Fourth Generation


29. Richard "Dirck" NORWOOD was born before 6 December 1696 in New York, NY, NY.230 He was baptized on 6 December 1696 in New York, NY, NY.231 He was appointed as a freeman in 1734 232,233,234 In 1734 Dirck was a mariner in New York, NY, NY.234 He died on 16 March 1755 at the age of 58 in New York, NY, NY.130 He was buried on 16 March 1755 in Dutch Reformed Church, New York City, NY, NY.235 American Weekly Mercury, Issue 150, 18 - 25 Oct 1722, page 2:
Outward Entries: Sloop Phoebe and Mary, Richard Norwood, for Curracoa; Sloop Freegift, W. Dobbs, for Virginia; Sloop Catharine and Mary, Cor. Vanscice, for Boston; Sloop Hopewell, J. Ablin, for Surrenam.
Cleared for Departure: Sloop Jacob, Jac. Phenix, to Jamaica; Sloop Speedwell, Arn. Schermerhorn, to Boston.

There was mail listed in the newspaper for Richard Norwood in New York City on 19 Aug 1754

With Samuel Broadhurst as surviving executors for his sister Cornelia, sold her property to Jacob Wilkins, 9 Apr 1793.

Could be the Mr. Norwood mentioned in the article from Issue 449, 26 Aug 1751in the New York Gazette, page 3:
JOHN TREMAIN, having declined the Stage, proposes to follow his business of a Cabinet-Maker : and at the House of Mr. Norwood, near the Long-Bridge, all Gentlemen and others may be Supplied, at the cheapest Rates, and in the neatest Manner, with all Sorts of Cabinet-Work, such as Chest-of-Drawers, Desks, Book Cases, Clock-Cases, Dining and Tea-Tables, plain or scollopt; Tea-Chests, Tea Boards, Dressing-Boxes, Bedsteads, &c. Those who incline to find their own Stuff, may have it work'd up with Dispatch, Hosesty, and Faithfulness.

Richard "Dirck" NORWOOD and Maria KOOL were married on 12 August 1721 in New York, NY, NY.236,237 Maria KOOL, daughter of Barent KOOL and Margreta OBE, was baptized on 1 February 1702 at Reformed Dutch Church in New York, NY, NY.238 She was born in 1702 in New York, NY, NY.130 She died 13 NOV 1775/6 in New York, NY, NY.130 Maria was buried 13 NOV 1775/6 at Reformed Dutch Church in New York, NY, NY.239

Richard "Dirck" NORWOOD and Maria KOOL had the following children:

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Cornelia NORWOOD was born in May 1722 in New York, NY, NY.240 She was baptized on 20 May 1722 at Dutch Reformed Church in New York, NY, NY.241 She died in May 1729 at the age of 7 at Dutch Reformed Church in New York, NY, NY.242

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Benjamin NORWOOD was baptized on 3 February 1725 at Reformed Dutch Church in New York, NY, NY.243 He was born in 1725 in New York, NY, NY.244 He lived in New York, NY, NY on 16 October 1776.245 Benjamin died after 1776 at the age of 51.

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Henry NORWOOD.

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John NORWOOD was born in December 1728 in New York, NY, NY.246 He was baptized on 18 December 1728 at Reformed Dutch Church in New York, NY, NY.247 He went to court to on 6 August 1765 in New York, NY, NY248 John went to court to on 4 February 1773 in New York, NY, NY249 He lived in New York, NY, NY on 16 October 1776.250 He died after 1776 at the age of 48. New York City Court Records, 1684 - 1760, page 82:
John Norwood appears in court. 7 Nov 1758. He is discharged. 8 Nov 1758

New York City Court Records, 1760 - 1797, page 35:
John Norwood is discharged (as a grand juror) 4 Feb and 4 Nov 1773.

page 12:
Rex vs. John Norwood. 6, 7 and 8 Augl, 6 Nov 1765. He presents a certificate from the church wardens that he has indemnified the parish. 7 Nov 1765.

Probably the John Norwood who signed the petition of 16 Oct 1776 submitted to Gen Howe after the British had re-taken New York.

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Andrew NORWOOD was born in September 1731 at Dutch Reformed Church in New York, NY, NY.251 He was baptized on 15 September 1731 at Dutch Reformed Church in New York, NY, NY.252,253 He died on 20 December 1731 at the age of 0 in New York, NY, NY.254,255,256 Andrew was buried on 21 December 1731 at Dutch Reformed Church in New York, NY, NY.256,257

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Andrew NORWOOD.

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Vandercliff (Vanderklyf) NORWOOD.

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Richard NORWOOD.

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Matthew NORWOOD was born in 1740 in New York, NY, NY.258 He was baptized on 16 July 1740 at Reformed Dutch Church in New York, NY, NY.259
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