John Scammell Ward

M, (10 January 1808 - 7 April 1886)
Father-Biological*Deacon Daniel Ward b. 11 Jul 1774, d. 16 Dec 1861
Mother-Biological*Sarah Jones b. 6 Aug 1779, d. 14 Oct 1862
Last Edited=11 Oct 2022
Gravestone of John S. Ward
     John Scammell Ward was born on 10 January 1808 at Orange, Massachusetts.1 He was the son of Deacon Daniel Ward and Sarah Jones.

John Scammell Ward, age 26, married Olive Phelps, age 24 , daughter of George Phelps and Sally Jones, on 1 May 1834 at Lancaster, Massachusetts.

They were married by Nathaniel Thayer and are listed in the record as both being from Lancaster.1

John Scammell Ward died on 7 April 1886 at Athol, Massachusetts, at age 78 from a tumor. He was buried at Central Cemetery, Orange, Massachusetts. John's epitaph reads:

April 7, 1886
Æ. 78 Yrs.


  1. Martyn, Charles. The William Ward Genealogy - The History of the Descendants of William Ward of Sudbury, Mass. 1638-1925. New York: Artemas Ward, 1925.