Judith _____1

#4323, (say 1565 - after 22 March 1626)
Relationship9th great-grandmother of William David Lewis


Edward Ward b. c 1574, d. b 1620/21
Children 1.Thomas Ward5 (s 1586 - )
 2.Susan Ward5 (s 1590 - c 1627)
 3.Lydia Ward+5 (1596 - b 1626)
 4.Nathaniel Ward5 (c 1598 - c 1664)
 5.Mary Ward+5 (c 1598 - c 1663/64)
 6.Edward Ward5 (c 1600 - 1646)
 7.Rebecca Ward+5 (c 1610 - 1678)
Birth order of children uncertain, dates are approx.2 
Birth*say 1565She was born say 1565.2 
Marriage*say 1585She married Edward Ward, son of Henry Ward and Margaret Uggs, say 1585 at EnglandG.2 
circa 1590 As of circa 1590,her married name was Ward.1 
9 January 1620/21In Edward Ward's will dated 9 January 1620/21, Judith _____ was named as an heir.3 
22 March 1626In Susan Ward's will dated 22 March 1626, Judith _____ was named as "my mother" and heir; (prob. 1627, new style, if burial date is accurate; Lydia and Nathaniel not mentioned.)4 
Death*after 22 March 1626She died after 22 March 1626; (when she is named in her daughter's will.)2 
ChartsAncestors of William D. Lewis


  1. [S497] Ancestry.com Samuel Peyton, talshouse, owner, online Ancestry.com.
  2. [S520] VWH.
  3. [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.
  4. [S755] Henry F. Waters, Genealogical Gleanings in England, p. 584: "Susan Browne of Ipswich, widow, 22 March 1626, proved 24 April 1627. To Mr Samuel Warde, Preacher of the Tower parish in Ipswich the sum of five pounds &c in two years, in full discharge and satisfaction of whatsoever money is now due unto him and unpaid from or by Robert Browne, my late husband, deceased. To Elizabeth Browne daughter of my brother in law William Browne. My sister in law Mary Browne. My sister Mary Cutting. My mother Judith Warde. My sister Rebecca Warde. My brother Edward Warde to be executor and residuary legatee." Citing Consistory C Norwich Book Travers. [Unclear if "Mary Browne" is (prob.) a sister of Robert and William Browne or (poss.) the wife of William Browne (VWH)]
  5. [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).