Eleazer Ward

Male 1672 - 1672  (0 years)


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  • Born 26 Feb 1672  Cambridge Village, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Died 26 Feb 1672  Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Married 20 Mar 1707  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Deliverance Trowbridge, the daugher of Deacon James and Margaret (Jackson) Trowbridge. She was born on 30 December 1679 in Cambridge, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. She died in 1742 in Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts and was buried in the Newton Cemetery, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, grave #114.

    Issue:
    1. Jonas Ward (1708-1742)
    2. Abigail Ward (1709-____)
    3. Ruth Ward (1710-1768)
    4. Tabitha Ward (1712-1732)
    5. Pheneas Ward (1713-____)
    6. Rebecca Ward (1715-____)
    7. Samuel Ward (1718-1750) 
    • Chapman (1872) gives her birth date as 31 December 1679.
    Military 1710  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 10
    His name drawn to go to Port Royal and Canada. Eleazer received a grant of land in the South Gore for his military service. 
    Offices Held 1710  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    He was the Surveyor of Highways. 
    Offices Held 1711  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    He was a Constable. 
    History 1713  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    a signer of the petition to the Massachusetts General Court for a meeting house more accessible to residents of the south side of Newton. 
    Offices Held 1714  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    He was a member of the Committee to ordain the Rev. John Cotton. 
    Offices Held 1714  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    He was a member of the Committee to Petition the Massachusetts General Court to arbitrate in dispute over the site of a meetinghouse. 
    Offices Held 1714  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    He was a Selectman. He again served as a Selectman in 1716, and from 1734 to 1735. 
    Offices Held 1718  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    He was the Assessor. He served again from 1725 to 1730. 
    Offices Held 1719 to 1720  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    He was a member of the Committee on Highways. He served again in 1736. 
    Offices Held 1720  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    He was a member of the School Committee. 
    Offices Held 1722  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    He was a member of the Committee to Defend the Ministry and to bring back the six families allowed to worship in Roxbury back into the Newton meeting. 
    Offices Held 1725 to 1730  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    He was the Fence Viewer. 
    Offices Held 1727  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    He was a member of the Committee on the Cambridge Great Bridge. He served again in 1730, 1732 to 1733, and 1735. 
    Offices Held 1730 to 1732  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    He was the Overseer of the Poor. 
    Offices Held 1734  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    He was a member of the Committee to Seat the Meeting House. 
    Offices Held 1734  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    He was elected a selectman and served for several years. 
    Offices Held 1736  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    He was a member of the Committee to Study Legislation on Bills of Credit. 
    Moved To 1738  Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 8
    He moved having purchased the Elliot grist-mill in Oxford. 
    Offices Held 1738 and 1746  Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    He was the Town Clerk. 
    Siblings 12 siblings 
    Person ID I14776 
    Last Modified 7 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) 
    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) 
    Married 1650  Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F349  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Feb 1672 - Cambridge Village, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Feb 1672 - Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Deliverance Trowbridge, the daugher of Deacon James and Margaret (Jackson) Trowbridge. She was born on 30 December 1679 in Cambridge, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. She died in 1742 in Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts and was buried in the Newton Cemetery, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, grave #114. Issue: 1. Jonas Ward (1708-1742) 2. Abigail Ward (1709-____) 3. Ruth Ward (1710-1768) 4. Tabitha Ward (1712-1732) 5. Pheneas Ward (1713-____) 6. Rebecca Ward (1715-____) 7. Samuel Ward (1718-1750) - 20 Mar 1707 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - His name drawn to go to Port Royal and Canada. Eleazer received a grant of land in the South Gore for his military service. - 1710 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - He was the Surveyor of Highways. - 1710 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - He was a Constable. - 1711 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory - a signer of the petition to the Massachusetts General Court for a meeting house more accessible to residents of the south side of Newton. - 1713 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - He was a member of the Committee to ordain the Rev. John Cotton. - 1714 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - He was a member of the Committee to Petition the Massachusetts General Court to arbitrate in dispute over the site of a meetinghouse. - 1714 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - He was a Selectman. He again served as a Selectman in 1716, and from 1734 to 1735. - 1714 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - He was the Assessor. He served again from 1725 to 1730. - 1718 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - He was a member of the Committee on Highways. He served again in 1736. - 1719 to 1720 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - He was a member of the School Committee. - 1720 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - He was a member of the Committee to Defend the Ministry and to bring back the six families allowed to worship in Roxbury back into the Newton meeting. - 1722 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - He was the Fence Viewer. - 1725 to 1730 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - He was a member of the Committee on the Cambridge Great Bridge. He served again in 1730, 1732 to 1733, and 1735. - 1727 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - He was the Overseer of the Poor. - 1730 to 1732 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - He was a member of the Committee to Seat the Meeting House. - 1734 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - He was elected a selectman and served for several years. - 1734 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - He was a member of the Committee to Study Legislation on Bills of Credit. - 1736 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved To - He moved having purchased the Elliot grist-mill in Oxford. - 1738 - Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - He was the Town Clerk. - 1738 and 1746 - Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
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    2. [S665] Woods, Henry Ernest. Vital Records of Newton, Massachusetts to the Year 1850, (Boston: New England Historic-Genealogical Society, 1905).

    3. [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).

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

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

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

    7. [S218] Eddy, Ruth Story Devereux. The Eddy Family in America, (Boston: The Eddy Family Association, 1930).

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