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Andrew Ward, of Fairfield

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Birthplace: of , Homersfield, Suffolk, England
Death: Died in Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut
Place of Burial: Old Burying Ground, 430 Beach Road, Fairfield, Connecticut
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Richard Ward and Anne Ward
Husband of Hester Ward
Father of Anne Nichols; Edmund Warde; William Ward; Esther Burr; John Ward, of Middletown and 5 others

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About Andrew Ward, of Fairfield

Andrew Ward was born about 1597 in Suffolk or Essex County, England. He died in 1659 in Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut.

Parents: unknown.

Married:

  1. about 1628 in England to Hester Sherman, daughter of Edmund Sherman of Dedham whose wife's given name was Joan. She was born 1606 in Dedham, Essex, England. She was baptized on 1 April 1606 in Dedham, Essex, England. She died after 27 December 1665 in Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut.

Children of Hester Sherman and Andrew Ward: [1]

  1. Edmund b. @1628 (England) d. aft Jun 1659, bef Dec 1665 -
  2. Ann b. @1630 (England) m. by 1650 Caleb NICHOLS -
  3. William b. @1632 m. by 1664 Deborah LOCKWOOD died in Naragansett War (probably Dec 1675 - See Narraganset War description in Batchelder pages) -
  4. Hester b. @1634 (probably Watertown MA) m. (1) Mar 1664/5 Joseph BOOSEY (Son of James and Alice BOOSEY probably in Wethersfield CT) (2) aft Jul 1655 Jehu BURR ("of Fairfield CT) -
  5. Mary b. @1636 (probably Wethersfield CT) possibly m. John BURR ("of Fairfield CT), may be the grandmother of Aaron BURR -
  6. John b. @ 1638 (probably Wethersfield CT) m. 18 Apr 1664 Mary HARRIS (Middletown CT) -
  7. Sarah b. @1640 (probably Wethersfield CT) m. by 1662 Nathaniel BURR -
  8. Abigail b. @1642 (probably Stamford CT) m. (1) by 1672 Moses DIMON (2) contract dated 2 Jun 1685 Edward HOWARD -
  9. Andrew b. @ 1644 m. 1668/9 Trial MEIGS d. @1690 (Killingworth CT) #Samuel b. @1646 m. (1) @1671 OGDEN (2) Hannah HOWKINS widow of Jonathan NICHOLS

Footnote

[1] from Jana Ulrich: Some of these dates on the children's birthdates above are different than the children's dates on http://rootsweb.com/arnold/html/fam00842.htm where I found the information here.

Parent Discussion

from: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~katy/ward/b1035.html

Families of Old Fairfield makes the following statement on p.643:

"....family of Richard Ward of Gorleston or Homersfield have been investigated. No such person as Richard Ward was found; no Gunville family existed in that vicinity as lords of the manor; and every reference given has proved to be fictitous. It is likely that these statements were the invention of a fraudulent genealogist, innocently accepted by members of the Ward family, through whom they found their way into the book."

Summary

Andrew Warde (all his descendants would drop the final e) came to Massachusetts on the same ship as John Winthrop, Sir Richard Saltonstall, and other famous immigrants. He settled first in Watertown, Massachusetts, where he was admitted as a freeman in 1634.

He was one of the first settlers of Wethersfield, Connecticut, where he served as a collector of rates and from where he served in the upper house of the General Court. He moved again, this time to Stamford, in 1640, and served there as constable in 1642 and magistrate in 1646. He moved finally to Fairfield in 1651.

Andrew Ward was one of the earliest and most important settlers of Connecticut and seems to have had a passion for settling towns, being a founder of no fewer than four of them.

Among his almost innumerable descendants are Henry Ward Beecher, the most famous American preacher of the nineteenth century; the latter's sister, Harriet Beecher Stowe, the author of Uncle Tom's Cabin; General Joseph Wheeler, hero of the Confederacy and the Spanish-American War; Helen Louise Leonard, better known as Lillian Russell; and Henry Fairfield Osborne, the great paleontologist and director of the American Museum of Natural History.

