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Deacon Richard Ward

Male 1666 - 1739  (72 years)


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  • Name Richard Ward 
    Title Deacon 
    Born 15 Nov 1666  Cambridge Village, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    • Paige (1877) gives his birth as 15 January 1662, and Gozzaldi (1930) follows suit.
    Gender Male 
    Married 15 Dec 1690  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Thankfull Trowbridge, the daughter of Deacon James and Margaret (Atherton) Trowbridge. She was born on 4 March 1667/68 in Cambridge, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. She died on Monday 17 September 1742 in Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

    Issue:
    1. Lydia Ward (1692-before 1725)
    2. Thomas Ward (1694-before 1770)
    3. James Ward (1696-____)
    4. Hannah Ward (1697-____)
    5. William Ward (1699-before 1730)
    6. James Ward (1701-1768)
    7. Ephraim Ward (1703-1772)
    8. Margaret Ward (1706-____) 
    Residence Abt 1691  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Office Held 1698  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Office Held 1704  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Office Held 1705  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Office Held 1710 to 1711  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Office Held 1712  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Office Held 1713 to 1715  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Office Held 1719 to 1720  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Office Held 1720  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Office Held 1721  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Office Held 1723  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Office Held 1724 to 1725  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Office Held 1730  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Died 27 Mar 1739  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Buried Newton Cemetery, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • He is buried in grave #113.
    Person ID I14774  Roy Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 5 Jun 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, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    • 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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Nov 1666 - Cambridge Village, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Thankfull Trowbridge, the daughter of Deacon James and Margaret (Atherton) Trowbridge. She was born on 4 March 1667/68 in Cambridge, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. She died on Monday 17 September 1742 in Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Issue: 1. Lydia Ward (1692-before 1725) 2. Thomas Ward (1694-before 1770) 3. James Ward (1696-____) 4. Hannah Ward (1697-____) 5. William Ward (1699-before 1730) 6. James Ward (1701-1768) 7. Ephraim Ward (1703-1772) 8. Margaret Ward (1706-____) - 15 Dec 1690 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - They lived on the Trowbridge Homestead. - Abt 1691 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was a Surveyor of Highways. - 1698 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was a Tithingman. - 1704 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was a Constable. - 1705 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was elected a Selectman. He served again from 1723 to 1729. - 1710 to 1711 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was a member of the Committee to Seat the Meeting House. He served again in 1725. - 1712 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was an Assessor. He served again between 1717 and 1722. - 1713 to 1715 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was a member of the Highway Committee. - 1719 to 1720 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was a member of the School Committee. - 1720 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was a member of the Committee to Dispose of the Old Meeting House. - 1721 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was a member of the Committee to Select a Site for the New School House. - 1723 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was the Town Moderator. He served again in 1730 and in 1732. - 1724 to 1725 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was a member of the Committee on the Cambridge Great Bridge. He served again in 1733. - 1730 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Mar 1739 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Newton Cemetery, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. 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. [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. [S954] Greenwood, Frederick. Greenwood Genealogies, 1154-1914 , (New York: The Lyons Genealogical Company, 1914).

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

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

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

    11. [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).

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