C-1-3  Lucretia Lewter-1 was born in 1785 in Northampton County, NC. She died in 1864 in Tyler County, Tx.. She married  John Alfred Wood son of John Wood and Sary. He was born in 1781 in Northampton County, NC. He died before 1848 in Early County, Ga..

 

John Alfred Wood and Lucretia Lewter were married about 1811 and had the following children:

 

C-2-8   Daughter Wood. She married (?) Smith in Early County, Ga..

 

C-2-9   Simeon Wood.

 

C-2-10  Son Wood.

 

C-2-11  Sarah Matilda Wood was born on 08 May 1812 in Northampton County, NC. She married Russel Read on 22 Jan 1830. She died on 24 Feb 1871 in Tyler County, Tx..

 

C-2-12  William Giles Wood was born in 1815. He married Susan Jane Parramore on 20 Jul 1841. He died in 1868 in Tyler County, Tx..

 

C-2-13  Matthew Jackson Wood was born on 10 Nov 1830 in Decatur County, Ga.. He died on 24 Oct 1891 in Tyler County, Tx..

 

 

 

Notes for John Alfred Wood:

 

John and Lucretia (Lewter) Wood moved from Northampton County, NC to Bainbridge, Decature County, Ga. after 1826. Then, in the US Census of 1840 John A. Wood was listed in Blakely, Early County, Georgia. He must have died before 6 May 1848 as that was the date of a newspaper report in the Albany, Georgia, PATRIOT, which reads: "Sold at the Courthouse in Blakely, Georgia, for the benefit of the heirs of John A. Wood" . Lucretia died in 1864 in Tyler County, Tx. where she had been living with her daughter Sarah Matilda and her husband Russell Read.

 

Information on this family and their descendants gathered from the book: Luter-Lewter Family of England, Virginia, North Carolina and States South and West" by Belle Lewter West.

 

 

Notes for Lucretia Lewter:

 

CENSUS YR: 1850 Early County, Ga.  Page 321B

12 390 390 Reed, Russle 38 M Farmer 500 SC

13 390 390 Reed, Sarah M. 38 F NC

14 390 390 Reed, William C. 14 M Fla

15 390 390 Reed, Mary A. 17 F Fla

16 390 390 Reed, James R. 12 M Fla

17 390 390 Reed, Sarah F. 9 F Fla

18 390 390 Reed, Eliza J. 6 F Ga

19 390 390 Reed, Thomas W. 4 M Ga

20 390 390 Reed, Susan E. 1 F Ga

21 390 390 Reed, Barbara 75 F NC

22 390 390 Wood, Lucretia 65 F NC

23 390 390 Wood, Jackson 19 M Laborer Ga

 

1860 Census,  Tyler County, Tex. Post Office: Woodville

Page No: 374B July 27th, 1860 by George W VanVleck

 

16 398 407 Read, R. 48 M W Farmer 1600 1030 S.C. (James Russell Read, Sr.)

17 398 407 Read, S. M. 48 F W N.C. (nee Sarah Matilda Wood)

18 398 407 Read, W. A. 23 M W FL (William Alpheus Read)

19 398 407 Read, J. R. 20 M W FL (James Russell Read)

20 398 407 Read, E. J. 16 F W Ga ( Eliza Jane Read)

21 398 407 Read, T. W. 13 M W Ga (Thomas Washington Read)

22 398 407 Read, S. E. 11 F W Ga ( Susan Emeline Read)

23 398 407 Read, M. J. 7 M W Ga (Matthew Jackson Read)

24 398 407 Read, B. 88 F W Widowed N.C. (nee Barsheba Humphrey) w/o

John Read

25 398 407 Wood, C. 74 F W N.C