Joanna Ward

Female Abt 1628 - 1718  (~ 90 years)


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  • Born Abt 1628  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Emigration Abt 1638  Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 7
    William Ward arrived in Boston, probably in the Spring, with his children: John, Joanna, Obadiah, Richard, and Deborah.  
    Married Abt 1659  [1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9
    Lt. Abraham Williams, the son of William and Alice Williams. He was born in 1628 in England. He was a proprietor in 1642 in Watertown, Massachusetts. He became a freeman in 1652 in Watertown, Massachusetts. He was deeded land in August 1654 in Watertown, Massachusetts from John Callon. He was deeded land about 1662 in Newton Corners, Massachusetts. He was a tavern keeper. In 1925, William's Tavern still occupied the site. in Marlborough, Massachusetts. His home was designated a garrison house 1 October 1675 Marlborough, Massachusetts. He served between 1679 and 1681 as the Representative to the Massachusetts General Court from Marlborough. He left a will on 18 December 1711 in Marlborough, Massachusetts. In his will was the request that he and his wife should be provided "a decent and christian burial, without weeds or flourishes, for our fathers and mothers had none." He also added a conditional bequest to William Ripley, an apprentice, "concerning William Ripley, whom we have brought up from a child; his time is not long to stay on strict terms - then nine pounds will be due him - one he hath already had - let his due be paid out of the whole estate - if he will stay with Abraham and John for reasonable wages by the year, three or four years, then I give to him for his own forever, to settle on, twenty acres of land at Rock Patch with the meadow to it, next to my son[-in-law] Beaman's. If he like not that, he shall have twenty acres at the west end of Crane Hill and three acres of meadow at Cedar meadow, above the island next to Barnes; and if not that he must go." He died on Thursday 29 December 1712 in Marlborough, Massachusetts.

    Issue:
    1. Elizabeth Williams
    2. John Williams (1665-____)
    3. William Williams (____-1702)
    4. Lydia Williams (1669-____)
    5. John Williams (1675-1718) 
    Deed 4 Apr 1659  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 8
    Abraham and Joanna deeded land to Roger Wellington for £100. 
    Residence 1663  Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Here he finally settled, on land near the southeasterly end of "Belcher's Pond." 
    Died 8 Dec 1718  Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 6, 9
    Siblings 4 siblings 
    Person ID I14764 
    Last Modified 29 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) 
    Family ID F604  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1628 - England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - William Ward arrived in Boston, probably in the Spring, with his children: John, Joanna, Obadiah, Richard, and Deborah. - Abt 1638 - Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeed - Abraham and Joanna deeded land to Roger Wellington for £100. - 4 Apr 1659 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Here he finally settled, on land near the southeasterly end of "Belcher's Pond." - 1663 - Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Dec 1718 - Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S88] Paige, Lucius R. History of Cambridge, Massachusetts 1630-1877 with a Genealogical Register , (Boston: H. O. Houghton and Company, 1877).

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

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

    4. [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).

    5. [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).

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

    7. [S956] Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May 1692 on the Basis of Farmer's Register, volume IV, (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1862).

    8. [S463] Bond, Henry. Genealogies of the Families and Descendants of the Early Settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts including Waltham and Weston, (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1860).

    9. [S456] Jackson, Francis. A History of the Early Settlement of Newton, County of Middlesex, Massachusetts, from 1639 to 1800, (Boston: Stacy and Richardson, 1854).



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