Stephen Ward1

Father*James Ward2
Mother*Alice Fawkes2


Joyce Traford
Children 1.Richard Ward1 (s 1598 - )
 2.Ambrose Ward1 (s 1600 - )
 3.Andrew Ward+1 (s 1603 - 1659)
Birth*He was born at EnglandG.2 
That Joyce was the wife of Stephen Ward was suggested in several articles but since appears t have been refuted. Who the wife and widow of Stephen was needs to be determined (vwh).3,4 
Marriage*say 1595He married Joyce Traford say 1595.1 
1618/19He lived in 1618/19 at Northamptonshire, EnglandG.2 


  1. [S932] English Origins of American Colonists [database on-line], online \\, transcript of Lea, J. Henry and J. R. Hutchinson, "Clues from English Archives Contributory to American Genealogy," English Origins of American Colonists, New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, vol. 34-44, 47, 1903-1916.. Hereinafter cited as English Origins of American Colonists.
  2. [S933] Walter C. Metcalfe, editor, The Visitations of Northamptonshire Made in 1564 and 1618-19 (London: Mitchell and Hughes, 1887), 151 "Ward of Braffield and Little Houghton" taken 1618-19.
  3. [S1092] M. Wheeler Molyneaux, "Some Descendants of William Ward of Middletown, Conn.", The American Genealogist 54 (July 1978): "Nor was Joyce the widow of Stephen [Ward], as suggested by Levi Elmer Coe," citing Hutchinson's "Ward of Connecticut" (NYGBR 49).
  4. [S935] J. R. Hutchinson, "Ward of Connecticut: I. Widow Joice Ward of Wethersfield", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record XLIX (July 1918). Hereinafter cited as Ward of Connecticut: I. Widow Joice Ward of Wethersfield.