The following data is extracted from A history of the town of Sullivan, New Hampshire, 1777-1917.
Pompey Woodward, a negro, who did not know his age or parentage, had served
in the Revolution as a waiter to some officer. He came to Sullivan, after his
second m. He m (1), in Sterling, Mass., Apr. 15, 1788, Rosanna Hendley; both
were of Sterling, Probably their last names were those of families where they
had been employed. Feb. 16, 1800, he was published to Miss Polly (Mary) Harry of
Worcester, Mass. He d. Jan. 13, 1843. In the Sentinel of Feb. 1, 1843, is the
following obituary: "In Sullivan, Pompey Woodward, a colored man, aged 77.
He had been a professor of religion for a great number of years, and died a
Revolutionary pensioner, always maintaining a character for strict integrity,
and was highly respected by his neighbors." Mrs. Polly Woodward d. in
Worcester, Mass., July 28, 1856, aged 95, according to the records of Worcester;
and the records say she was b. Southboro, Mass. They do not give her parentage
Source: A history of the town of Sullivan, New Hampshire, 1777-1917