William Woolard Family
From History of Perquimans County by Ellen Goode Rawlings Winslow.
William Woolard gave a power of Att’ to Mr John Cary, “to make Clayme” for
the Estate of Justinian Cooper dec’d of Isle of Wight Co Va, Feb 20, 1666.
William Woolard, late of Harwich, in Essex, Mariner, now resident of Isle
of Wight Va, M’chant, heir of Justinian Cooper dec’d, 1671. (Isle of Wight
William Woolard m dau of John Philpot, prior to Sept 19, 1694, who names
him in his will, on that date. William Woolard will Perq Co, p Feb 2,
1691/2, names only wife Sarah.
Richard Woolard next to appear in Perq, m Jane Richards Feby 1, 1703,
issue: Richard (s of Richard, & Jane) b Feby 23, 1704—2 Mary, b Jan 19,
1706/7, d July 20, 1708. From Berkeley Parish Reg we gain the information
that he had a former wife Ann, who “died last of Oct 1702.” He with wife
Ann made a deed in Perq July 24, 1702. Richard Woolard died Feby 4, 1706/7.
The will of Richard Woolard, p in Perq, April 8, 1707. Sons: John, &
Richard, dau’s: Hannah Boros, & Ann Woolard, wife Jane.
Woolard, William, (2) will Chowan Co, p May 1762, Dau Sarah, wife Mary,
other Leg: Jeremiah Frazier, Thomas Beasley, sister Mary Hopkins, Mary, &
George Beasley (children of John) wife, & son-in-law John Beasley Exrs. In
the Division of the Estate of James Beasley, Chowan Co N. C., Mary Woolard
is named as his “Mother.” Her will Chowan, p Nov 17, 1788, she names “son
John Beasley, dau Mary Bunch, gr-children: Ann, Jeremiah, & Richard
Frazier, (children of Jeremiah) gr-son Francis Beasley (s of John) gr-dau
Mary Vail, gr-dau’s: Sarah Roberts, & Sarah Beasley, gr-son John Frazier
(s of Jeremiah), Sarah Woolard, (d of John Evans). Robert Evans had dau
Miriam who m — Woolard. (See division of his Estate.)
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