Johnson, Chapman, 1779-1849

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A Federalist, Woods 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 of 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 speculator in the military warrant land in the Northwest Territory and bought public land in Ohio and Indiana in addition to having extensive holdings in West Virginia. He was also either a principal or involved in some way with lawsuits to either settle land disputes or to collect money. He promoted the building the Cumberland Road which passed through Wheeling.

From the guide to the Archibald Woods Papers, 1777-1893, 1783-1846., (Special Collections, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary)

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creatorOf Cabell family. Cabell family papers, 1778-1893. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Johnson, George Nicolson, 1811-1855. Papers, 1819-1931. Virginia Historical Society Library
referencedIn Ambler, John, 1762-1838. Papers, 1788-1864. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Harrison, Gessner, 1807-1862. Papers of Gessner Harrison [manuscript], 1827-1862. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Stuart, Alexander H. H. (Alexander Hugh Holmes), 1807-1891. Papers of Alexander H. H. Stuart and the related Stuart and Baldwin families [manuscript], 1776-1878 (bulk 1850-1861). University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Kinney, William,. Proceedings and resolutions of an Augusta County, Virginia, citizens' group meeting [manuscript], 1816 June 22. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Bakewell, Thomas H., fl. 1843,. Miscellaneous Virginia letters, 1815-1902. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn University of Virginia. University of Virginia records, 1827-1828. Library of Congress
referencedIn University of Virginia. Board of Visitors. Commission and summonsh[manuscript] 1824 March 1. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Archibald Woods Papers, 1777-1893, 1783-1846. Special Collections Research Center, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary
referencedIn Madison, James, 1751-1836. Letter to James Breckenridge [manuscript], 1828 January 8. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Randolph, John, 1773-1833. Letters to David Parish [manuscript], 1812-1842. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Johnson, Chapman. Letter, 1835 January 10, Richmond, Va. to [William Ballard?] Preston. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Allen, John. Papers, 1814-1881. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Garrett, Alexander, 1778-1860. Papers of Alexander Garrett [manuscript], 1812-1848. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Circular letters to the Board of Visitors [manuscript], 1825 May 13. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Dabney, James, fl. 1803-. Dr. James Dabney papers [manuscript], 1774-1902, n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Monroe, James, 1758-1831. Letters to and from C. Collins (the New York Resolution) [manuscript] 1781-1830. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Mott, Howard S.,. Copy of letter [manuscript] 1790-1886. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Johnson, Chapman, 1779-1849. Letter, Staunton, Va., to David Holmes, Washington, D.C., regarding a naval commission [manuscript] 1808 March 25. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Woods, Archibald, 1764-1846. Papers, 1777-1893, 1783-1846. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Johnson, Chapman, 1779-1849. Copies of the notes furnished by Mr. Johnson to Mr. Garrett, [manuscript] [1827 May]. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Williamson, George. Daybook, 1807-1819. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Williamson, George. Daybook, 1807-1819. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Correspondence, 1814-1826 University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Cabell, J. L. (James Lawrence), 1813-1889. Correspondence of James Lawrence Cabell [manuscript] 1829-37. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn University of Virginia. Board of Visitors. Minutes of the Board of Visitors [manuscript], 1829-2000. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Grinnan family. Papers, 1673-1865 (bulk 1784-1828). Virginia Historical Society Library
referencedIn Monroe, James, 1758-1831. Letter to [James Madison?] 1827, July 12. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Gilmer, Peachy Ridgway, 1779-1836. Papers, 1806-1833. Library of Virginia
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associatedWith Allen, John. person
associatedWith Ambler, John, 1762-1838. person
associatedWith Archibald Woods. person
associatedWith Baker family, family
associatedWith Barber, Levi. person
associatedWith Cabell family. family
associatedWith Cabell, J. L. (James Lawrence), 1813-1889. person
associatedWith Call, Daniel, 1765 (ca.)-1840. person
associatedWith Dabney, James, fl. 1803- person
associatedWith Daniel Call person
associatedWith Doddridge, Philip, 1773-1832 person
associatedWith Eppes, John Wayles, 1773-1823. person
associatedWith Garrett, Alexander, 1778-1860. person
associatedWith Gilmer, Peachy Ridgway, 1779-1836. person
associatedWith Grinnan family. family
associatedWith Harrison, Gessner, 1807-1862. person
associatedWith Holmes, David, 1770-1832, person
associatedWith Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. person
associatedWith Johnson, George Nicolson, 1811-1855. person
associatedWith Lee, Henry, 1756-1818 person
associatedWith Madison, James, 1751-1836. person
associatedWith Monroe, James, 1758-1831. person
associatedWith Morgan family, family
associatedWith Pindall, James, 1783 (ca.)-1825. person
associatedWith Preston, William Ballard, 1805-1862. person
associatedWith Randolph, John, 1773-1833. person
associatedWith Ruggles, Benjamin, 1783-1857 person
associatedWith Sheffey, Daniel, 1770-1830 person
associatedWith Stuart, Alexander H. H. (Alexander Hugh Holmes), 1807-1891. person
associatedWith Tyler, John, 1790-1862 person
correspondedWith University of Virginia. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Virginia. Board of Visitors. corporateBody
associatedWith Williamson, George. person
associatedWith Williamson, George. person
associatedWith Wilson, Edgar Campbell, 1800-1860 person
associatedWith Wilson, George Washington, b. 1807 person
associatedWith Wilson, Thomas, 1765-1826 person
associatedWith Woods, Archibald, 1764-1846. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Northwest, Old
Indiana
Virginia
Cumberland Road.
Belmont County (Ohio)
Kentucky
Ohio County (W. Va.)
Wheeling (W.Va.)
Woodsfield (Ohio)
Monroe County (Ohio)
Ohio
Saint Louis (Mo.)
Subject
Marriage
Virginia
Whiskey Rebellion, Pa., 1794
Slavery
Banks and banking
Cholera
Courts
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Birth 1779

Death 1849

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