Abigail Jenney Wood was born 1621 in Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands to John Jenney (1596-1644) and Sarah Carey (1595-1660) and died 1674 Middleborough, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States of unspecified causes. She married Henry Wood (1615-1670) 28 April 1644 in Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States.


1623 Voyage to Plymouth Colony

Abigail Jenney was a child passenger with her parents on the English ship Little James, which sailed from London in April, 1623, bound for Plymouth Colony. The ship was one of two to arrive safely that year and would remain in local waters to help with fishing and other chores. The Little James had two young men in charge – Master John Bridges, master mariner, and a novice Captain, Emmanuel Altham, a Merchant Adventurer.

Marriage and Family


Offspring of Henry Wood (1615-1670) and Abigail Jenney Wood
Name Birth Death Joined with
Sarah Wood (1645-1675)
Samuel Wood (1647-1718)
Rebecca Wood (1648-1723)
John Wood (1649-1673)
Jonathan Wood (1650-1676)
David Wood (1651-1717)
Joseph Wood (1653-1696)
Benjamin Wood (1653-1694)
Mary Wood (1653-1715)
Abigail Wood (1655-1704)
Abiel Wood (1658-1719)
James Wood (1661-1728)
Susannah Wood (1664-1712) 1664 Middleborough, Plymouth County, Massachusetts September 1712 Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Josiah Morton (1653-1694)


Offspring of John Jenney (1596-1644) and Sarah Carey (1595-1660)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Child Jenney (1614-1618)
Child Jenney (1618-1618)
Abigail Jenney (1621-1674) 1621 Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands 1674 Middleborough, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States Henry Wood (1615-1670)
Sarah Jenney (1622-1683)
Samuel Jenney (1623-1688) May 1623 Onboard the Little James, Atlantic Ocean 1688 Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts Susanna Wood (1622-1655)
Ann Lettice (1630-1687)
John Jenney (1627-1650)
Susanna Jenney (1634-1654) 1634 Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts April 1654 Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Benjamin Bartlett (1633-1691)



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