John Ward Jr.1

#9948, (10 April 1650 - 5 May 1695)
Father*Sgt. John Ward Sr.1 (c 1625 - 1694)
Mother*Sarah Hill1

Family 1

Mary (poss.) Lyon
Child 1.John Ward III4 (a 1674 - )

Family 2

Abigail Kitchell b. 1661
Children 1.Jonathan Ward5 (s 1677 - )
 2.Mary Ward5 (s 1679 - )
 3.David Ward5 (s 1681 - 1768)
Birth*10 April 1650He was born on 10 April 1650 at Branford, Connecticut.1 
Marriage*say 1672He married Mary (poss.) Lyon, daughter of Henry Lyon, say 1672.2 
Marriage*say 1675He married Abigail Kitchell, daughter of Samuel Kitchell and Elizabeth Wakeman, say 1675 at Newark, New Jersey.2 
2 May 1695He left a will on 2 May 1695 at New Jersey.3 
Death*5 May 1695He died on 5 May 1695 at age 45.1 


  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): 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. Hereinafter cited as "John Ward of Newark."
  2. [S1088] Richard W. Cook, "John Warde and John Warde of Newark", Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey 57 (1982).
  3. [S1075] A. van Doren Honeyman, William Whitehead and others, editors, Documents Relating to the Colonial and Revolutionary History of the State of New Jersey (Newark, NJ: Archives of the State of New Jersey, 1880–1949), 490: "1696 May 2. Ward, John, of Newark ; will of. N. J. Archives, XXL, p. 227.
    1695 May 27. Ward, John, of Newark (died May 5). Inventory of the estate of £90.19.- all personal); made by John Browne and Robert Young. Essex Wills". Hereinafter cited as Documents Relating to the History of the New Jersey.
  4. [S1088] Richard W. Cook, "John Warde and John Warde of Newark", John was a minor as of the date of his father's will.
  5. [S1088] Richard W. Cook, "John Warde and John Warde of Newark", children by his second wife, order uncertain.