F, b. April 1781
Nancy Wood|b. Apr 1781|p317.htm|Solomon Wood|b. 6 Apr 1756\nd. 17 Aug 1815|p38.htm|Elizabeth Eason|b. 28 Dec 1752\nd. 21 Mar 1826|p39.htm|William Wood|b. c 1726|p40.htm|Lydia Ballentine|b. s 1722|p41.htm|William Eason IV|b. c 1720\nd. bt 1778 - 1787|p255.htm|Sarah Bentley|b. s 1723\nd. 1795|p254.htm|
- Father: Solomon Wood b. 6 April 1756, d. 17 August 1815
- Mother: Elizabeth Eason b. 28 December 1752, d. 21 March 1826
- Nancy Wood was born in April 1781 in North Carolina probably in Johnston or Wake County.
- Based on information found in various deedbook and court minute records, it seems clear that Solomon Wood and his family (wife Elizabeth, daughters Nancy and Mary, and step-son Ashley Wood) relocated from North Carolina to Georgia about 1785.
- She married Henry Willis Breazeal on 30 September 1798.
- Nancy Wood became a widow at the circa March 1810 death of her husband Henry Willis Breazeal.
- The following appeared on 24 April 1810 in The Georgia Journal: (Laurens County) Whereas Nancy Brazeal has applied to me for letters of adminiostration on the state of Willis Brazeal, late of this county, deceased, These are therefore to cite and admonish all and singular the kindred and creditors of said dec'd, to be and appear at my Office within the time prescribed by law, to shew cause if any they have, why said letters should not be granted. Given under my hand this 10th day of April, 1810. A. Love, C. C. O.
Administrator's Bond was posted and Letters of Administratiion were issued to Nancy Breazeal and Green Wood on 2 July 1810.
- She married Eason Allen, son of Gideon Allen and Mary Eason, on 28 March 1813 in Laurens County, Georgia. They were first cousins, their mothers were sisters..
- The following appeared on 28 August 1816 in the Georgia Journal: Nine months after date, application will be made to the honorable the Inferior court of Laurens county, for leave to sell the following tracts of land lying on Buckhead creek, Burke county, viz: 300 acres granted to Willis Brazeal, 300 acres granted to Elijah Brazeal, 100 acres granted to Henry Brazeal, and 489 1-2 acres granted to Matthew Green, belonging to two of the heirs of Willis Brazeal, dec'd. Green Wood, Adm'r. Nancy Allen, Adm'x. April 24, 1816.
- Eason Allen and Nancy Wood appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1840 in Captain Allen's District, Laurens County, Georgia, with one male aged 15-19 and one male aged 20-29, both unidentified.
- Eason Allen and Nancy Wood appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1850 in Laurens County, Georgia. Other members of the household included Byrd C. Allen. Also in the household was carpenter John McDaniel, age 39.
- Research Note: Parallel family -- Note that in South Carolina there was an Elizabeth Woods (1745-1820), daughter of Archibald Woods and Isabella Goss, who first married a Hawkins, and later married c1761 Henry Breazeale (1740-1784), and had sons Wood(s), Henry, James & Willis Breazeale. See her 13 December 1810 will, Roane County, Tennessee.
- Last Edited: 21 Oct 2012
Family 1: Henry Willis Breazeal b. say 1765, d. circa March 1810
- Green Henry Breazeal+ b. circa 1802
- Mary W. Breazeal b. say 1804, d. between 1830 and 1834
- Willis S. Breazeal+ b. circa 1808, d. April 1871
- Elizabeth Eason Breazeal b. circa 1810
Family 2: Eason Allen b. circa 1789