Hood Genealogy - Page 5
The following data is extracted from A Genealogy Of Richard Hood.
Tradition says he with his three older brothers, became a Quaker. This is not certain. His children were not baptized according to custom; but none of them were Quakers. His children numbered 7,
of whom John was the youngest.
John Hood (3) of Topsfield, youngest son of Nathaniel Hood (2) of Lynn, and Joanna Dwinell, was born Jan. 10 1724, and was twice married. His first wife was Elizabeth Redington. They had four children – three died in infancy. Richard survived. Elizabeth Redington Hood died Oct 23, 1755 John Hood served the war of 1756 and was with Wolfe on the Plains of Abraham. On Sept. 14, 1759, he was at the taking of Louisburg on Cape Breton Island. He died in Oct., 1805.
Richard Hood** (4) of Topsfield, son of John Hood (3) and Elizabeth Redington was born
**Written in pencil on the page “Samuel Hood – son of above--Sarah Hood daughter of Samuel married George W. Spafford.”
Source: A Genealogy Of Richard Hood