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John Ward

Male 1658 - 1727  (69 years)


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  • Name John Ward 
    Born 8 Mar 1658  Cambridge, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Married To 30 Nov 1681  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Mary Spring, the daughter of Lt. John and Hannah (Basham) Spring. She was born on 10 June 1659 in Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. She died on Friday 20 April 1731 in Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. She was buried in the Newton Cemetery, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, grave #107.

    Issue:
    1. Mary Ward (1683-1685)
    2. Sarah Ward (1685-1720) 
    Office Held 9 May 1689  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    He was a member of the Council for the Safety of the People and Conservation of the Peace. He again sat on that committee from 22 May and 5 June of the same year. 
    Freeman 1690  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Office Held 1691  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    He was a constable. 
    Office Held 1702 to 1703  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    He was a selectman. He also served between 1706 and 1707. 
    Office Held 1711  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    He was a member of the Committee on Highways. 
    Office Held 1715 to 1717  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    He was a representative to the Massachusetts General Court from Newton. 
    Probate/Proved 1727  [5
    Died 5 Jun 1727  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Person ID I14770  Roy Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 30 May 2018 

    Father John Ward,   b. 1626, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1708, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Hannah Jackson,   b. Abt 1631, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1704, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 1650  Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
    • After their marriage, they settled in Hannah's home town of Cambridge in that part which became Newton.
    Family ID F349  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Mar 1658 - Cambridge, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried To - Mary Spring, the daughter of Lt. John and Hannah (Basham) Spring. She was born on 10 June 1659 in Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. She died on Friday 20 April 1731 in Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. She was buried in the Newton Cemetery, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, grave #107. Issue: 1. Mary Ward (1683-1685) 2. Sarah Ward (1685-1720) - 30 Nov 1681 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was a member of the Council for the Safety of the People and Conservation of the Peace. He again sat on that committee from 22 May and 5 June of the same year. - 9 May 1689 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFreeman - 1690 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was a constable. - 1691 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was a selectman. He also served between 1706 and 1707. - 1702 to 1703 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was a member of the Committee on Highways. - 1711 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was a representative to the Massachusetts General Court from Newton. - 1715 to 1717 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Jun 1727 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
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    2. [S86] Gozzaldi, Mary Isabella. History of Cambridge, Massachusetts 1630-1877 with a Genealogical Register - Supplement and Index Reprint of 1930 edition, (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1986).

    3. [S665] Woods, Henry Ernest. Vital Records of Newton, Massachusetts to the Year 1850, (Boston: New England Historic-Genealogical Society, 1905).

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

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

    7. [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).

    8. [S663] Chapman, F.W. The Trowbridge Family, (New Haven, Connecticut: Punderson Crisand and Co, 1872).

    9. [S666] Ritter, Priscilla R. and Thelma Fleishman. Newton, Massachusetts, 1679-1779 A Biographical Directory, (Boston: New England Historic-Genealogical Society, 1982).

    10. [S957] Trowbridge, Francis Bacon. The Trowbridge Genealogy, (New Haven, Connecticut: Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor, 1908).

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

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

    13. [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).

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    15. [S77] Thayer, Ephraim and Sarah. Family Memorial Genealogy of Fourteen Families of Early Settlers of New England , (Hingham, Massachusetts: J. Farmer, 1835).