Notes

"...came over with Winthrop in 1630 and settled in Watertown, Massachusetts. He was appointed by the General Court of the Bay Colony to be one of the Commissioners to govern the people of Connecticut in 1636, one of the five "worthies" who declared war on the Pequots."

--from Descendents of Henry Edward Crampton, M.D., 1837-1899, Printed by Henry E. Crampton, Naples, FL, 1987, p. 11.

Property and Career

Andrew arrived in New England aboard the ship Arabella in 1633 and was a freeman in Boston in 1634 and was a member of the Watertown church in May of that year. He was granted a ten acre homelot in Watertown @ 1633 which he apparently either sold or granted to his Sherman in-laws (Edmond, either father or brother) when he moved to Connecticut.

On 3 Mar 1635/36 he was appointed by the Massachusetts General Court to serve as one of eight commissioners governing the colony of Connecticut for the next year. On the 24 Mar 1640 land inventory in Wethersfield, MA he is listed as owner of eight parcels:

Homelot - 4 acres Great meadow - 14 acres and 2 "roods" Great meadow and swamp - 4 acres and 3 "roods" Backlots - 2 acres and 3 "roods" Dry swamp - 8 acres Wet swamp - 6 acres West Field - 54 acres East side of the Connecticut River - 264 acres

"While in Wethersfield, Andrew was named "Connecticut Assistant" April 1665 - May 1637 which made him one of the first judges in the colony. He served as Deputy to the General Court for Wethersfield from November 1637 to the term served by his last appointment there in January of 1640 at which time he moved his family to Stamford CT. From Stamford, he again served as Deputy to the General Court in April 1644 and was a judge at New Haven in October 1646. In 1648 he made his final move, settling at Fairfield CT from which he continued his public service having been appointed Deputy to the General Court from May 1648 to October 1658.

Will

Andrew's will made 8 Jun 1659, estate inventory dated 18 October 1659, proved 2 Nov 1659; May be son of Richard of Gorleston, Co. Suffolk England. He called himself "Andrew Ward of Fairfield" and bequeathed to:

'Ester my beloved wife .. £ 40 and one third part of all my lands & housing in Fairfeild during her widowhood' "my son John .. £ 50 at age twenty-one" "my daughter Sarah .. £ 40 within one year after her marriage" "my daughter Abigail .. £ 40 at age eighteen" "sones Andrew & Samuel" .. all the rest of his property when they attain the age of 21. "Item 7 .. And for the rest of my children, they have received their full portion all ready except my son Edmond, who if he come to this place my will is that out of my two youngest sons Andrew and Samuel's portions there may be paid £ 20". Fairfield Probate Records indicate that the inventory of Andrew Ward's estate was taken 18 Oct 1659 and amounted to £ 242 10s including "house and lands" valued at £ 80." -Jana Ulrich

Tombstone

from http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=27172

His tombstone reads: In Memory of ANDREW WARD Born in England 1597 One of the founders of Wethersfield and Stamford An honored citizen of Fairfield Conn. where he died in 1659 "Member of a Comission graunted to Sev'ral p'rsons to governe the people att Connecticut by the General Court of Massachusetts Bay under John Winthrop J?Governor 1635 - 1636 ERECTED BY THE ASSOCIATION OF DESCENDANTS OF ANDREW WARD 1907

Sources

Jana Ulrich's Sources:

  • The Great Migration Begins by Robert Charles Anderson - 1995
  • Pioneers of Massachusetts by Charles Henry Pope - 1900
  • Families of Early Guilford CT by Alvan Talcott - 1984
  • History of Guilford and Madison Connecticut by Steiner - 1897
  • Various Ancestral Lines of James Goodwin and Lucy (Morgan) Goodwin of Hartford CT by Frank Farnsworth Starr - 1915 (Family of James Boosey)
  • Commemerative Record of New Haven County Connecticut - 1902
  • Descendants of Osbert de Varde
  • Some Descendants of Andrew Warde - source list
  • George K. Ward, Compiled under Direction of Assoc. of Descendants of Andrew Ward; Andrew Warde and His Descendants 1597-1910 (New York: A.T.De La Mare Printing & Publishing Co. Ltd., 1910 read online

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         Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA
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         1646 – 1691

Admitted as freeman at Watertown on May 15, 1634, and moved to Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT about 1636. Andrew was a member of the General Court at Hartford in 1637 and moved to Stamford, Fairfield Co., CT about 1640/1. He may have moved to Hempstead Long Island in 1642.

