Capt Samuel WARD

Male 1739 - 1826  (86 years)


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  • Name Samuel WARD  [1, 2, 3
    • Capt. Samuel Ward resided at Worcester, and after serving one or more campaigns against Canada, commenced business in trade at Groton, and soon after removed to Lancaster. He m. Dolly, b. 1745, dau. of Judge John Chandler, of Worcester, Dec. 26, 1769; at which time he was of Lancaster. She d. there Dec. 31, 1818. He survived his wife and all his children, and d. at Lancaster, Aug. 14, 1826; aged 87; having made his will on the 26th of July of that year. He left a large estate, which he bequeathed to his relatives and to charitable uses.

      He was a gentleman of the old school, a Magistrate and Rep. from Lancaster in the General Court - affable to all, and kind to the poor. [1]
    Prefix Capt 
    Born 25 Sep 1739  Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Aug 1826  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Person ID I59195  Main Tree
    Last Modified 26 Oct 2020 

    Father Daniel WARD,   b. 03 Sep 1700, Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1777  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mary STONE,   b. 1705 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 20 Feb 1732/3  Framingham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Family ID F12813  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Dorothy CHANDLER,   b. 16 Sep 1745,   d. 31 Dec 1818, Lancaster, Worcester Co., Massachuetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 26 Dec 1768  [2, 3
    Family ID F12819  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Aug 1826 - Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S12071] Ward Family; Descendants of William Ward, Who settled in Sudbury, Mass., in 1639, Andrew Henshaw Ward, A.M.

    2. [S03279] RootsWeb: World Connect - The Limbs and Branches of the Smith Family Tree by Terry D. Smith.

    3. [S00085] "The Descendants of William and Annis Chandler" who settled in Roxbury, Mass. 1637, George Chandler, of Worcester, Mass., (Name: Name: Worcester, Mass,: Press of Charles Hamilton;;).