1. John Woods was born 6 February 1609/10, supposedly the son of James Woods and died 10 July 1678 at Marlborough, Massaachusetts. He married on 10 October 1633 at Bures St. Mary, Suffolk, England, Mary Parmenter, born about 1610 at Little Yeldham, Essex, England and died 17 August 1690 at Sudbury, Massachusetts, daughter of John and Bridget Parmenter. John was a pin maker. John and Mary had six children: Katherine, Mary, John, Frances, James, and Isaac.
2. John Woods (Jr.) was born 8 May 1641 at Sudbury, Massachusetts and died 5 April 1716 at Marlborough, Massachusetts. He married about 1666, Lydia Rice, born 10 December 1649 at Marlborough, and died there 24 September 1723, daughter of Edward and Agnes (Bent) Rice. John and Lydia had eight children: John, Lydia, Hannah, Joseph, Sarah, Silence, Benjamin and James.
3. Hannah Woods was born 4 August 1677 at Marlborough, Massachusetts and died 7 September 1751 at Sudbury, Massachusetts. She married 20 February 1698/9 at Marlborough, Thomas Weatherby, born 5 January 1678 at Sudbury and died 28 January 1713/4 at Marlborough, son of John and Mary (Howe) Weatherby. Hannah married secondly on 8 August 1716 at Sudbury, Moses Leonard. Hannah and Thomas had five children: Mary, Hannah, Thomas, Silas, and Submit.
New England Historical & Genealogical Register 68 (1914):262-273.
New England Historical & Genealogical Register 147 (1993):377-382.
An Emerson-Benson Saga: The Ancestry of Charles F. Emerson and Bessie Benson and the Struggle to Settle the United States by Edmund K. Swigart, Ph.D. (Gateway Press, Baltimore, 1995).
The Wood Family Index by John Sumner Wood, Sr. (Garrett & Massie, USA, 1966).