GENERATION 12

GENERATION 11

WILLIAM WARD
born:about-1632                        
marr:10-20-1658  
died:         -1676  
father:ANDREW WARD
mother:HESTER SHERMAN
 
DEBORAH LOCKWOOD
born:10-12-1636Fairfield, CT
marr:10-20-1658                        
died:                    
father:ROBERT LOCKWOOD
mother:SUSANNA NORMAN



Biography

WILLIAM WARD was born about 1632, possibly before his parents emigrated to America. He married DEBORAH LOCKWOOD, on Oct. 20, 1658. She was born in Fairfield, Fairfield, CT, on Oct. 12, 1636.

After DEBORAH died, WILLIAM possibly married second, Phebe Fenner, daughter of Arthur Fenner and Sarah Browne.

He purchased the Perry house and home lot of Dr. Thomas Pell's heirs on Newton Square. On Oct 18,1656, "William Ward purchased of Henry Lyon a dwelling house and four acres of land, also land of othe individuals." On Feb. 14, 1669, "The Town granted to William Ward, three acres of land."

WILLIAM practiced medicine and was appointed by the General Court to accompany the Fairfield troops against the Narragansetts with the rank of Sergeant. He is said to have taken good care of the troops at New London and to have been of great assistance to the chief surgeon, Gershom Bulkeley. WILLIAM was killed in 1676, in King Philip's War, during an attack on the Indian fort, in the "Great Swamp fight."

Dated Mar. 4, 1676, the Probate Records of Greenfield, CT, state, "Inventory of the estate of William Ward, deceased, 595. 11s. 9d. The widow made oath that the statement was true."
 


Children

  born marr died
HESTER WARD
  husband EBENEZER HAWLEY
  husband Ephraim Nichols
  husband Eliphalet Hill
  husband Robert Lord
04-18-1660
09-17-1654
                 
 
 
                 
04-19-1678
10-17-1682
11-16-1691
01-20-1696
04-18-1732
10-03-1681
                 
 
 


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