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Deacon John Ward

Male 1626 - 1708  (82 years)


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  • Name John Ward 
    Title Deacon 
    Born 1626  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Emigration Abt 1638  Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 10
    Freeman 1649  Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Occupation say 1649  [1, 2, 7, 8
    History Abt 1651  [1, 5
    Office Held 1660  Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Office Held 27 Aug 1679  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 7, 8
    Office Held 1686  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    History 1688  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Office Held 1688  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Office Held Between 1688 and 1689  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 11
    Office Held 1693  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Office Held 1696  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Office Held 1698  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Will 2 Feb 1708  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Died 8 Jul 1708  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5, 8, 9, 12
    Buried Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • He is buried in grave #110.
    Person ID I605  Roy Family Genealogy | Roy Line
    Last Modified 29 May 2018 

    Father William Ward,   b. Abt 1603, Yorkshire or Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1687, Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F604  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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  [2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13
    • After their marriage, they settled in Hannah's home town of Cambridge in that part which became Newton.
    Children 
     1. Hannah Ward,   b. 1650, Cambridge Village, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Before 1687, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)  [Birth]
     2. John Ward,   b. 26 Jan 1653, Cambridge Village, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1654, Cambridge Village, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)  [Birth]
     3. Rebecca Ward,   b. 15 Jun 1655, Cambridge Village, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1735, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [Birth]
     4. John Ward,   b. 8 Mar 1658, Cambridge Village, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1727, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)  [Birth]
     5. Elizabeth Ward,   b. 18 Jun 1660, Cambridge Village, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1691, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)  [Birth]
     6. Deborah Ward,   b. 19 Jul 1662, Cambridge Village, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 1706, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)  [Birth]
     7. William Ward,   b. 19 Nov 1664, Cambridge Village, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1752, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)  [Birth]
     8. Richard Ward,   b. 15 Nov 1666, Cambridge Village, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1739, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [Birth]
     9. Mercy Ward,   b. 27 Jan 1668, Cambridge Village, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1685, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years)  [Birth]
    +10. 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)  [Birth]
     11. Eleazer Ward,   b. 26 Feb 1672, Cambridge Village, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1672, Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [Birth]
     12. Jonathan Ward,   b. 22 Apr 1674, Cambridge Village, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1723, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)  [Birth]
     13. Joseph Ward,   b. 15 Nov 1677, Cambridge Village, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1742, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 29 May 2018 
    Family ID F349  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1626 - England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - William Ward arrived in Boston, probably in the Spring, with his children: John, Joanna, Obadiah, Richard, and Deborah. - Abt 1638 - Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFreeman - 1649 - Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1650 - Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was a Constable. - 1660 - Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He served as a member of the first Board of Selectman, serving again in 1684, 1693, and 1695 to 1697. - 27 Aug 1679 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He served as a member of the committee, which negotiated with Cambridge on the terms of separation. - 1686 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory - He was reimbursed by the town for the expense of removing Abigail Parker from the town. - 1688 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was a member of the committee to prevent Widow Susanna Clements from becoming a charge on the town. - 1688 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was a Representative to the Massachusetts General Court from Newton. - Between 1688 and 1689 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was a member of the committee to represent the town of Newton in a suit brought by Captain Thomas Prentice. - 1693 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was one of the men who perambulated the Newton-Roxbury line. - 1696 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was a Tithingman. - 1698 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 2 Feb 1708 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Jul 1708 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 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. [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).

    5. [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).

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

    7. [S954] Greenwood, Frederick. Greenwood Genealogies, 1154-1914 , (New York: The Lyons Genealogical Company, 1914).

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

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

    10. [S956] Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May 1692 on the Basis of Farmer's Register, volume IV, (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1862).

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

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

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