Capt. Joseph Woodford II was born 1677 in Avon, Hartford County, Connecticut to Joseph Woodford (1645-1701) and Rebecca Newell (1643-1711) and died 2 February 1760 Avon, Hartford County, Connecticut of unspecified causes. He married Lydia Huitt Smith (1684-1760) 23 January 1699 in Farmington, Hartford County, Connecticut. He married Sarah Mills (1696-1797) 14 February 1744 in Simsbury, Hartford County, Connecticut.


Family & Marriage

1st Marriage: Lydia Smith

Married to Lydia Huitt Smith (1684-1760). She either died or divorced prior to 1744 when Joseph remarried.

  1. Lydia Woodford (1702-1723)
  2. Mary Woodford (1709-1798)
  3. Samuel Woodford (1712-1758)
  4. Sarah Woodford (1714-1790) - Married to Josiah Woodruff (1706-1799)
  5. William Woodford (1722-1803)

2nd Marriage: Sarah Mills

Joseph married Sarah Mills Tuller Garrett (her 3rd marriage) in 1745. She lived to age 101. They had no children together.

Source: ebook: Major John Garrett, Slain July 3, 1778: A Forgotten Hero of the Massacre of Wyoming, Pennsylvania, (publishled Wilkes-Barre, PA, 1895

FRANCIS GARRETT said to have been a Frenchman came to Canton Conn and m circa 1722 Sarah Mills Tuller b 1696 d 1797 in her 101st year. She was the daughter of John and Sarah Pettibone Mills of West Simsbury, John Mills b Jan 2 1669 d March 11 1698, was the son of Simon and Mary Buell Mills of Windsor probably son of Simon Mills who owned land in W 1653. Mrs Garrett was the widow of Samuel Tuller (pro son of John of Simsbury 1690) whom she had m about 1715. Her husband Francis Garrett d 1731. She m thirdly in 1745 Captain Joseph Woodford b 1676 d 1760 son of Joseph and Rebecca (Newell) Woodford, the son of Thomas of Hartford 1650 and Northampton Mass 1654-1667. After Captain Woodford's death, his widow lived with his son William who had m her daughter Susanna. Sarah had no children by her third marriage. By her first and second marriages she had eight viz:

Children by first marriage Tuller i Samuel ii James iii Isaac b 1720 d 1806

Second marriage Garrett iv Sarah b 1723 d 1821 v Susanna b 1725 d 1806 vi John b 1727 d July 3 1778 vii Franc1s b 1729 viii Anna b 1731 m Justus Hicock Oneonta NY


Offspring of Capt. Joseph Woodford II and Lydia Huitt Smith (1684-1760)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Lydia Woodford (1702-1723)
Mary Woodford (1709-1798)
Samuel Woodford (1712-1758)
Sarah Woodford (1714-1790) 4 June 1714 Farmington, Hartford County, Connecticut 28 November 1790 Farmington, Hartford County, Connecticut Josiah Woodruff (1706-1799)
William Woodford (1722-1803)



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