Maria Therese Woodland1

F, #3307, b. 23 April 1789, d. 23 September 1860
Last Edited=20 Nov 2009
     Maria Therese Woodland, daughter of James Woodland Sr. and Elizabeth (?), was born on 23 April 1789 at Mariana Plantation, St. Mary's, Camden County, Georgia.1 Maria Therese Woodland was the daughter of James Woodland Sr. and Elizabeth (?).

The Woodland family owned the Marianna Plantation in Camden County, Georgia.21

Maria Therese Woodland married Thomas King III, son of John King and Jane Moorhead.1

Maria Therese Woodland was included in the will of Thomas King III on 13 April 1835 at Camden County, Georgia;
In the name of God Amen. I Thomas King the third late of the Territory of East Florida but now of the County of Camden and State of Georgia, knowing that I am about shortly to die, do make and publish this as my last will and testament in writing hereby revoking all and every other will or wills by me at any time heretofore made.

First, It is my will and desire that all my just debts be paid and satisfied out of my estate.

Secondly, after which as to any such worldly Estate as it has pleased God to bless me with I give, devise and bequeath all my Estate real, personal or mixed of every nature and kind and where ever situated into my beloved wife Maria King and to my beloved children, 1. Josiah King. 1. Lawrence D. King. 3. Edwin R. King. 4. Henry P. King. 5. Andrew J. King. 6. Elizabeth A. King. 7. Mary H. King. 8. Ellen M. King and to the survivors and survivors of them his or their heirs and assigns forever share and share a like.

Third, I hereby nominate constitute and appoint my beloved wife executrix and my beloved son Josiah King Executor of my last will and testament. In testimony where of I have hereunto set my hand and seal this thirteenth day of April 1835.

Signed, sealed, publish and declared by this said testator to be his last will and testament who at his request and in our presence and in the presence of each other have affirmed our name as witness thereto.

William T. Hopkins Thomas King 3rd (S.S.)
Jesse Folder
Jacob L. Goodbread
George Lang.3


In 1840, Maria Therese Woodland appeared on the United States Census, at Nassau, Florida Territory, In this household are 1 male, 5-10; 1 male 10-15; 2 males 15-20; 1 male 20-30; 1 female 5-10; 1 female 10-15; 2 females 15-20; and 1 female 40-50. Immediately next to her and her family are listed her daughter and son-in-law William and Adeline Casey with their family.4

On 4 November 1850, Maria Therese Woodland appeared on the United States Census, at Nassau County, Florida.5

Maria Therese Woodland died on 23 September 1860 at King's Ferry, Nassau County, Florida, at age 71. In the Southern Christian Advocate was the following: "Mrs. Maria Theresa King, relict of Thomas King, was born at Marianna, Camden County, Georgia, April 23, 1789, and died near Kig's Ferry, Florida, Sept. 30th, 1860. Her maiden name was Woodland."1,6

Children of Maria Therese Woodland and Thomas King III

Citations

  1. [S246] George Shirley, "E-Mail Correspondence with George Shirley," E-Mail message from (author E-Mail address private) at Madison, Mississippi to this researcher, 22 Jul 2006 and following. Hereinafter cited as "Correspondence - George Shirley."
  2. [S382] Judy Stewart Kroker, "Correspondence with Judy Kroker Regarding the King/Adams Family," (author E-Mail address private) at Orlando, Florida, to this researcher, May 2008 and following. Hereinafter cited as "Correspondence - Judy Kroker."
  3. [S387] III, and his descendents Thomas King, Unpublished Manuscript, 23 April 1989, Compiled by Researcher Frank J. Peugh, Bryan-Lang Historical Library, Woodbine, Camden County, Georgia, page 10.
  4. [S57] 1840 United States Census, population schedule; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com; from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  5. [S37] 1850 United States Census, population schedule, Division 17, Nassau County, Florida, page 177, family 34.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  6. [S407] Brent H. Halcomb, compiler, Marriage and Death Notices from the Southern Christian Advocate (Easley, South Carolina: Southern Historical Press, 1979), Death notice comes from this source, p. 616.. Hereinafter cited as Marriage and death Notices, Florida.
  7. [S247] Clarke County, Mississippi Probate Court, "Public Notice," Eastern Star News, Quitman, Mississippi - Public Notice, 5 issues, 1868 (15 Jan 1868 through 12 February 1868). Hereinafter cited as "Public Notice."
  8. [S247] Clarke County, Mississippi Probate Court, "Public Notice," Eastern Star News, Quitman, Mississippi - Public Notice, 5 issues, 1868 (15 Jan 1868 through 12 February 1868): This public notice listed the Adeline Casey as presumably the aunt of Elias Adams, who it is believed was actually the son of Hiram King, aka Hiram Adams.. Hereinafter cited as "Public Notice."
  9. [S247] Clarke County, Mississippi Probate Court, "Public Notice," Eastern Star News, Quitman, Mississippi - Public Notice, 5 issues, 1868 (15 Jan 1868 through 12 February 1868): This public notice listed the surname as Adams and it only an educated guess that this was Perry King.. Hereinafter cited as "Public Notice."
  10. [S247] Clarke County, Mississippi Probate Court, "Public Notice," Eastern Star News, Quitman, Mississippi - Public Notice, 5 issues, 1868 (15 Jan 1868 through 12 February 1868): This public notice listed the surname as Adams and it only an educated guess that this was Jackson King.. Hereinafter cited as "Public Notice."
  11. [S247] Clarke County, Mississippi Probate Court, "Public Notice," Eastern Star News, Quitman, Mississippi - Public Notice, 5 issues, 1868 (15 Jan 1868 through 12 February 1868): This public notice listed the Mary Fox as presumably the aunt of Elias Adams, who it is believed was actually the son of Hiram King, aka Hiram Adams.. Hereinafter cited as "Public Notice."
  12. [S247] Clarke County, Mississippi Probate Court, "Public Notice," Eastern Star News, Quitman, Mississippi - Public Notice, 5 issues, 1868 (15 Jan 1868 through 12 February 1868): This public notice listed the surname as Adams and it only an educated guess that this was Edward King.. Hereinafter cited as "Public Notice."