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Increase Ward

Increase Ward

Male 1645 - 1690  (45 years)

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  • Name Increase Ward 
    Born 22 Jan 1644/45  Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    • His birth date was recorded as 22 (11) 1644.
    • Ward (1851) gives the birth as 22 February 1644.
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1661  Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6, 7
    Married 3 Oct 1672  Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Record Wheelock, the daughter of the Rev. Ralph and Rebecca (Wilkerson) Wheelock. She was born on 15 December 1644 in Dedham, Massachusetts. her birth date was recorded as 15 (10) 1644. She was christened on 22 December 1644 in Dedham, Massachusetts. She died on Friday 26 July 1726 in Marlborough, Massachusetts.

    Issue:
    1. Increase Ward (1673-____)
    2. Tabitha Ward (1675-____)
    3. Record Ward (1677-1746)
    4. Rebecca Ward (1678-1698)
    5. Eleazer Ward (1680-1708)
    6. Thomas Ward (1684-1747)
    7. Oliver Ward (1686-____) 
    • According to the marriage intentions filed, he was living in Shrewsbury, Mass. at the time of his wedding.
    History 1673  Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Office Held 1689  Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 25 Aug 1690  Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5, 9, 10, 12
    • Ward (1851) gives his death date as 4 August 1690.
    Buried Spring Hill Cemetery, Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gravestone of Increase Ward
    Gravestone of Increase Ward
    His gravestone is the oldest Ward stone in the cemetery.
    Person ID I14759  Roy Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 28 Apr 2019 

    Father William Ward,   b. Abt 1603, Yorkshire or Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1687, Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Elizabeth,   b. 9 Dec 1613,   d. 9 Dec 1700, Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Abt 1638  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    Family ID F605  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Jan 1644/45 - Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1661 - Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Record Wheelock, the daughter of the Rev. Ralph and Rebecca (Wilkerson) Wheelock. She was born on 15 December 1644 in Dedham, Massachusetts. her birth date was recorded as 15 (10) 1644. She was christened on 22 December 1644 in Dedham, Massachusetts. She died on Friday 26 July 1726 in Marlborough, Massachusetts. Issue: 1. Increase Ward (1673-____) 2. Tabitha Ward (1675-____) 3. Record Ward (1677-1746) 4. Rebecca Ward (1678-1698) 5. Eleazer Ward (1680-1708) 6. Thomas Ward (1684-1747) 7. Oliver Ward (1686-____) - 3 Oct 1672 - Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory - He lived in that part of Marlborough, which in 1717, became Westborough and later Northborough. There he ran a sawmill. - 1673 - Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was the Town Clerk. - 1689 - Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Aug 1690 - Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Spring Hill Cemetery, Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S72] Pope, Charles Henry. The Pioneers of Massachusetts 1900, (Boston: Charles H. Pope, 1900).

    2. [S451] Martyn, Charles. The William Ward Genealogy - The History of the Descendants of William Ward of Sudbury, Mass. 1638-1925, (New York: Artemas Ward, 1925).

    3. [S981] Ward, Andrew Henshaw. "Sudbury Records", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume XVII, 1863).

    4. [S457] Ward, Andrew Henshaw. Ward Family: Descendants of William Ward, (Boston: Samuel G. Drake, 1851).

    5. [S1003] Bullard, Edgar J. Bullard and Allied Families, (Detroit, Michigan: Private Publisher, 1930).

    6. [S953] Hudson, Alfred Sereno. The History of Sudbury, Massachusetts 1638-1889, Reprint of 1889 edition, (Sudbury, Massachusetts: The Sudbury Press, 1968).

    7. [S74] Crane, Ellery Bicknell. Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of Worcester County, Massachusetts, (New York: The Lewis Publishing Co., 1907).

    8. [S82] Tilden, William S. History of the Town of Medfield, Massachusetts 1650-1886 , (Boston: George H. Ellis, Printers, 1887).

    9. [S955] Ward, Andrew Henshaw. History of the Town of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts From Its Settlement in 1717 to 1829, (Boston: Samuel G. Drake, 1847).

    10. [S952] Hudson, Charles. History of the Town of Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts from its First Settlement in 1657 to 1861 with a Brief Sketch of the Town of Northborough, (Boston: T.R. Marvin & Son, 1862).

    11. [S960] Hanson, Robert Brand. The Vital Records of Dedham, Massachusetts volume 1: Births and Baptisms, (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1989).

    12. [S1051] Systematic History Fund. Vital Records of Marlborough, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849, (Worcester, Massachusetts: Franklin. P. Rice, 1908).