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Jonathan Ward

Male 1748 - 1797  (49 years)


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  • Name Jonathan Ward 
    Born 29 Oct 1748  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Married To 4 Oct 1772  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Mary Pond, the daughter of Joshua and Jane (Ball) Pond. She was born on 8 November 1748 in Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts and was christened on 13 November 1748 in Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. She and Jonathan Ward filed marriage intentions on 20 September 1772 in Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. She died on Sunday 6 July 1777 in Athol, now Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts. Mary's gravestone inscription in North Orange Cemetery, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts, reads:
    Mrs. Mary Ward,
    widow of
    Mr. Jonathan Ward
    died
    July 6, 1777
    in the 29th year
    of her age

    Issue:
    1. Mary Ward (1773-____)
    2. Esther Ward (1775-____)
    3. Samuel Ward (1777-____) 
    Religion 25 Jan 1773  Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Jonathan and Mary Ward joined the church on 25 Jan 1773 in Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts. 
    Moved To 1774  Athol, now Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 5
    Married To 26 Nov 1777  Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10
    Sarah Twitchell. She was born about 1732. She died on Monday 15 March 1790 in Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts. Sarah's gravestone inscription in North Orange Cemetery, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts, reads:
    Mrs. Sarah Ward,
    widow of Mr. Jonathan Ward
    died
    Mar. 15, 1798
    in the 58th year
    of her age

    Issue:
    1. Margaret Ward (1780-1864) 
    History Abt 1785 
    He was a member of the committee setup to plan for the new town of Orange. 
    Office Held 1786 to 1787  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    He was a Selectman. 
    Census 1790  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Died 6 Dec 1797  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5, 7
    • Fisk (1963) and Jackson (1854) give 26 December 1797 as his death date.
    Buried North Orange Cemetery, North Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Mr. Jonathan Ward
      died
      Dec. 26, 1797
      in the 50th year
      of his age
    Person ID I14805  Roy Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 10 Jun 2018 

    Father Timothy Ward,   b. 17 Mar 1714, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1757, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Margaret Woodward,   b. 14 Jan 1715, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1761, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 4 Nov 1741  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Family ID F608  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Oct 1748 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried To - Mary Pond, the daughter of Joshua and Jane (Ball) Pond. She was born on 8 November 1748 in Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts and was christened on 13 November 1748 in Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. She and Jonathan Ward filed marriage intentions on 20 September 1772 in Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. She died on Sunday 6 July 1777 in Athol, now Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts. Mary's gravestone inscription in North Orange Cemetery, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts, reads:
    Mrs. Mary Ward, widow of Mr. Jonathan Ward died July 6, 1777 in the 29th year of her age
    Issue: 1. Mary Ward (1773-____) 2. Esther Ward (1775-____) 3. Samuel Ward (1777-____) - 4 Oct 1772 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
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    Link to Google MapsReligion - Jonathan and Mary Ward joined the church on 25 Jan 1773 in Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts. - 25 Jan 1773 - Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved To - 1774 - Athol, now Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried To - Sarah Twitchell. She was born about 1732. She died on Monday 15 March 1790 in Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts. Sarah's gravestone inscription in North Orange Cemetery, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts, reads:
    Mrs. Sarah Ward, widow of Mr. Jonathan Ward died Mar. 15, 1798 in the 58th year of her age
    Issue: 1. Margaret Ward (1780-1864) - 26 Nov 1777 - Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was a Selectman. - 1786 to 1787 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1790 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Dec 1797 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - North Orange Cemetery, North Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. 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. [S452] Woodward, Norma Slater. Descendants of Richard Woodward New England 1589-1982, (Baltimore: Gateway Press, 1982).

    4. [S456] Jackson, Francis. A History of the Early Settlement of Newton, County of Middlesex, Massachusetts, from 1639 to 1800, Reprint of 1854 Original, (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, Inc., 1987).

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

    6. [S458] Eldredg, Ruth DeFonda, compiler. Transcription of Early Handwritten Records of Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Volume 1, (Wheat Ridge, Colorado: Search and Reserach Publishing Corp, 2001).

    7. [S460] Fiske, Arthur D. Cemetery Records of Orange, Franklin Co., Mass., (Seattle, Washington: Seattle Genealogical Society, 1963).

    8. [S960] Hanson, Robert Brand. The Vital Records of Dedham, Massachusetts volume 1: Births and Baptisms, (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1989).

    9. [S973] Harris, Edward Doubleday. A Genealogical Record of Daniel Pond and His Descendants , (Boston: William Parsons Lunt, 1873).

    10. [S455] Systematic History Fund. Vital Records of Athol, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849, (Worcester, Massachusetts: Franklin P. Rice, 1910).

    11. [S466] Ward, Martha E. History of North Orange, Massachusetts, (Orange, Massachusetts: North Orange Reunion Association & Enterprise and Journal, 1924).

    12. [S849] 1790 U.S. Census - Massachusetts, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010).