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  (b. 17 August 1765 Crown Colony of New York   d. 8 September 1827 Moravia, New York, USA )  

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Walter WOOD was born 17 August 1765 in Crown Colony of New York. Walter WOOD was the child of Isaac WOOD   and   Ruth BARKER and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Jedediah WOOD and Keziah SIMMONS (SUMERS) (maternal)  James BARKER and Elizabeth TUCKER

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

Walter  married  Paulina MOSHER 10 June 1787 .  The couple had (at least) 10 children. Paulina MOSHER  was born 11 May 1763 in Uxbridge, Massachusetts, USA (North Uxbridge).  Paulina died 26 June 1840 in Ledyard, New York, USA (Aurora).  Paulina was the child of Joseph MOSHER and Maribah ALLEN.

Walter WOOD died 8 September 1827 in Moravia, New York, USA .

From The New Century Atlas Of Cayuga County, New York - 1904 - Page 121
"GLENHEIM, the home of Dr. Albert Leffingwell, embraces nearly twenty acres, extending from the main street in the village of Aurora, nearly half a mile to the top of the hill. The residence, considerably improved by the presdent owner, is of brick and stone, and its broad piazzas, shaded by chestnut trees, overlooks Cayuga Lake. The house was built in 1827 by Hon. Eleazer Burnham, a distinguished early resident of Cayuga County, who was twice chosen as a Presidential elector; it was occupied by him for forty years, passing by his death to his nephew, James Burnham Smith, and becoming the residence of Dr. Leffingwell in May, 1896. Nearby is a small building, which a century ago was the law office of Judge Walter Wood, and here Millard Fillmore, afterward President of the United States, first began the study of law. On the same premises, and on the north, is one of the oldest houses of the village. It was the birthplace of Hon. Edwin B. Morgan in 1806, and the upper floor served for several years previous to 1816 as the Masonic Lodge."

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 Walter appear below.
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The World Almanac of the U.S.A, by Allan Carpenter and Carl Provorse, 1996
Did You Know?New York was named after the English Duke of York and Albany (and the brother of England's King Charles II) in 1664 when the region called New Amsterdam was taken from the Dutch. (

Prior to 1664 - New Amsterdam
1664 - 1687 - New York Colony
1688 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1690 - 1788 - Crown Colony of New York
July 26, 1788 - Virginia becomes 11th U.S. state

  • 1765 Birth
    17 August 1765
    , New York, USA
  • 1787 Marriage / Partner
    Walter WOOD and Paulina MOSHER 10 June 1787,
  • 1788 Birth of Child
    Eunice WOOD was born 17 March 1788, Dartmouth, Massachusetts, USA (Bliss Corner) (Smith Mills)
  • 1789 Birth of Child
    Caroline Matilda WOOD was born 3 July 1789, Dartmouth, Massachusetts, USA (Bliss Corner) (Smith Mills)
  • 1791 Birth of Child
    Isaac C WOOD was born 21 December 1791, Dartmouth, Massachusetts, USA (Bliss Corner) (Smith Mills)
  • 1797 Birth of Child
    Lucy M WOOD was born 22 September 1797, Dartmouth, Massachusetts, USA (Bliss Corner) (Smith Mills)
  • 1798 Birth of Child
    Thomas WOOD was born 6 October 1798, Dartmouth, Massachusetts, USA (Bliss Corner) (Smith Mills)
  • 1801 Birth of Child
    Leddra WOOD was born 14 February 1801, Dartmouth, Massachusetts, USA (Bliss Corner) (Smith Mills)

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