Hood Genealogy - Page 6
The following data is extracted from A Genealogy Of Richard Hood.
Mch. 1, 1751 and married Lydia Tarbox, Feb. 775. She was born Sept. 16, 753 and died Mch. 10, 1824. They lived in Wenham, Mass., and had 5 children, of whom JOSIAH MOULTONErected in memory of
was the eldest. There is a stone in the burying ground at Wenham which bears this inscription
MR. RICHARD HOOD,
a soldier of the Revolution
who died Nov. 9, 1835, Aged 84 years.
Also his wife
MRS. LYDIA HOOD,
who died Mch. 10, 1824, aged 70 years.
“They sleep till Death its human prey restore.
When Earth and sky and Time shall he no more.
Richard Hood** served in the Revolutionary War eight months in 1775 in Capt. John Baker’s Co., Col. Moses Little’s Regiment. Also in Capt. Stephen Perkins’ Co. which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, from Topsfield.
Josiah Moulton Hood (5), eldest son of Richard Hood (4) and Lydia Tarbox, was born in
**Richard Hood written in pencil “His son Samuel Hood born in Wendham Nov. 8, 1785 married Phoebe Wood of Boxford Dec. 29, 1817—died Jan. 8, 1848 was CMS grandfather (June)
Source: A Genealogy Of Richard Hood