burnham - Oak Glen Cemetery, Aurora, New York
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