Stephen Woodson1,2

#127, b. 1703/4, d. 18 January 1734/35
Father*John Woodson b. c 1657/58, d. b 5 Dec 1715
Mother*Judith Tarleton b. c 1657/58, d. b 1713/14
     Stephen Woodson was born in 1703/4 Henrico County, Virginia. He was the son of John Woodson and Judith Tarleton. Stephen Woodson married Elizabeth Branch 2 November 1730. Stephen Woodson died 18 January 1734/35 , in Goochland, Virginia.
     He VI * 26 Stephen,4 born about 1704, in Henrico county where he was reared. When about grown he removed to Goochland, married Elizabeth Branch, who was descended from Christopher Branch, Gent., burgess for Henrico in 1639.
It is probable that 26 Stephen Woodson married before leaving Henrico. He settled in Goochland and died there. His will is dated February 21, 1735, and was proved November 16, 1736. He names wife Elizabeth Branch and children 91 Matthew5 and 92 Elizabeth5 but does not mention his son 93 Stephen.5 He mentions his brothers 22 John4 and 25 Josiah4
and makes them and Joseph Parsons executors. (Wm. and Mary Qtly., V. X, p. 45.)

Children of Stephen and Elizabeth

Last Edited=24 Feb 2014


  1. [S185] Ann Royal, re: Elizabeth Woodson and John Povall VA ca1700 in "Woodson Queries", listserve message to Woodson Family Genealogy Forum, 19 Jun 1999.
  2. [S86] Henry Morton Woodson, Historical and Genealogy of the Woodsons and Their Connections (Memphis, Tennessee: Author, 1913), Page 21.