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Tryal Ward (Meigs)

Also Known As: "Tryall Ward", "Trial Meigs"
Birthplace: New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut
Death: Died in Killingworth, Middlesex County, Connecticut
Place of Burial: Ct, Usa
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Meigs, I and Tomasine Meigs
Wife of Andrew Ward, II
Mother of Capt. Andrew Ward; John Ward; Abigail Norton (Ward); Sarah Bradley; Peter Ward and 5 others
Sister of Mary Stevens; Elizabeth Hubbell; John Meigs and Concurrence Crane

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About Tryal Ward

Trial Meigs, daughter of John Meigs (ca Jan 1612-4 Jan 1672) & Thomasine Frye (-4 Jan 1672). Born ca 1646. Trial died in 1690. She married Andrew Ward born ca 1644 of Killingworth


Andrew, b. 1669; John, 16 Mar. 1671; Abigail, 15 Sept. 1672; Sarah, 15 Nov. 1674; Peter, 14 Oct. 1676; Capt. William Ward (18 Oct 1678-18 Dec 1768); Samuel, 24 Sept. 1680, d. next yr.; Esther, 2 May 1684, d. next mo.; Mary; and Ann; and he d. a. 1691

Notes for Capt. William Ward:

Capt. William Ward. Born on 18 Oct 1678 in Killingworth, CT.30 William died in Wallingford, CT, on 18 Dec 1768; he was 90.30 Buried in Center St. Cem., Wallingford.

On 14 Dec 1701 when William was 23, he first married Lettice Beach (18481) , daughter of John Beach (20680) (19 Oct 1655-6 Jun 1709) & Mary Royce (7246) (ca 1658-).30 Born on 24 Dec 1679 in Wallingford, CT.31

Children of William and Lettice (Beach) Ward, born at Wallingford:

   i. Macock, b. 17 Jul 1702; 
   ii. Mary, b. 20 Mar 1703, d. 11 Jun 1767 at Wallingford, m. there 9 Nov 1727 Phineas Atwater (son of John and Abigail (Mansfield) Atwater); 
   iii. William, b. 7 Jan 1705; 
   iv. Lettice, b. 7 Jun 1711; 
   v. John, b. 10 Jan 1714; 
   vi. Tryal, b. 10 Jan 1716; 
   vii. Zenas, b. 17 Sep 1720; and 
   viii. Titus, b. 27 Apr 1723.

Their children include:

29779 i.  Macock Ward (17 Jul 1702-6 May 1783) 
29780 ii.  Ambrose Ward (6 Mar 1709-1737) 

William second married Ruth [Ward].


1. Donald L. Jacobus, Families of Ancient New Haven, 1922-1932, 3 volumes.

2. Joseph Savage, Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, Originally published 1860.

note... during the merge the birth locations didn't transfer i.e. Tryal Meigs Icn_world

Daughter Of John Meigs Sr. and Thomasine Fry

Wife Of Andrew Ward and Andrew Ward

Mother Of William Ward, Andrew Ward, John Ward, Abigail Ward, Sarah Ward and 5 othersWilliam Ward, Andrew Ward, John Ward, Abigail Ward, Sarah Ward, Peter Ward, Samuel Ward, Hester Ward, Mary Ward and Anna Ward

Sister Of John Meigs, Mary Steevens (Meigs), Concurrence Crane (Meigs), Tryal Ward (Meigs), Elizabeth Hubbell and 14 othersJohn Meigs, Mary Steevens (Meigs), Concurrence Crane (Meigs), Tryal Ward (Meigs), Elizabeth Hubbell, Elizabeth Meigs, Tryal MEIGS, Elizabeth MEIGS, Concurrence MEIGS, John MEIGS, Tryal MEIGS, Elizabeth Meigs, John Meigs, Concurrence Meigs, Mary Meigs, John Meigs, Concurrence Meigs, John Meigs and Concurrence Meigs

Living false

Birth Date c. 1646

Death Date c. 1690

First Name Tryal

Last Name Meigs

Maiden Name Meigs

Gender Female

Birth Location New Haven, New Haven Co., Conn.

Death Location Killingworth, Middlesex Co., Conn.

Manager Francis Gene Dellinger

Had 8-10 children

(8) ANDREW WARD, ]R., Killingworth, Conn. b. 1645/7; d. 1690; m. 1667/8, Tryal Meigs; b. 1646; d. 1690; dau. John and Tamasin (Fry) Meigs. This John Meigs was the one who was sent by night on horseback to New Haven by Gov. Leete to warn the Regicides that the pursuivants were on their trail, the distance being about eighteen miles through a dense forest. Andrew Ward was made freeman in 1668.

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Tryal Ward's Timeline

New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut
December 1, 1667
Age 21
Killingworth, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA
March 16, 1671
Age 25
Killingworth, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA
September 15, 1672
Age 26
Killingworth, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA
November 15, 1674
Age 28
Killingworth, Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States
October 14, 1676
Age 30
Killingworth, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA
October 18, 1678
Age 32
Wallingford/Killingsworth, New Haven County, Connecticut, Colonial America
September 24, 1680
Age 34
Killingworth, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA
May 2, 1684
Age 38
Killingworth, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA