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Josiah Ward

Birthplace: Branford, New Haven County, Connecticut
Death: Died in Newark, Essex County, New Jersey
Immediate Family:

Son of John "Dish Turner" Ward and Sarah Davis, of Hartford
Husband of Mary Allis Ward
Father of Lawrence Ward; Samuel Ward; Robert Ward; Josiah Ward and Sarah Ward
Brother of Mary Harrison; Samuel Ward; Abigail Gardner; Elizabeth Lyon; Dorcas Harrison and 3 others
Half brother of Jonathan Ward

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About Josiah Ward

Josiah Ward

  • Birth: Nov 5 1661 - Branford, New Haven, Conneticut
  • Death: Apr 1716 - Newark, Essex, New Jersey
  • Parents: John Ward, Sarah Hills
  • Wife: Mary Ward (born Kitchell)
  • Wife: America Ward
  • Children: Samuel Ward, Josiah Ward, Josiah Ward, Sarah Ward, Sarah Ward, Lawrence Ward, Robert Ward, <Private> Ward


Joseph Harison {prob. brother-in-law} testifies that Dr. {George} Harison seems to have had doubts about Josiah Ward having been right in his mind.

from William Hills, in Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995), 2:944.:

Sarah (Hills) … m. (2) after 1684 Stephen Davis. (In her will of 27 March 1691 Sarah Davis bequeathed to "my son Josiah and his heirs twenty acres of land at Hockanum, which was given to me by my father's will" [Mulford Anc 261]. This matches precisely a bequest of twenty acres to "my daughter Sarah Ward" by William Hills.)


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Josiah Ward's Timeline

November 5, 1661
Branford, New Haven County, Connecticut
Age 19
Age 48
April 1715
Age 53
Newark, Essex County, New Jersey