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Subject: Re: Georgia Woodruffs - Benjamin,Joseph
Author: cdhewitt
Date: Wednesday, September 17, 2008
Classification: Query
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Benjamin Woodruff was my great, great, great, great grandfather. According to my info, he was born 05/17/1772; not sure where. He married Cynthia Judah England (10/04/1777 - 1820) and they had two sons, Reuben Nicholas Woodruff (born 1796, possibly in Va., died 1872) and Joseph Tinsley Woodruff (04/17/1807 - 11/25/1859). Reuben married Frances Loucinda Roseberry and they had at least 7 children, with one of them being George W. Woodruff, my gf's gf, who died in the Civil War. After Cynthia Judah England died, the same year Benjamin married Sally O'Kelly and had 10-11 other children by her. In regard to Benjamin's father, I believe it was Clifford Woodruff. He was born around 1735. It has been suggested that he came from Va. Regardless of where he was born, he bought 200 acres of land in Oglethorpe Co., Ga. on 12/08/1795. He died there just before 09/09/1840 at the age of 104. His will was processed in Oglethorpe Co. He was married to Sarah Burdett. Does this info help you? I am trying to learn more about Clifford-where he was born and who his parents were. No luck thus far. DWH