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John Willard

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Concord, Middlesex, Massaschussets, United States
Death: Died in Concord, Middlesex, Massaschussets, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Maj. Simon Willard and Mary Noyes
Husband of Mary Willard
Father of David Willard; Jonathan Willard; Mercy Willard and Simon Willard
Brother of Mary Stevens; Henry Willard I; Daniel Willard; Hope Willard; Captain Benjamin Willard Sr.- and 2 others
Half brother of Sarah Noyes; Rebecca Noyes; John Noyes; Mary Edmunds; Elizabeth infant Willard and 9 others

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ID: I1324

Name: John WILLARD

Sex: M

Birth: 12 FEB 1656 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts

Death: 27 AUG 1726 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts

Reference Number: 2/592/5

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Father: Simon WILLARD b: APR 1605 in Horsemonden, Kent, England

Mother: Mary DUNSTER b: 1630 in Bury, Lancashire, England

Marriage 1 Mary HAYWARD b: in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts

Married: 31 OCT 1698 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts

Children

David WILLARD b: 9 SEP 1699 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Jonathan WILLARD b: 28 APR 1701 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Mercy WILLARD b: 4 JUN 1704 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Simeon WILLARD b: 7 AUG 1706 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts

-------------------- 50. John WILLARD (Simon , Richard , Symon , Richard , William ) was born on Feb 12 1657 in Concord, Middlesex Co., Ma. He died on Aug 27 1726 in Concord, Middlesex Co., Ma. The cause of death was age 69.

John married Mary HAYWARD daughter of John HAYWARD and Anna WHITE on Oct 31 1698 in Concord, Middlesex Co., Ma. Mary was born in 1660. She died before Mar 9 1729.

They had the following children:

 131 M i David WILLARD was born on Sep 9 1699.  

+ 132 M ii Jonathan WILLARD

+ 133 F iii Mercy WILLARD

+ 134 M iv Simon WILLARD Sr.

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ID: I09012

Name: John Willard 1 2 3 4

Sex: M

Birth: 12 FEB 1657 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts 1 2 3 4

Reference Number: 9012

Father: Simon WILLARD b: BEF 7 APR 1605 in Horsemonden, Kent, England

Mother: Mary Dunster b: BEF 15 DEC 1630 in Bury, Lancashire, England

Marriage 1 Mary Hayward b: in of Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts

Married: 21 OCT 1698 4

Sources:

Title: Bullard and Allied Families

Author: Edgar J. Bullard

Note: http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/_glc_/1776/1776_153.html?Welcome=1053869192

Bullard and Allied Families

Call Number: CS71.B936x

This is a record of the American ancestors of George Newton Bullard and Mary Elizabeth Bullard. It contains very detailed genealogies of this family and others families married in to the family. There are about 5000 names included.

Bibliographic Information: Bullard, Edgar J. Bullard and Allied Families. Private Publisher, Detroit 1

Repository:

Note: Genealogy.Com

Media: Book

Page: Page 262

Title: Family History of Central New York

Note: Central New York Family Histories

Family History: Early New York Families, 1600s-1900s

Repository:

Note: Genealogy.Com

Media: Electronic

Page: Volume I - Page 427

Title: Descendants of Josiah Willard of Wethersfield, Connecticut

Author: The Willard Family Association

Publication: The Willard Family Association of America, Inc. 1972

Note: Excellent

Repository:

Note: James A. Kimble personal library

Media: Book

Page: Page 3

Title: History of Wethersfield

Note: Connecticut, 1600s-1800s Local Familes and Histories.

The Buck family is featured in "Genealogies and Biographies of Ancient Wethersfield" Vol. II and the Kirby & Willard families in "History of Wethersfield" Vol. II. I failed to indicate the volume # in some cases. SORRY.

Repository:

Note: Genealogy.Com

Media: Book

Page: Volume II - Page 793

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ID: I6019

Name: John WILLARD

Sex: M

Birth: 12 FEB 1657 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts

Death: 27 AUG 1726 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts

Ancestral File #: 9K8H-1J

IDNO: F>2.400>4+7 1

Note:

1 BIRT

2 DATE 12 FEB 1656

2 PLAC Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts

2 SOUR S016909

3 DATA

4 TEXT Date of Import: Nov 19, 2002

1 BIRT

2 DATE 12 JAN 1657

2 PLAC Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, Massachusetts

2 SOUR S016909

3 DATA

4 TEXT Date of Import: Nov 19, 2002

1 DEAT

2 DATE 27 AUG 1726

2 PLAC Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts

2 SOUR S016909

3 DATA

4 TEXT Date of Import: Nov 19, 2002

Sources:

"Genealogical Dictionary of the Early Settlers of New England," James Savage, 1860-1862 & "The Willard Genealogy," Charles Henry Pope, 1915 & "Willard Memoir," Joseph Willard, 1858

"Genealogical Dictionary of the Early Settlers of New England," James Savage, 1860-1862 & "The Willard Genealogy," Charles Henry Pope, 1915 & "Willard Memoir," Joseph Willard, 1858.

Title: Concord, Massachusetts Births, Marriages and Deaths, 1635-1850

Publication: Boston: undated; reproduced on CD by Search & ReSearch Publishing Corporation, Wheat Ridge, CO 1998

Repository:

Call Number:

Media: Book

Page: pg. 110

Title: Concord, Massachusetts Births, Marriages and Deaths, 1635-1850

Publication: Boston: undated; reproduced on CD by Search & ReSearch Publishing Corporation, Wheat Ridge, CO 1998

Repository:

Call Number:

Media: Book

Page: pg. 46

Ancestry of Bob and Mary Beth Wheeler on Ancestry.com

Entries: 61472 Updated: Sun Aug 19 13:20:35 2001 Contact: Mary Beth Wheeler Home Page: Ancestry of Bob and Mary Beth Wheeler[WILLARDEzra.FBK]

From Ancestral File (TM), data as of 2 January 1996.

2 3 4 1 5

Change Date: 14 NOV 2004 at 20:08:24

Father: Simon WILLARD b: 7 APR 1605 in Horsmonden, Kent, England c: 7 APR 1605 in Horsemonden, Kent, England

Mother: Mary DUNSTER b: Bef 25 OCT 1629 in Bury, Lancshire, England c: 25 OCT 1629 in Bury, Lancs., England

Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown

Married: 31 OCT 1698 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts

Sources:

Title: WILLARDEzra.FBK

Abbrev: WILLARDEzra.FBK

Note:

Source Media Type: Other

Text: Date of Import: Nov 19, 2002

Title: WILLARD GENEALOGY, SEQUEL TO WILLARD MEMOIR

Author: Materials gathered by Joseph Willard and Charles Wilkes Walker, Edited and completed by Charles Henry Pope

Publication: Printed for the Willard Family Assn., Boston, MA, 1915, Murray and Emery, Kendall Sq., Cambridge, MA, Digital Edition 2001 by Richard Bingham, Oceanport, NJ

Abbrev: WILLARD GENEALOGY, SEQUEL TO WILLARD MEMOIR

Note:

Source Media Type: Electronic

Title: Pedigree Resource File CD 33

Publication: (Salt Lake City, Utah: Intellectual Reserve, Inc., 2001)

Abbrev: Pedigree Resource File CD 33

Title: Pedigree Resource File CD 17

Publication: (Salt Lake City, Utah: Intellectual Reserve, Inc., 2000)

Abbrev: Pedigree Resource File CD 17

Title: Pedigree Resource File CD 11

Publication: (Salt Lake City, Utah: Intellectual Reserve, Inc., 2000)

Abbrev: Pedigree Resource File CD 11

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JOHN, Concord, fifth s. of major Simon, m. 31 Oct. 1698, Mary Hayward, d. of John of the same, had David, b. 9 Sept. foll.; Jonathan, 28 Apr. 1701; Mercy, 4 Jan. 1704; Simon, 7 Aug. 1706; and d. 27 Aug. 1726. His wid. d. bef. 9 Mar. 1729.

