Woods, Archibald, 1764-1846.

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Archibald Woods, of Wheeling, W. Va. and Ohio County, W. Va., was a Federalist who served in the Virginia House of Delegates and was a member of the Virginia Convention of 1788. He briefly served in the Revolutionary War and later was an officer in the Virginia militia, attaining the rank of colonel before resigning in 1816. Woods was president and a director of the North Western Bank of Virginia. He owned a flour mill, traded whiskey and leased out land. One of the founders of Woodsfield, Ohio, Woods was a land spectulator in military warrant land in the Northwest Territory and bought public land in Ohio and Indiana in addition to having extensive land holdings in West Virginia. He promoted the building of the Cumberland Road which passed through Wheeling.

From the description of Papers, 1777-1893, 1783-1846. (College of William & Mary). WorldCat record id: 23190916

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associatedWith Doddridge, Philip, 1773-1832. person
associatedWith Johnson, Chapman, 1779-1849. person
associatedWith Lee, Henry, 1756-1818. person
associatedWith Morgan family. family
associatedWith Pindall, James, 1783 (ca.)-1825. person
associatedWith Ruggles, Benjamin, 1783-1857. person
associatedWith Sheffey, Daniel, 1770-1830. person
associatedWith Tyler, John, 1790-1862. person
associatedWith Wilson, Edgar Campbell, 1800-1860. person
associatedWith Wilson, George Washington, b. 1807. person
associatedWith Wilson, Thomas, 1765-1826. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Monroe County (Ohio)
Northwest, Old
Ohio County (W. Va.)
Woodsfield (Ohio)
United States
Cumberland Road
West Virginia
Wheeling (W. Va.)
Belmont County (Ohio)
Saint Louis (Mo.)
Indians of North America
Whiskey Rebellion
Banks and banking


Birth 1764

Death 1846

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