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Nicholas ATWOOD and Olive Harman

Nicholas ATWOOD. (Nycholas). [Familytree].
Born in 1539 in Sanderstead, Surrey, England; son of John Hewson Atwood and Margaret Grenville.

He married Olive HARMAN on 30 January 1569-1570 in St. Martin's in the Field, Westminster, London, Middlesex, England.

They lived at Sanderstead Court Farms.

He served Queen Elizabeth after the second year of her reign. He was Assistant Sergeant of the Queens Carriages with his cousin John Ownstead (son of Agnes Atwood and John Ownstead Sr.) as Sergeant. It is said that Queen Elizabeth spent the night with them at Sanderstead Court when she was returning from one of her trips. (S2,S4).

In London they resided ain the Parish of St. Martin's in the Fields. (S2).

When in the country, they resided at Court Farm, and here one night when roads were especially bad and the queen returning from one of her trips, she spent the night at Court Farm. The Greshams held the court itself, but were Catholic, so Elizabeth preferred to stop with Nycholas. (S4).

He died on 10 May 1586 at Sanderstead, Surrey, England; and was buried on 12 May 1586 in St. Martin's in the Fields, London, England. (S1,S2).

Olive HARMAN. (Herman). [Familytree].
Born (in 1548)(10 May 1548) at Sanderstead, England; daughter of James Harman.

She married (1) Nicholas ATWOOD on 30 January 1569-1570 in St. Martin's in the Field, Westminster, London, Middlesex, England.

She married (2) William Marleville on 26 May 1590 at St. Martin of the Fields, Middlesex, England. (S4).

she married (3) John Buck on 24 April 1592 in England.

She died in March (1603)(1604); and was buried in 1603 in St. Nicholas Churchyard in Elstree, Hertfordshire, England.

CHILDREN of Nicholas ATWOOD and Olive HARMAN:


Nicholas Atwood and Olive Harman
John Atwood (Wood) and Joan Coleson
Henry Wood and Abigail Jenney
Abijah Bowen and Abiel Wood 
Elnathan Wood and Mary Billington
Lydia Wood and John Thomson
Priscilla Thompson and Lemuel Sturtevant
Sarah Sturtevant and Jeremiah Leavitt
Sarah Pricscilla Leavitt and Jacob Vernon Hamblin
Ella Ann Hamblin and Warren Moroni Tenney
Clive Vernon Tenney and Minnie Williams
Mildred Ella Tenney and Glenn Russell Handy
Deborah Lee Handy and Rodney Allen Morris