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Edward Ward

Male 1671 - 1749  (77 years)


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  • Name Edward Ward 
    Born 13 Mar 1671  Cambridge Village, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Residence Abt 1699  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Office Held 1706  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Office Held 1709  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Office Held 1722  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Land 1725  Natick, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Office Held 1725 to 1726  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    History 23 Aug 1730  Natick, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation 1738  [6
    Religion 06 Feb 1742/43  Natick, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died Jan 1749  Natick, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 6
    Person ID I606  Roy Family Genealogy | Roy Line
    Last Modified 6 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  [2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    • 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

    Family Grace Lovering,   b. Abt 1677,   d. 30 Nov 1754, Natick, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Married Yes, date unknown  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Children 
     1. Abigail Ward,   b. 22 Jan 1698/99, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     2. Esther Ward,   b. 01 Mar 1701/2, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1725/26, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)  [Birth]
     3. Mary Ward,   b. 24 Apr 1703, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1805, Weston, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 101 years)  [Birth]
     4. Sarah Ward,   b. 26 Jul 1708, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     5. Hannah Ward,   b. 22 Jan 1711/12, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1768, Needham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)  [Birth]
    +6. 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)  [Birth]
     7. Samuel Ward,   b. 27 Oct 1720, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1754, Natick, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 7 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F607  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Mar 1671 - Cambridge Village, now Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Address:
    Oak Hill - Abt 1699 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
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    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was a Constable. - 1706 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was the Surveyor of Highways. - 1709 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was a member of the School Committee. - 1722 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - Edward erected several mills in Natick, in that part which had previously been Needham. - 1725 - Natick, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was a Selectman. - 1725 to 1726 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory - He gave a tankard to the Natick Church. - 23 Aug 1730 - Natick, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Edward Ward joined the Natick Church. - 06 Feb 1742/43 - Natick, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Jan 1749 - Natick, 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. [S666] Ritter, Priscilla R. and Thelma Fleishman. Newton, Massachusetts, 1679-1779 A Biographical Directory, (Boston: New England Historic-Genealogical Society, 1982).

    6. [S961] Clarke, George Kuhn. History of Needham, Massachusetts 1711-1911 Including West Needham , (Cambridge Massachusetts: The University Press, 1911).

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

    8. [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).

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

    10. [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).

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

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