  1. Edmond; Ann married Caleb NICHOLS;
  2. William married Deborah LOCKWOOD;
  3. Hester married first Joseph BOOSEY, and second Jehu BURR (son of Jehu BURR);
  4. Mary perhaps married John BURR (son of Jehu BURR); John married Mary HARRIS (daughter of William HARRIS);
  5. Sarah married Nathaniel BURR (son of Jehu BURR);
  6. Abigail married Moses DIMON;
  7. Andrew married Tryal MEIGS; and
  8. Samuel married first Ms. OGDEN (daughter of Richard OGDEN), and second Hannah (HOWKINS) NICHOLS.

-------------------- Andrew Ward was born about 1597 in Suffolk or Essex County, England. He died in 1659 in Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut.

Married about 1628 in England to Hester Sherman, daughter of Edmund Sherman of Dedham whose wife's given name was Joan. She was born 1606 in Dedham, Essex, England. She was baptized on 1 April 1606 in Dedham, Essex, England. She died after 27 December 1665 in Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut.

Children of Hester Sherman and Andrew Ward: [1]

Edmund b. @1628 (England) d. aft Jun 1659, bef Dec 1665 - Ann b. @1630 (England) m. by 1650 Caleb NICHOLS - William b. @1632 m. by 1664 Deborah LOCKWOOD died in Naragansett War (probably Dec 1675 - See Narraganset War description in Batchelder pages) - Hester b. @1634 (probably Watertown MA) m. (1) Mar 1664/5 Joseph BOOSEY (Son of James and Alice BOOSEY probably in Wethersfield CT) (2) aft Jul 1655 Jehu BURR ("of Fairfield CT) - Mary b. @1636 (probably Wethersfield CT) possibly m. John BURR ("of Fairfield CT), may be the grandmother of Aaron BURR - John b. @ 1638 (probably Wethersfield CT) m. 18 Apr 1664 Mary HARRIS (Middletown CT) - Sarah b. @1640 (probably Wethersfield CT) m. by 1662 Nathaniel BURR - Abigail b. @1642 (probably Stamford CT) m. (1) by 1672 Moses DIMON (2) contract dated 2 Jun 1685 Edward HOWARD - Andrew b. @ 1644 m. 1668/9 Trial MEIGS d. @1690 (Killingworth CT) #Samuel b. @1646 m. (1) @1671 OGDEN (2) Hannah HOWKINS widow of Jonathan NICHOLS

Families of Old Fairfield makes the following statement on p.643:

"....family of Richard Ward of Gorleston or Homersfield have been investigated. No such person as Richard Ward was found; no Gunville family existed in that vicinity as lords of the manor; and every reference given has proved to be fictitous. It is likely that these statements were the invention of a fraudulent genealogist, innocently accepted by members of the Ward family, through whom they found their way into the book."

Summary

Andrew Warde (all his descendants would drop the final e) came to Massachusetts on the same ship as John Winthrop, Sir Richard Saltonstall, and other famous immigrants. He settled first in Watertown, Massachusetts, where he was admitted as a freeman in 1634.

He was one of the first settlers of Wethersfield, Connecticut, where he served as a collector of rates and from where he served in the upper house of the General Court. He moved again, this time to Stamford, in 1640, and served there as constable in 1642 and magistrate in 1646. He moved finally to Fairfield in 1651.

Andrew Ward was one of the earliest and most important settlers of Connecticut and seems to have had a passion for settling towns, being a founder of no fewer than four of them.

Among his almost innumerable descendants are Henry Ward Beecher, the most famous American preacher of the nineteenth century; the latter's sister, Harriet Beecher Stowe, the author of Uncle Tom's Cabin; General Joseph Wheeler, hero of the Confederacy and the Spanish-American War; Helen Louise Leonard, better known as Lillian Russell; and Henry Fairfield Osborne, the great paleontologist and director of the American Museum of Natural History.

