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Roswell Woodworth, Sr
Birth: 1758
Norwich
New London County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Jun. 16, 1812
Wells
Rutland County
Vermont, USA

Roswell Woodworth was born in 1758 to Benjamin Woodworth and Susanna Street Woodworth. His mother died that same year.

During the Revolutionary War, Roswell enlisted in a Berkshire regiment, commanded by Colonel John Brown, about 1777. On October 19, 1780 he was wounded in an action in which Colonel Brown was killed at Stoneraby on the Mohawk River. The bone in his arm was shattered by a musket ball and required several surgeries to remove bone fragments and then reset the bone.

Roswell married Phoebe Parker on October 5, 1784, they purchased a farm in Wells, Vermont and they had 14 children:
Alfred Woodworth
Louisa Woodworth
Elizabeth Woodworth (1784-1864)
Harmony Woodworth (1785-1861)
Josiah Woodworth (1786-1864)
Downer Woodworth (1789- )
Sophronia Woodworth (1790 - )
Roswell Woodworth (1790-1850)
Hosea Woodworth (1794-1860)
Sally Woodworth (1796- )
Samuel Charles Woodworth (1799-1869)
Patty Woodworth (1802- )
Charles Woodworth (1804-1861)
Socrates Woodworth (1809-1901)

Roswell Woodworth died at age 53 on January 16, 1812.

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Family links: 
 Parents:
  Benjamin Woodworth (1724 - 1790)
 
 Spouse:
  Phebe Parker Woodworth (1764 - 1852)
 
 Children:
  Betsey Woodworth Hulett (1784 - 1864)*
  Harmony Woodworth Hulett (1785 - 1861)*
  Samuel P Woodworth (1799 - 1869)*
  Charles Woodworth (1799 - 1861)*
  Socrates Hotchkiss Woodworth (1809 - 1901)*
 
 Sibling:
  Roswell Woodworth (1758 - 1812)
  Daniel Melvin Woodworth (1770 - 1817)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
IN memory of
Mr.
Roswell Woodworth
who died June 16
1812
in the 54 year of
his age.
 
Burial:
Wells Town Cemetery
Wells
Rutland County
Vermont, USA
 
Maintained by: Trisha W.
Originally Created by: Janet Muff
Record added: Aug 25, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41121378
Roswell Woodworth, Sr
Added by: Janet Muff
 
Roswell Woodworth, Sr
Added by: Janet Muff
 
 
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