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SIMON, Cambridge, s. of vol. 4, p. 555 Richard of Horsemonden, Co. Kent, where he was bapt. 7 Apr. 1605, came 1634, arr. in May, with w. Mary, d. of Henry Sharpe of Horsemonden, bapt. 16 Oct. 1614; and d. Mary; rem. next yr. to the new settlem. of Concord, where prob. this d. soon d. aft. m. with Joshua Edmunds, and b. of her first ch. 16 Feb. 1650. At Cambridge or Concord, he had Elizabeth whose date of b. is not found, wh. m. 8 Apr. 1653, Robert Blood; Josiah, whose date is also unkn.; Samuel, in recorder's rec. at Boston, call. Simon, b. 31 Jan. 1640; Sarah, 27 June or 24 July 1642, wh. m. 2 July 1666, Nathaniel Howard of Charlestown, and d. 22 Jan. 1678; Abovehope, 30 Oct. 1646, d. at 17 yrs. unm.; Simon, 23 Nov. 1649; Mary, again, 7 or 27 Sept. 1653, wh. m. 22 Jan. 1672, Cyprian Stevens; Henry, 4 June 1655; John, 12 Jan. or Feb. 1657; Daniel, 29 Dec. 1658; but of these the last four were b. of a sec. w. Elizabeth Dunster, sis. of the presid. of the coll. or third w. Mary Dunster, a niece of the presid. for the dates of m. are not giv. But bef. the b. of his next ch. he rem. to Lancaster, there had Joseph, 4 Jan. 1661; Benjamin, 1665; Hannah, 6 Oct. 1666, wh. m. 23 May 1693, capt. Thomas Brintnall of Sudbury, and was the last surv. ch. of her f.; and Jonathan, 14 Dec. 1669; beside two others, Elizabeth and Dorothy, wh. both d. young. I suppose he must have had some acquaint. in Eng. with milit. duty, for he was made lieut. here so early as 1637, capt. 1646, and maj. the highest rank at that time, in 1655; and was rep. 1636-49, chos.

Assist. 1657 to his d. 24 Apr. 1676. Bef. the Ind. destr. Groton in 1676, to wh. he had rem. a few yrs. earlier, he had estab. his retreat at Salem, but d. at Charlestown, during the sess. of the Ct. of Assist. For his serv. the governm. had many yrs. bef. made him a gr. of 1,000 acres, wh. he had never taken up, but had giv. to his d. Elizabeth on her m. but his wid. Mary was compel. to petition for it in the yr. of his d. SIMON, Salem, third s. of the preced. m. a. 1679, Martha, d. of Richard Jacob of Ipswich, where he liv. some time, had at I. Jacob, b. perhaps 17 Sept. 1680; but at S. Josiah, 24 May 1682; Martha, 27 Jan. 1684; Simon, 4 Nov. 1685, d. under 2 yrs.; and Richard 26 or 29 Jan. 1687; was freem. 1680, capt. in the E. war with the Ind. 1689, and deac. (had sec. w. 30 Apr. 1702, Elizabeth wid. of John Walley, perhaps, but the Geneal, 371, ignores this sec. w.) and late in July 1722 took ano. w. Priscilla Buttolph, and d. 21 June 1731. THOMAS, Northampton 1668, br. of Nathaniel of the same, and subject to the same maledict. See Weller. Farmer notes in 1834, that gr. of this name at Harv. were 23; at Yale, 2; at other N. E. coll. 11. In ea. of the seven generat. from maj. Simon are one or more s. of the coll. to our times.

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Hi Deborah,

Thank you for that transcript. I didn't read every word of the 25 pages

but even so I couldn't see any mention of when he was executed.

In the Willard Memoir there was a Major John Willard, when a young man,

at the time of the "witchcraft delusion." seems to have sympathized with

his father (Major Simon Willard) in hostility to the proceedings at Salem.

The paragraph goes on to say "he was "bound over upon suspicion of conveying

off Mrs. Elizabeth Cary from their Majesties jail in Cambridge."

On his return from Europe in 1697, when the community had recovered its

senses, "none appearing to object against him, he was acquitted of his

bond by proclamation." An interesting account of this lady's imprisonment

and the harsh treatment she experienced until her rescue by young Willard,

will be found in "Calef."

This John Willard was the son of Samuel and Mary, born at Groton, Sept

8, 1673; went to Harvard College,1690. He m. Frances Sherburne of Jamica?

in 1703/04. She survived him at least ten years and died in Kingston in

1733.

He became a merchant and travelled abroad. He seemed to have been very

prosperous

So here is a John Willard that had some connection with the witch trials

apparently, so perhaps this ties in?

Thanks for your letter and be glad to hear from you again.