Notes

"...came over with Winthrop in 1630 and settled in Watertown, Massachusetts. He was appointed by the General Court of the Bay Colony to be one of the Commissioners to govern the people of Connecticut in 1636, one of the five "worthies" who declared war on the Pequots."

--from Descendents of Henry Edward Crampton, M.D., 1837-1899, Printed by Henry E. Crampton, Naples, FL, 1987, p. 11.

Property and Career

Andrew arrived in New England aboard the ship Arabella in 1633 and was a freeman in Boston in 1634 and was a member of the Watertown church in May of that year. He was granted a ten acre homelot in Watertown @ 1633 which he apparently either sold or granted to his Sherman in-laws (Edmond, either father or brother) when he moved to Connecticut.

On 3 Mar 1635/36 he was appointed by the Massachusetts General Court to serve as one of eight commissioners governing the colony of Connecticut for the next year. On the 24 Mar 1640 land inventory in Wethersfield, MA he is listed as owner of eight parcels:

Homelot - 4 acres Great meadow - 14 acres and 2 "roods" Great meadow and swamp - 4 acres and 3 "roods" Backlots - 2 acres and 3 "roods" Dry swamp - 8 acres Wet swamp - 6 acres West Field - 54 acres East side of the Connecticut River - 264 acres

"While in Wethersfield, Andrew was named "Connecticut Assistant" April 1665 - May 1637 which made him one of the first judges in the colony. He served as Deputy to the General Court for Wethersfield from November 1637 to the term served by his last appointment there in January of 1640 at which time he moved his family to Stamford CT. From Stamford, he again served as Deputy to the General Court in April 1644 and was a judge at New Haven in October 1646. In 1648 he made his final move, settling at Fairfield CT from which he continued his public service having been appointed Deputy to the General Court from May 1648 to October 1658.

Will

Andrew's will made 8 Jun 1659, estate inventory dated 18 October 1659, proved 2 Nov 1659; May be son of Richard of Gorleston, Co. Suffolk England. He called himself "Andrew Ward of Fairfield" and bequeathed to:

'Ester my beloved wife .. £ 40 and one third part of all my lands & housing in Fairfeild during her widowhood' "my son John .. £ 50 at age twenty-one" "my daughter Sarah .. £ 40 within one year after her marriage" "my daughter Abigail .. £ 40 at age eighteen" "sones Andrew & Samuel" .. all the rest of his property when they attain the age of 21. "Item 7 .. And for the rest of my children, they have received their full portion all ready except my son Edmond, who if he come to this place my will is that out of my two youngest sons Andrew and Samuel's portions there may be paid £ 20". Fairfield Probate Records indicate that the inventory of Andrew Ward's estate was taken 18 Oct 1659 and amounted to £ 242 10s including "house and lands" valued at £ 80." -Jana Ulrich

Tombstone

from http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=27172

His tombstone reads: In Memory of ANDREW WARD Born in England 1597 One of the founders of Wethersfield and Stamford An honored citizen of Fairfield Conn. where he died in 1659 "Member of a Comission graunted to Sev'ral p'rsons to governe the people att Connecticut by the General Court of Massachusetts Bay under John Winthrop J?Governor 1635 - 1636 ERECTED BY THE ASSOCIATION OF DESCENDANTS OF ANDREW WARD 1907

Sources

Some Descendants of Andrew Warde Jana Ulrich's Sources:

The Great Migration Begins by Robert Charles Anderson - 1995 Pioneers of Massachusetts by Charles Henry Pope - 1900 Families of Early Guilford CT by Alvan Talcott - 1984 History of Guilford and Madison Connecticut by Steiner - 1897 Various Ancestral Lines of James Goodwin and Lucy (Morgan) Goodwin of Hartford CT by Frank Farnsworth Starr - 1915 (Family of James Boosey) Commemerative Record of New Haven County Connecticut - 1902 Descendants of Osbert de Varde Some Descendants of Andrew Warde - source list George K. Ward, Compiled under Direction of Assoc. of Descendants of Andrew Ward; Andrew Warde and His Descendants 1597-1910 (New York: A.T.De La Mare Printing & Publishing Co. Ltd., 1910 read online Old data

