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Tom & Bev Sumpter - Our Families

Updated September 5, 2000

Beverley Butler Sumpter
4509 Hartford Avenue
Beltsville, MD 20705
United States
7309
BSUMP0103@aol.com

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WOOD, Richard b. 1480 in Yorkshire, England. In 1635 Edmund Wood and his family came to Long Island, NY on the small ship "James" with a tonnage of 200. As time progressed, his family moved westward, although some of the family stayed in Connecticut around the Wethersfield, Stamford areas, several sons moved to Westchester Co., NY. My 5th great grandfather, Samuel Wood b. 1729 in Long Island, NY moved to Westchester as a small boy of five. Samuel grew up and finally married Amy Brundage in 1750. They proceeded to have fourteen children. Their oldest son, Peter was a member of the Delancy's Rangers along with Samuel. Unfortunately, they were transported to Nova Scotia in 1783 with many other UEL's. Amy decided that she would remain in Westchester Co. as she had no reason to abandon her home. Her neighbours helped her with the remaining thirteen children. Eventually Samuel came to visit his family, but they wanted nothing to do with him and so he returned

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