Woods, Hoskins, and related ancestors living in or from Henry Co. KY
Submitted By: Marilyn M. Fair
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Information extracted from census, marriage and death records, birth records, family members.
Three siblings , Buford Woods, Wakefield Woods, and Nancy Jennie Woods are all listed in the 1860 Henry Co.Ky. census living with different families, their parentage is unknown at this time, however, their father is believed to be a Thomas Woods. Why are they living with different families?
1860 Henry Co. Ky. Census, Franklington, dw.365, pg.50
Ransdell, Susan ..66 ..b.Ky.
Ransdell, Martha 34 ..b.Ky.
Roberts, Roland ..16 ..b.Ky.
Woods, Buford .13 ..b.Ky.
Holly, John T 10 ..b.Ky
( A Foxall Ransdell married Susannah Dowden in Shelby Co. Ky. 29/Sept./1819)
1860 Henry Co. Ky. Census, Lockport, dw.538, pg.74
Holly, T.E .27 ..b.Ky.
Holly, Catherine ..27 b.Ky.
Holly, Amanda J 2 b.Ky.
Woods, Wakefield 10 b.Ky.
(Thomas Holly married Catherine Rankin in Henry Co. Ky. 13/Nov./1855)
1860 Henry Co. Ky. Census, Lockport, family #659, pg.92
McAlister, Edwin (name Ewing) 53 b.Ky.
McAlister, Matilda .43 b.Ky.
Razor, Sally 34 b.Ky.
Kelly, John 9 b.Ky.
Woods, Jenny 5 b.Ky.
I have no idea what the relationship of these 3 children are to the families they are living with.
Buford Woods married Susan Alligood in Henry Co. Ky. 7/Dec./1869
Wakefield Woods married Mary F. Hoskins in Henry Co. Ky. , daughter of Ruben Hoskins, 3/Mar./1872.
Nancy Jennie Woods married William Thomas Hoskins in Henry Co. Ky. , son of Ruben Hoskins, 12/Feb./1871.
Buford Woods says on his marriage record he was born in Indiana.
Wakefield Woods says on his marriage record he was born in .verson (could be Anderson Co. Ky. )
Nancy Jennie Woods says on her marriage record she was born in Oldham Co.Ky.
The father of these 3 siblings from family legend , owned a lead mine in Henry Co. Ky.
Wakefield Woods who married Mary F. Hoskins was the father of Elisha Woods (Riverboat Captain), Elisha married Elizabeth OBrien of Owen Co. Ky.
Wakefield and Mary had only one child, Mary died in childbirth.
Ruben Hoskins, father of Mary F. who was a twin, was married to Matilda (may have been a Bates) Family
Lucy Ann Hoskins ..b.April 1845/46 Boone Co. Ky. Married Wm. Stewart 30/Dec./1859 in Henry Co. Ky.
Margaret Hoskins ..b.ca 1847 Boone Co. Ky.
William Thomas Hoskins,b.9/Mar./1848
Boone Co.Ky. married Nancy
Jennie Woods (info above).
James W. Hoskins b.ca 1850 Boone Co. Ky. Married Sally Cassandra Gordon 18/May/1870 Henry Co.Ky.
Elisha Hoskins .b.ca 1853 Henry Co.Ky.
Sarah E. Hoskins,twin .b.12/Sept./1855 Henry Co. Ky. Married James Sanders
Mary F. Hoskins,twin ..b. 12/Sept./1855 Henry Co. Ky. Married Wakefield Woods( info above)
Andrew Hoskins b.4/May/1858 Henry Co. Ky.
1863 Henry Co. Ky. Married Kate Murphy
Henry Co.Ky. (known as Big Dode) married a Nancy ?
Ruben Hoskins was the father of two more children , the oldest, who are believed to be the children of a first wife before Matilda .
..married Anderson Lynch
John W.Hoskins .b.ca 1842,,,,,,,,,,married Mary E. DeVore 30/Dec./1871 in Henry Co. Ky.
The Hoskins family can be found in Henry Co.Ky. census schedules 1860 through 1930, Ruben and Matilda can be found in the 1850 Boone Co. Ky. Census.
I have a lot more information on this family, contact if you need to, Ill be glad to share.