Lydia Ward1

#4321, (1596 - before 22 March 1626)
Relationship8th great-grandmother of William David Lewis
Father*Edward Ward1 (c 1574 - b 1620/21)
Mother*Judith _____1 (s 1565 - a 1626)

Family 1

William Markham b. s 1595
Children 1.William Markham Jr.+1 (c 1621 - c 1690)
 2.Samuel Markham1 (c 1622 - )

Family 2

William Browne b. s 1598
Child 1. Elizabeth Browne+6 (1621 - 1683)
Marriage*She married William Browne, son of ____ Browne and ____ _____, at EnglandG; not supported, see citation.2 
Her married name was Markham.3 
Birth*1596She was born in 1596 at Little Wratting Haverhill, Suffolk, EnglandG.1 
Marriage*30 August 1620She married William Markham on 30 August 1620 at St. Stephen's Church, Ipswich, Suffolk, EnglandG.1 
9 January 1620/21In Edward Ward's will dated 9 January 1620/21, Lydia Ward was named as an heir.4 
Death*before 22 March 1626She died before 22 March 1626 at EnglandG.5 
ChartsAncestors of William D. Lewis

Citations

  1. [S1821] Leslie Mahler, "The English Origin of Nathaniel Ward of Hartford, Connecticut, and Hadley, Massachusetts, Mary (Ward) Cutting of Newbury, Massachusetts, Rebecca (Ward) Allen of Newbury, and Their Nephew William Markham of Hadley: A Previously Unknown Kinship Group", The American Genealogist 83:1 (Jan. 2008, published Feb. 2009).
  2. [S938] Alicia Crane Williams, Early New England Families 1641–1700 (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2015), entry for Thomas Dibble 1–5 "Claims that the second wife of Thomas (Sr.) was Elizabeth Browne, a relative of Nathaniel Ward and daughter of William and Lydia (Ward) Browne, are not supported by the recent reseach of Leslie Mahler showing that Lydia Ward, daughter of Edward Ward, married William Marken/Markham, not William Browne as has been inferred by the fact that her sister Susan (Ward) Browne, widow of Robert Browne, made a bequest to 'Elizabeth Browne, daughter of brother-in-law William Browne." We would expect the bequest to have different wording if Susan was referring to a daughter of her own sister and there is no evidence that the maiden name of John Hawkes' wife Elizabeth was Browne." [ref. Hartford Probate, I:441]
  3. [S751] Robert Charles Anderson and others, editors, The Great Migration Newsletter (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1990-), 18:1:7. Review of Leslie Mahler's “The English Origin of Nathaniel Ward of Hartford, Connecticut, and Hadley, Massachusetts, Mary (Ward) Cutting of Newbury, Massachusetts, Rebecca (Ward) Allen of Newbury, and Their Nephew William Markham of Hadley: A Previously Unknown Kinship Group,” The American Genealogist 83 (2008-9):13-18. Research that names the sisters of Nathaniel Ward: Mary (marr. Cutting), Rebecca (marr. Allen) and Lydia (marr. Markham and had a son, William Markham of Hadley). Hereinafter cited as Great Migration Newsletter.
  4. [S755] Henry F. Waters, Genealogical Gleanings in England (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1969), p. 584: "Edward Warde of Little Wrathinge, Suffolk, yeoman, 9 January 1620, proved at Ipswich 7 March 1620."
    To my wife Judeth my house, orchard and garden, with the skepps of bees therein, during her natural life, so as she shall leave one upper chamber, furnished for mine executor, who soever he be, viz. one bed and all things thereunto belonging, called Joseph's chamber. To my son Nathaniel Warde forty pounds and my best riding cloak. To my son Leonard ( ?) fifty pounds and my best cloak, when his apprenticeship shall come forth. To Lydia, my daughter, thirty pounds. To Mary, my daughter, twenty pounds. To Rebecca Warde, my daughter, forty pounds. To Susan, my daughter, ten pounds. Son Thomas Ward to be sole executor. To son Edward Ward after his time shall come forth &c.
    Consistory Ct Norwich. Bk Williams 60.
    (Mem. Perhaps for "Leonard," above, we should read Edward. — H. F. W.)
    [Edward "Warde, the testator, was I presume the brother of Rev. John Ward of Haverhill, named by him in his will, which is printed in full in my memoir of N. Ward, pp. 130-1. See Muskett's Candler's pedigree in the Register, vol. 41, p. 284. The will of his daughter Susan, widow of Robert Brown, follows this. — Editor.]"
    . Hereinafter cited as Genealogical Gleanings in England.
  5. [S520] VWH, not named in will of her sister Susan.
  6. [S497] Ancestry.com Samuel Peyton, talshouse, owner, online \Ancestry.com\. Hereinafter cited as Samuel Peyton.