Sarah Hill1,2



Sgt. John Ward Sr. b. c 1625, d. 1694
Children 1.Jonathan Ward5 (c 1647 - )
 2.John Ward Jr.+5 (1650 - 1695)
 3.Sarah Ward5 (1651/52 - )
 4.Mary Ward5 (1654 - 1738)
 5.Nathaniel Ward5 (1656 - 1731/32)
 6.Elizabeth Ward5 (1660 - )
 7.Dorcas Ward5 (1662 - 1738/39)
 8.Abigail Ward5 (1665 - )
 9.Deborah Ward+5 (c 1667 - )
 10.Phoebe Ward5 (1669 - )
It is suggested that all of John Sr.'s children were by his first wife, Sarah.3 
Her married name was Ward.1 
Marriage*say 1647She married Sgt. John Ward Sr., son of Richard Ward and Joyce _____, say 1647; or, poss., Mary, dau. of Henry Lyon.1,4 


  1. [S931] Richard W. Cook, "John Warde and John Ward of Newark", Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey 57:50-62, Gregg Leon Mattocks, transcriber (…) (1982): "perhaps daughter of John and Frances Hill of Guilford". Hereinafter cited as "John Ward of Newark."
  2. [S1084] Francis Bazley Lee, editor, Genealogical and Memorial History of the State of New Jersey (New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1910), I:264, "She was Sarah, daughter of John Hill, of Guilford, Connecticut, who had emigrated from Northamptonshire, England, in 1654, by his first wife Frances, who died in May, 1673."
  3. [S1088] Richard W. Cook, "John Warde and John Warde of Newark", Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey 57 (1982): 60. All children are listed as "by first wife" citing TAG XII, Branford Vital Records.
  4. [S882] J. Percy Crayon, Rockaway Records of Morris County, N. J., Families (Rockaway, N.J.: Rockaway Publishing Co., 1902), Reprinted 1982 by the Historical Society of Boonton Township, Inc., p. 248-249, "Lieut. John Ward, settled at Branford about 1648, married as second wie Hannah, daughter of Jasper Crane, and widow of Thomas Huntington. His first wife was probably Mary, a daughter of Henry Lyon."
  5. [S931] Richard W. Cook, "John Ward of Newark", has ten and poss. eleven children given here. Atwater/Smith History of New Haven Supplement has nine (missing Jonathan and Phoebe). Branford VR has the same nine as well as another John, b. 29 Mar 1654, a second Abigail, b. 4 Jan 1658 [poss. /59], both with John as father; Branford VR also has Samwell s. John b. 22 Sep 1656, and Josias s. John b. 19 Jan 1661 [poss. /62]. For these last two, Atwater/Smith has as "probably" sons of George Ward (without giving a date of birth) but George d. 7 Apr. 1653.