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Family: Deacon Nehemiah Ward / Sarah Whitney (F610)

m. 4 Oct 1773


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  • Father | Male
    Deacon Nehemiah Ward

    Born  19 May 1751  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  18 Jan 1831  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Married  4 Oct 1773  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7]  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Timothy Ward | F608 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Margaret Woodward | F608 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Sarah Whitney

    Born  26 Feb 1741  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  28 Sep 1824  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Father  Jonas Whitney | F487 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Sarah Perry | F487 Group Sheet 

    Daniel WardChild 1 | Male
    + Daniel Ward

    Born  11 Jul 1774  Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  16 Dec 1861  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Jones Cemetery, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Sarah Jones | F421 
    Married  20 Oct 1795  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Female
    Hannah Ward

    Born  15 Jul 1776  Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  20 Jul 1850  New York City, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

    Child 3 | Female
    Desire Ward

    Born  13 Jul 1779  Athol, now Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  11 Dec 1859  Northfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

    Child 4 | Male
    Nehemiah Ward

    Born  6 Jul 1783  Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  11 Nov 1787  Athol, now Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

    Child 5 | Male
    Nehemiah Ward

    Born  2 Jan 1788  Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     

  • Notes  Married:
    • Sarah was the sister of Desire, who married Nehemiah's brother, Edward.
    • Pierce (1895) gives the marriage date as 1775.

  • Sources 
    1. [S665] Woods, Henry Ernest. Vital Records of Newton, Massachusetts to the Year 1850, (Boston: New England Historic-Genealogical Society, 1905).

    2. [S451] Martyn, Charles. The William Ward Genealogy - The History of the Descendants of William Ward of Sudbury, Mass. 1638-1925, (New York: Artemas Ward, 1925).

    3. [S452] Woodward, Norma Slater. Descendants of Richard Woodward New England 1589-1982, (Baltimore: Gateway Press, 1982).

    4. [S453] Roy, Robert Alan. Extracts from the Genealogical Files of Barbara Crosby, (Orange, Massachusetts: manuscript, 1980).

    5. [S456] Jackson, Francis. A History of the Early Settlement of Newton, County of Middlesex, Massachusetts, from 1639 to 1800, (Boston: Stacy and Richardson, 1854).

    6. [S457] Ward, Andrew Henshaw. Ward Family: Descendants of William Ward, (Boston: Samuel G. Drake, 1851).

    7. [S972] Pierce, Frederick Clifton. The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came From London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts in 1635 , (Chicago: Press of W. B. Conkey Company, 1895).