Thursday, August 25, 2011

JOHN WARD 1658-1727

Here lyes ye Body


who Decd June ye

5th 1727 in ye 69th

Year of His Age.

Blessed are they that Mourn

For they shall be Comforted.

Birth: 1658
Death: June 5, 1727
Note: Age: 69
Burial: East Parish Burying Ground, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA

Plot: Plot 108
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[Ancestral Link: Marguerite Anderson (Miller), daughter of Hannah Anderson (Anderson), daughter of Mary Margaret Edmiston (Anderson), daughter of Martha Jane Snow (Edmiston), daughter of Gardner Snow, son of James Snow, son of Mary Trowbridge (Snow), daughter of James Trowbridge, son of Sarah Ward (Trowbridge), daughter of John Ward.]

John Ward
He was a representative in the General Court for fifteen years, including the interim between the deposition of Governor Andros and the operation of the new charter, and served as a delegate to the Council for the Safety of the People and Conservation of the Peace, May 9 and 22, and June 5, 1689.
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Bio for John Ward, Jr. 1658-1727 , Newton, Massachusetts
"WARD: JOHN, Newton, eldest son of John of the same, married 30 November 1681, Mary daughter of John Spring, had Mary, born 10 April 1683, died soon; Sarah, 25 Mar. 1685; was freem. 1690, selectman several years rep. many; and died 5 June 1727, leaving will to be executed by widow Mary, who died 30 April 1731, and deacon William Trowbridge, who had married 14 December 1708, his only child and living under his roof. " (p. 409)

FROM: James Savage. "Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, Volume IV."( Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc. Reissued 1994). Page 409.
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