Jane _____1

#20190, (say 1600 - )

Family 1

John Hopkins b. s 1600, d. s 1653

Family 2

Nathaniel Ward b. c 1598, d. c 1664

Family 3

Gregory Wolterton b. c 1593, d. 1674
Her married name was Hopkins.1 
Her married name was Ward.1 
Her married name was Wolterton.2 
Birth*say 1600She was born say 1600.1 
Marriage*say 1625She married John Hopkins say 1625.1 
Marriage*say 1655She married Nathaniel Ward, son of Edward Ward and Judith _____, say 1655; (prob. second marriage.)1 
27 May 1664His wife Jane _____ was named in the will of Nathaniel Ward on 27 May 1664 at Hadley, Hampshire (now Berkshire) Co., MassachusettsG.3 
Marriage*circa 1670She married Gregory Wolterton circa 1670.2 


  1. [S1113] J. Hammond Trumbull, editor, The Memorial History of Hartford Connecticut 1633–1884, two volumes (Boston: Edward L. Osgood, 1886), I:266: "an original proprietor; his home-lot in 1639 was on the south bank of the Little River. Chosen townsman, 1639, 1640; constable, 1652, 1657. He m. (prob. for 2d wife) Jane, widow of John Hopkins, of Hartford; freed from training, etc., March, 1657-8. He was called "of Norwattock," Sept. 11, 1660. One of the "with-drawers" to Hadley, 1659 ; he d. there, buried June 1, 1664 ; he d. childless, and in his will, dated May 27, 1664, he leaves half his estate to kinsman, William Markham, and mentions kinswoman Elizabeth Hawks, sister Cutting, sister Allen and her son Daniel, kinsman Noyes, and the Hadley school. His widow m. (3) Gregory Wolterton, of Hartford."
  2. [S1828] Donald Lines Jacobus, "Gregory Wolterton's Connections", The American Genealogist 32:197–201 (October 1956). Online AmericanAncestors.org.
  3. [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): citing Hampshire Co., Mass., Probate, I:38–40, and Robert Charles Anderson. Last will of Nathaniel Ward of Hadley, Massachusetts Colony, 24 May 1664. Names:
    - wife [Jane]
    - kinsman Daniel Allyn of Nashaway (now Lancaster MA)
    - kinsman Noyes, son of sister Mary's dau. Mary (Cutting) Noyes [unidentified; Mary had six sons from 1645 to 1663]
    - kinswoman Browne of Salem, dau. of sister Rebecca (Ward) Allyn/Allen
    - kinswoman Elizabeth Hawkes of Hadley [no relationship given]
    - kinsman William Markham, also named Executor
    His house and land in Northampton Meadow given to his wife, then, after her death, to the town of Hadley.