William WARD

Male 1635 - 1675  (~ 45 years)


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  • Name William WARD  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    • William Ward was appointed by Gen. Court of Conn. as Surgeon, to accompany Fairfield Co. troops in expedition against the Narragansetts. He lost his life in the attack on the Indian fort, in the "Great Swamp fight." He purchased the Perry house and home lot of Dr. Thomas Pell's heirs on Newton Sq.
      He was made freeman on may 31, 1657. According to page 10 of the Fairfield Prob. Rec. of that period, on Mar. 4, 1675/6, an inventory was made of the estate of Ensign William Ward. An ensign was a commissioned officer, holding his power from the Government and Legislature. [1]
    Born Between 1630 to 1635  Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died Dec 1675  Narraganset War Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I59203  Main Tree
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2018 

    Father Andrew WARDE,   b. 1603, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 8 Jun 1659 and 18 Oct 1659, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Hester SHERMAN,   b. 1606, Dedham, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 27 Dec 1665 and 30 Jan 1665/6, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 1627  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F12792  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Deborah LOCKWOOD,   b. 12 Oct 1636/7, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1657  [1, 2
    Married Bef 20 Oct 1658  [4
    Children 
     1. Esther/Hester WARD,   b. Abt 1664,   d. 1732, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F09278  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Between 1630 to 1635 - Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S9806] Andrew Warde and His Descendants 1597-1910 , George K. Ward, A.M.

    2. [S03262] RootsWeb: World Connect - Stamford, CT Familes (1641-1935) by Barbara Kaye.

    3. [S03176] RootsWeb: World Connect - Marilynn Munoz Family Tree by Marilynn Munoz.

    4. [S01785] Ancestry.com: History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, Donald Lines Jacobus, (Name: Name: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.;;).

    5. [S9777] Genealogical Notes or Contributions to the Family History of Some of the First Settlers of Connecticut and Massachusetts, Nathaniel Goodwin, (New England Historic Genealogical Society).

    6. [S5755] The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 2014, Vol. 168 January.