Parents & Siblings o o Richard Ward (1565-1615) o o Anne Guiville (1576-)

Spouse & Children o o Hester Sherman (1606-1666) o o Anne Ward (1620-1718) o o Isabelle Ward (1621-1676) o o Esther Ward (1623-1664) o o William Ward (1631-1676) o o Andrew Ward (1646-1691) Save this person to your tree Save or merge this person's info to someone in your tree Continue or Cancel

  • 1597 *

Birth Homersfield, Suffolk, , England

  • 1619 1 Feb Age: 22 *

Marriage to Hester Sherman Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA

  • 1660 28 Feb Age: 63 *

Death Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA

Richard Ward 1565 – 1615

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Anne Guiville 1576 –

Siblings

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Hester Sherman 1606 – 1666

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Anne Ward 1620 – 1718

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Isabelle Ward 1621 – 1676

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Esther Ward 1623 – 1664

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William Ward 1631 – 1676

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Andrew Ward 1646 – 1691

Admitted as freeman at Watertown on May 15, 1634, and moved to Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT about 1636. Andrew was a member of the General Court at Hartford in 1637 and moved to Stamford, Fairfield Co., CT about 1640/1. He may have moved to Hempstead Long Island in 1642.

Edmond; Ann married Caleb NICHOLS; William married Deborah LOCKWOOD; Hester married first Joseph BOOSEY, and second Jehu BURR (son of Jehu BURR); Mary perhaps married John BURR (son of Jehu BURR); John married Mary HARRIS (daughter of William HARRIS); Sarah married Nathaniel BURR (son of Jehu BURR); Abigail married Moses DIMON; Andrew married Tryal MEIGS; and Samuel married first Ms. OGDEN (daughter of Richard OGDEN), and second Hannah (HOWKINS) NICHOLS. -------------------- Info on this family: http://www.theleefamily.org/genealogy/getperson.php?personID=I9123&tree=Lee

Came to North America c. 1633, settled in Watertown, Mass. then Wethersfield, Conn. then Stamford, Conn. -------------------- http://nefamilies.com/fam/groupsheetI100006683.aspx

One of the first Puritan settlers of colony of Connecticut. He was one of the five persons who held the first Court in the Colony in April, 1636. Emigrated to Watertown, Massachusetts, from either Faxton, Northamptonshire, or Kent, England, around 1630.