Bunny

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ID: I00188

Name: John Willard 1 2 3 4 5 6

Sex: M

Birth: 12 FEB 1656/57 in Concord, Middlesex, MA

Birth: 12 FEB 1655/56 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts 5

Birth: 12 JAN 1656/57 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, Massachusetts 5

Death: 27 AUG 1726 in Concord, Middlesex, MA

Death: 27 AUG 1726 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts 5

Change Date: 27 AUG 2000

Ancestral File #: 9K8H-1J

LDS Baptism: 26 SEP 1893 5

Endowment: 17 OCT 1895 5

Sealing Child: 13 FEB 1969 IFALL 5

Reference Number: 1174

Note:

Sources:

"Genealogical Dictionary of the Early Settlers of New Eng la nd ," J am es Sa va ge, 1860-1862 & "The Willard Genealogy," Charles H en ry P op e, 19 15 & "Wi lla rd Memoir," Joseph Willard, 1858

"Genealogical Dictionary of the Early Settlers of New Eng la nd ," J am es Sa va ge, 1860-1862 & "The Willard Genealogy," Charles H en ry P op e, 19 15 & "Wi lla rd Memoir," Joseph Willard, 1858.

Title: Concord, Massachusetts Births, Marriages and Deaths, 1635-1850

Publication: Boston: undated; reproduced on CD by Sear ch & Re Se ar ch Pu bl is hing Corporation, Wheat Ridge, CO 1998

Repository:

Call Number:

Media: Book

Page: pg. 110

Title: Concord, Massachusetts Births, Marriages and Deaths, 1635-1850

Publication: Boston: undated; reproduced on CD by Sear ch & Re Se ar ch Pu bl is hing Corporation, Wheat Ridge, CO 1998

Repository:

Call Number:

Media: Book

Page: pg. 46

Ancestry of Bob and Mary Beth Wheeler on Ancestry.com

Entries: 61472 Updated: Sun Aug 19 13:20: 35 20 01 Co nt ac t: Ma ry Be th Wheeler <mb@thewheelers.com> Home P age: A nce st ry of B ob and Ma ry Be th Wheeler[WILLARDEzra.FBK]

From Ancestral File (TM), data as of 2 January 1996.

Father: Maj. Simon Willard b: 7 APR 1605 in Horsmonden, Kent, England c: 7 APR 1605 in Horsemonden, Kent, England

Mother: Mary Dunster b: BEF. 25 OCT 1629 in Bury, Lancshire, England c: 25 OCT 1629 in Bury, Lancashire, England

Marriage 1 Mary Hayward b: 13 MAY 1677 in Concord, Middlesex, MA

Married: 31 OCT 1698 in Concord, Middlesex, MA

Children

David Willard b: 9 SEP 1699
Jonathan Willard b: 28 APR 1701 in Concord, Middlesex, MA
Mercy Willard b: 4 JUN 1704
Simon Willard b: 7 AUG 1706 in Concord, Middlesex, MA

Sources:

Title: WILLARD GENEALOGY, SEQUEL TO WILLARD MEMOIR

Author: Materials gathered by Joseph Willard and Charles Wilkes Walker, Edited and completed by Charles Henry Pope

Publication: Printed for the Willard Family Assn., Boston, MA, 1915, Murray and Emery, Kendall Sq., Cambridge, MA, Digital Edition 2001 by Richard Bingham, Oceanport, NJ

Repository:

Media: Electronic

Title: Ancestral File (R)

Author: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Publication: Copyright (c) 1987, June 1998, data as of 5 January 1998

Repository:

Note: NAME Family History Library

ADDR 35 N West Temple Street

CONT Salt Lake City, Utah 84150 USA

Media: Book

Title: Pedigree Resource File CD 33

Publication: (Salt Lake City, Utah: Intellectual Reserve, Inc., 2001)

Repository:

Media: Book

Title: Pedigree Resource File CD 17

Publication: (Salt Lake City, Utah: Intellectual Reserve, Inc., 2000)

Repository:

Media: Book

Title: WILLARDEzra.FBK

Repository:

Media: Other

Text: Date of Import: Nov 19, 2002

Title: Pedigree Resource File CD 11

Publication: (Salt Lake City, Utah: Intellectual Reserve, Inc., 2000)

Repository:

Media: Book

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John Willard's Timeline

1656
February 12, 1656
Concord, Middlesex, Massaschussets, United States
1698
October 11, 1698
Age 42
Concord, MA
1699
September 9, 1699
Age 43
Concord, MA
1701
April 28, 1701
Age 45
Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
1704
June 4, 1704
Age 48
Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
1708
August 2, 1708
Age 52
Concord, MA
1726
August 27, 1726
Age 70
Concord, Middlesex, Massaschussets, United States