____ Ward

Relationship9th great-grandfather of William David Lewis


Children 1.Lawrence Ward1 ( - 1670)
 2.George Ward+2 ( - 1653)
 3.Isabella Ward+ (c 1620 - 1676)


  1. [S308] William Nelson, editor, Calendar of New Jersey Wills, Vol. I 1670–1780 (Paterson, N.J.: The Press Printing and Publishing Co., 1901), p. xxxii-xxxiii: "The next record of the kind is six months later: "Lawrence Ward, late of Newark, died intestate, without children, leaving only his widow upon his estate; and the said widow, Elizabeth Ward, renounced in favor of her sister Esebell Baldwyn, wife of Joseph Baldwyn, of Hadley in Massachusetts, upon condition that the said Elizabeth Ward, widow, shall enjoy the said whole estate during her life, and to dispose of one-third part thereof remaining at the time of her death as she shall think good. The Governor accordingly appoints Isabell Baldwyn administratrix, September 2, 1671.
    "Esebell Baldwyn declares that whereas Lawrence Ward, late of Newark, my brother, deceased intestate, etc., leaving a widow, my sister Elizabeth Ward, upon the estate of my deceased brother, I appoint my son John Catlin and John Ward, turner, my kinsman, both of Newark; attorneys to take unto them jointly all my whole power and interest in and to the said estate, etc. September 4, 1671."1

    1 E.J. Deeds, Liber 3, pp. 45-46.
  2. [S165] James Savage, A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, four volumes (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1860-1862), IV:407 "George [Ward], New Haven, is one wh. sign, the covenant 1639; rem. to Branford 1646, and d. 7 Apr. 1653, leav. w. and childr. but no names are ment." and 410 "Lawrence [Ward], New Haven 1639, or soon aft. rem. to Branford 1646, was br. of George of the same, in 1661 was employ, by the governm. of New Haven to search for the Regicides, Whalley and Goffe, at Milford, where it was prob. kn. they were not to be seen; rep. 1665 and 6, aft. wh. he rem. to N. J. and d. 1671, at Newark. Seven ch. b. at B. belong, either to him, or to John Ward, viz. Sarah, 22 May 1 650 ; John, 29 May 1 654 ; Samuel, 22 Sept. 1656 ; Hannah, 20 Nov. 1658 ; Eliz. 24 Jan. 1660 ; Dorcas, 10 May 1662; and Abigail, 20 Apr. 1665. "