Unclear as to whether he is the son or grandson of Richard Ward. -------------------- Immigrated aboard the ship Arabella in 1633 to Boston, MA. Among his fellow passengers were John Winthrop, Jr., later Governor of Massachusetts, the Rev. Mr. George Phillips, and other emigrants from Suffolk and Essex counties. He settled first in Watertown, MA. From The Great Migration Begins, 1995, pages 1918-1921: MIGRATION: 1633; FIRST RESIDENCE: Watertown; REMOVES: Wethersfield 1635, Stamford 1641, Fairfield 1648; CHURCH MEMBERSHIP: Membership in Watertown church prior to 14 May 1634 implied by freemanship; FREEMAN: 14 May 1634 [MBCR 1:369]; EDUCATION: He signed his will and his wife made her mark to hers. His inventory included "books and honey" valued at £1. The inventory of his widow included "books" valued at 15s. and "a Great Bible" valued at 15s; OFFICES: Commissioner for Massachusetts Bay to govern new settlements on the Connecticut, 3 March 1635/6 [MBCR 1:171]. Connecticut Assistant, April 1636, September 1636, March 1637, May 1637 [CT Civil List 58]. Deputy for Wethersfield to Connecticut Court, November 1637, March 1638, April 1638, August 1639, September 1639, January 1640 [CT Civil List 58]. Deputy for Stamford to New Haven Court, April 1644 [CT Civil List 58]. New Haven Assistant, October 1646 [CT Civil List 58]. Deputy for Fairfield to Connecticut Court, May 1648, May 1649, September 1649, May 1650, September 1650, May 1651, May 1652, May 1653, September 1653, May 1654, September 1654, May 1655, May 1656, October 1658 [CT Civil List 58]. ESTATE: Andrew Ward was granted a ten-acre homestall in Watertown, probably in 1633 [WaBOP 99]. In the Inventory of Grants and the Composite Inventory, this homestall belonged to Nicholas Busby, who also held many parcels granted to Edmond Sherman, father-in-law or brother-in-law of Andrew Ward [WaBOP 50, 99, 135]. Apparently Edmond Sherman acquired the homestall from Ward upon his removal to Wethersfield, and based on the proprietary rights accompanying the homestall received further grants in Watertown, which he then sold to Busby. In the Wethersfield land inventory on 24 March 1640/1 Andrew Ward held eight parcels of land: homelot of four acres; fourteen acres and two roods in the great meadow; four acres and three roods of great meadow and swamp; two acres and three roods in the back lots; eight acres of dry swamp; six acres of wet swamp; fifty-four acres in the West Field; and two hundred sixty-four acres on the east side of Connecticut River [WetLR 1:250]. In his will, dated 8 June 1659 and proved 2 November 1659, Andrew Ward of Fairfield bequeathed to "Ester my beloved wife" £40 and one third part of all my lands & housing in Fairfeild during her widowhood"; to "my son John" £50 at age twenty-one; to "my daughter Sarah" £40 "within one year after her marriage"; to "my daughter Abigall" £40 at age eighteen; (the next clause is partly lost to fire, but apparently gives land jointly to sons Andrew and Samuel at age twenty-one); residue of moveables to be divided equally between sons Andrew and Samuel; "and for the rest of my children they have received their full portions already except my son Edmond who if he come to this place my will is that out of my two younger sons Andrew and Samuell's portions there may be paid twenty pounds" [Fairfield PR 1:58-59]. The inventory of the estate of Andrew Ward was taken 18 October 1659 and totalled £242 10s., including £80 in "house and lands" [Fairfield PR 1:59-60]. -------------------- (f/g) Andrew Ward Birth: 1597 Homersfield Suffolk, England Death: Feb. 28, 1660 Fairfield Fairfield County Connecticut, USA

He was made a freeman at Watertown, Mass. on March 3, 1633-4, was appointed by the General Court in Mass. to govern Connecticut on March, 1626, served as assistant, deputy, judge, deputy judge and was on the war committee for Fairfield. He was one of three men appointed to go to Agawam (Springield) "to treat with the Indians of Waronocke". He is found among the free planters in New Haven in June of 1639. Andrew Ward & ROBERT COE of Weathersfield were appointed to treat with Wethersfield regardng the plantation of Stamford. Around 1651, he purchased a homelot in Fairfield and was an influential man there.


Family links:

Spouse:
 Hester Sherman Ward (1606 - 1665)
Children:
 Anne Ward Nichols (1620 - 1718)*
 William Ward (1631 - 1675)*
 Esther Ward Burr (1633 - ____)

Inscription: IN MEMORY OF ANDREW WARD BORN IN ENGLAND 1597 ONE OF THE FOUNDERS OF WETHERSFIELD & STAMFORD ______ AN HONORED CITIZEN OF FAIRFIELD, CONNECTICUT WHERE HE DIED IN 1659 _____ MEMBER OF A COMISSION GRAUNTED TO SEVAL P'SONS TO GOVERNE THE PEOPLE ATT CONNECTICUT BY THE GENERAL COURT OF MASSACHUSETTES BAY UNDER JOHN WINTHROP JLGOVERNOR 1635-1636 _____ ERECTED BY THE ASSOCIATION OF DESCENDANTS OF ANDREW WARD 1907


Burial: Old Burying Ground Fairfield Fairfield County Connecticut, USA Created by: Nareen, et al Record added: Jul 01, 2004 Find A Grave Memorial# 9020071 -tcd

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1597
January 1597
Homersfield, Suffolk, England
1619
February 1, 1619
Age 22
Woodbury, Litchfield, CT, USA
1620
1620
Age 23
England, United Kingdom
1628
1628
Age 31
England
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1631
Age 34
Watertown, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA
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1633
Age 36
Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
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Age 36
Watertown, MA
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1635
Age 38
., Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut
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1638
Age 41
Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut
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1640
Age 43
Wethersfield, Connecticut Colony