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Esther Ward

Female 1702 - 1726  (23 years)


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  • Name Esther Ward 
    Born 01 Mar 1701/2  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Married 21 May 1724  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    David Richardson, the son of Samuel and Sarah (Hayward) Richardson. He was born on 14 May 1700 in Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. David was a blacksmith. After David's death, on 19 October 1726 in Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, David married second Remember Ward, daughter of Jonathan Ward and Abigail Hall. He served in 1731 in Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, as a Tithingman. He served in 1732 in Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, as the Surveyor of Highways. He served again in 1736 and 1753.6 He served in 1738 in Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, as a Constable. He served in 1749 in Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, as the Hayward. He served in 1750 in Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, as a member of the Committee on Highways.6 On 28 January 1762 in Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, David married third Abigail Holden, daughter of Joseph Holden. He died on Wednesday 25 July 1770 in Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts was buried in the Newton Cemetery, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in grave #48.

    Issue:
    1. Esther Richardson (1725-1800)
    2. Edward Richardson (1726-1726) 
    • Ward (1851) gives their marriage date as 31 May 1724.
    Died 20 Feb 1725/26  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 7
    Person ID I14780  Roy Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2018 

    Father Edward Ward,   b. 13 Mar 1671, Cambridge Village, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1749, Natick, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Grace Lovering,   b. Abt 1677,   d. 30 Nov 1754, Natick, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Yes, date unknown  [2, 3, 4, 9
    Family ID F607  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 01 Mar 1701/2 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - David Richardson, the son of Samuel and Sarah (Hayward) Richardson. He was born on 14 May 1700 in Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. David was a blacksmith. After David's death, on 19 October 1726 in Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, David married second Remember Ward, daughter of Jonathan Ward and Abigail Hall. He served in 1731 in Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, as a Tithingman. He served in 1732 in Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, as the Surveyor of Highways. He served again in 1736 and 1753.6 He served in 1738 in Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, as a Constable. He served in 1749 in Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, as the Hayward. He served in 1750 in Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, as a member of the Committee on Highways.6 On 28 January 1762 in Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, David married third Abigail Holden, daughter of Joseph Holden. He died on Wednesday 25 July 1770 in Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts was buried in the Newton Cemetery, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in grave #48. Issue: 1. Esther Richardson (1725-1800) 2. Edward Richardson (1726-1726) - 21 May 1724 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Feb 1725/26 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S665] Woods, Henry Ernest. Vital Records of Newton, Massachusetts to the Year 1850, (Boston: New England Historic-Genealogical Society, 1905).

    2. [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).

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

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

    5. [S965] Richardson, Ruth Ellsworth. Samuel Richardson (1602-1658) and Josiah Ellsworth (1629-1689) Some Descendants, (unknown.: Privately Published, 1974).

    6. [S966] Sewall, Samuel. The History of Woburn, Middlesex County, Mass 1868 Reprint , (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1990).

    7. [S964] Viton, John Adams. The Richardson Memorial, (Maine: Briwn Thurston & Co., 1876).

    8. [S452] Woodward, Norma Slater. Descendants of Richard Woodward New England 1589-1982, (Baltimore: Gateway Press, 1982).

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