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Joseph Ward

Male 1677 - 1742  (64 years)


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  • Name Joseph Ward 
    Born 15 Nov 1677  Cambridge Village, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    • Ward (1851) gives his birth as 9 November 1677.
    Gender Male 
    Married Abt 1701  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Esther Kenrick, the daughter of Ensign John and Esther (Hall) Kenrick. She was born on 25 September 1677 in Cambridge, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. In 1721 in Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, Esther Kenrick was mentioned in the will of Ensign John Kenrick. Caleb Kenrick was appointed her guardian on 13 December 1742 as she had lost her mental capacity. She died on Thursday 2 July 1761 in Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

    Issue:
    1. Esther Ward (1702-____)
    2. Mary Ward (1704-____)
    3. Joseph Ward (1706-1784)
    4. John Ward (1710-1786)
    5. Mary Ward (1714-1776)
    6. Enoch Ward (1717-1749)
    7. Nathan Ward (1721-1804)
    8. Esther Ward (1722-1742)
    9. Margaret Ward (c1723-____) 
    Office Held 1711  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Office Held 1715  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Office Held 1717  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Office Held 1718  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Office Held 1719  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Office Held 1720  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Office Held 1722  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Office Held 1725  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Office Held 1725  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Office Held 1736  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Office Held 1736  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Office Held 1739  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Office Held 1740  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Office Held 1742  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Died 26 Oct 1742  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Buried Newton Cemetery, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • He is buried in grave #118.
    Person ID I14778  Roy Family Genealogy
    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) 
    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  [3, 4, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
    • 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 1677 - Cambridge Village, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Esther Kenrick, the daughter of Ensign John and Esther (Hall) Kenrick. She was born on 25 September 1677 in Cambridge, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. In 1721 in Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, Esther Kenrick was mentioned in the will of Ensign John Kenrick. Caleb Kenrick was appointed her guardian on 13 December 1742 as she had lost her mental capacity. She died on Thursday 2 July 1761 in Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Issue: 1. Esther Ward (1702-____) 2. Mary Ward (1704-____) 3. Joseph Ward (1706-1784) 4. John Ward (1710-1786) 5. Mary Ward (1714-1776) 6. Enoch Ward (1717-1749) 7. Nathan Ward (1721-1804) 8. Esther Ward (1722-1742) 9. Margaret Ward (c1723-____) - Abt 1701 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was the Surveyor of Highways. - 1711 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was a Constable. - 1715 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was an Assessor. - 1717 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was elected a Selectman. He served again in 1720 to 1721, 1726 to 1727, 1729, 1731 to 1733, and 1738 to 1739. - 1718 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was a member of the Committee on Building the Meeting House. - 1719 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was a member of the School Committee. He served again in 1723. - 1720 - 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 1731 and 1742. - 1722 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was a member of the Committee on Highways. He served again in 1730 to 1731, 1735, and 1741. - 1725 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was a member of the Committee to Audit the Treasurer's Accounts. - 1725 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice 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 MapsOffice Held - He was appointed a Tithingman. He served again in 1742. - 1736 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was the Town Moderator. He served again in 1742. - 1739 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was a member of the Committee to Instruct the Representative to the Massachusetts General Court. - 1740 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was a member of the Committee to New Locations for Schoolhouses. - 1742 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Oct 1742 - 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 
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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. [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).

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

    8. [S452] Woodward, Norma Slater. Descendants of Richard Woodward New England 1589-1982, (Baltimore: Gateway Press, 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. [S954] Greenwood, Frederick. Greenwood Genealogies, 1154-1914 , (New York: The Lyons Genealogical Company, 1914).

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