Abraham Woodhull wrote a message to Benjamin Tallmadge to say that he would be visiting New York again and, "by the assistance of a [lady] of my acquaintance, shall be able to outwit them all. Abraham Woodhull’s Early Life . The tombstones of Richard Wodhull I., and Richard Wodhull II., with those of their wives, were ruthlessly destroyed during the Revolutionary War. ": 173 Several historians surmise that Anna Strong was the lady identified as "a 355" (Tallmadge's code for the word "lady"). The two main members of the ring were Abraham Woodhull and Robert Townsend, who used "Samuel Culper, Sr." and "Samuel Culper, Jr." respectively as aliases. [2] Tallmadge was referred to by the alias "John Bolton." ===== Abraham Woodhull was a noted hero of the American Revolution. He died in Setauket in 1826. ABOVE: JAMIE BELL AS ABRAHAM WOODHULL IN TURN. He’s recently been cast in the new reboot of The Fantastic Four, and appears in Lars Von Trier’s oh-so-shocking Nymphomaniac: Vol. They had three kids together. He was the son of a prominent judge, Richard Woodhull who was a wealthy settler of Setauket who supported colonial independence, and Mary Woodhull. ... “I can control him, Abe, as his wife. Abraham Woodhull (October 7, 1750 – January 23, 1826) was a leading member of the Culper Spy Ring in New York City and Setauket, New York, during the American Revolutionary War.He used the alias "Samuel Culper" (later "Samuel Culper Sr."), which was a play on Culpeper County, Virginia, and was suggested by George Washington. [1] The Culper Spy Ring. PHOTO COURTESY OF ANTONY PLATT/AMC. II. In real life: Woodhull didn't actually wed his wife, Mary, until after the war. Tallmadge was in direct contact with the ring, but Washington often directed its operations. Abraham Woodhull was born in 1750 in Setauket, a town on Long Island, New York. Three Oct. 17 Spirits Tour interpreters, from left to right, Dennis O’Connor as Abraham Woodhull, Bonnie Bryant O’Connor as Abraham Woodhull’s wife … Abraham Woodhull was born on October 7th 1750 in Setauket, New York, on Long Island. His wife died in 1806, an in 1824, Woodhull married a woman named Lydia Terry. So when he learned that another childhood friend, Abraham Woodhull, a cabbage farmer, had been caught red-handed by an American sloop patrolling … He was the son of Richard Woodhull, a wealthy judge, and Margaret Smith Woodhull, who did not die when Abraham was young as portrayed in the show, but in fact died in 1803, fifteen years after Richard. Anna Smith Strong (April 14, 1740 – August 12, 1812)1 of Setauket, New York, was an American Patriot and a member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution. He held a few minor political appointments, including Suffolk County Justice, where he served from 1799-1810. 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