From "Maury County Cousins- Bible and Family Records - Maury Co. TN Hist. Soc. (1967)

Woody family data submitted by Eunice Wood

Emigrant -

1.Richard Woody from Guiford, England abt 1630 on 2nd Mayflower ship. Settled near Roxbury, MA.

    2. son John Woody I - lived in Boston

        3. John Woody II - lived in Maryland

            4. John Woody III marr. Mary Gowan migrated to Orange Co. NC. abt 1750

                5. Joseph Woody- Orange Co., NC

                    6. Samuel Woody - Haw River, Orange Co. NC - marr. Jane Holmes. Migrated to Maury Co. TN 1825. settled on Snow Creek, in Maury Co. TN

                        7. Samuel Woody, Jr. - came with father at age 16 to Maury Co. marr. Diane Jones. Had 9 children, one of whom:

                            8. John Newton Woody marr Martha Jane Caldwell. had 8 children. one of whom:

                                9. Samuel Willis Woody b. Feb 27 1861, Maury Co. TN, marr. Mary Elizabeth Harbison