Sarah Ward1

#9949, (22 March 1651/52 - )
Father*Sgt. John Ward Sr.1 (c 1625 - 1694)
Mother*Sarah Hill1
Her married name was Rogers.2 
Birth*22 March 1651/52She was born on 22 March 1651/52 at Branford, Connecticut.3,1 
Marriage*23 March 1674She married Jabez Rogers on 23 March 1674.2,4 


  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): 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): 60, "Sarah, b. ca. 1652, m. by license dated 23 of 1, 1674 to Jabez Rogers, citing GMNJ 43:51." Uncertain if this is 1673 or 1674.
  3. [S930] Donald Lines Jacobus, "Branford (Conn.) Vital Records Contained in the Land Records, Volumes I and II", The American Genealogist 12:100–115 (July 1935): 102, Sarah Ward, dau. of John, b. 22 Mar [no year, prev. 1651, next Apr 1652]. Hereinafter cited as Branford (Conn.) Vital Records.
  4. [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), 489, will of Sarah's father John Ward, 31 Oct 1674. Mentions sons-in-law Jabish Rogers and John Cooper (husband of Phoebe).. Hereinafter cited as Documents Relating to the History of the New Jersey.