Elizabeth Ward

Female 1643 - 1710  (67 years)


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  • Born 14 Apr 1643  Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Residence 1661  Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6, 7
    Married 22 Jan 1662  Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 8
    (1) John Howe, the son of John and Mary Howe. He was born on 24 August 1640 in Sudbury, Massachusetts. His birth date was recorded as 24 (6) 1640. He was killed during the Sudbury Fight by Indians on Tuesday 21 April 1676 in Sudbury, Massachusetts.

    Issue:
    1. Sarah Howe (____-1692)
    2. John Howe (1671-1754)
    3. David Howe (1674-1674)
    4. Elizabeth Howe (1675-1764) 
    History 21 Apr 1676  Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sudbury was attacked by Indians. During the attack, her first husband, John, was killed and their house destroyed. None of her children were killed however. 
    Married 18 Apr 1677  Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 9, 10, 11
    (2) Captain Henry Kerley, the son of William and Hannah (King) Kerley. He was born about 1632 in England. On 2 November 1654 Henry, married (1) Elizabeth White,, daughter of John White and Joane West, in Sudbury, Massachusetts. Henry was one of the original settlers of Lancaster, Massachusetts. His first lot of land was 20 acres and he drew three more acres in the second division. It turned out that the 20 acres given to Henry should have gone to Ministerial Land. In 1656, his lot was taken from him and he was given another 20 acres. He became a freeman in 1668 in Lancaster, Massachusetts. He left a will on 17 May 1708 in Marlborough, Massachusetts. He died on Monday 18 December 1713 in Marlborough, Massachusetts. Henry's will was proved on 27 January 1713/14 in Marlborough, Massachusetts.

    Issue:
    1. Hannah Kerley (1678-____)
    2. Mercy Kerley (1681-1727) 
    • The marriage date was recorded as 18 (2) 1677.
    Died 26 Apr 1710  Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Siblings 8 siblings 
    Person ID I14758 
    Last Modified 28 Apr 2019 

    Father William Ward,   b. Abt 1603, Yorkshire or Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1687, Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth,   b. 9 Dec 1613,   d. 9 Dec 1700, Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married Abt 1638  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F605  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Apr 1643 - Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1661 - Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - (1) John Howe, the son of John and Mary Howe. He was born on 24 August 1640 in Sudbury, Massachusetts. His birth date was recorded as 24 (6) 1640. He was killed during the Sudbury Fight by Indians on Tuesday 21 April 1676 in Sudbury, Massachusetts. Issue: 1. Sarah Howe (____-1692) 2. John Howe (1671-1754) 3. David Howe (1674-1674) 4. Elizabeth Howe (1675-1764) - 22 Jan 1662 - Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory - Sudbury was attacked by Indians. During the attack, her first husband, John, was killed and their house destroyed. None of her children were killed however. - 21 Apr 1676 - Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - (2) Captain Henry Kerley, the son of William and Hannah (King) Kerley. He was born about 1632 in England. On 2 November 1654 Henry, married (1) Elizabeth White,, daughter of John White and Joane West, in Sudbury, Massachusetts. Henry was one of the original settlers of Lancaster, Massachusetts. His first lot of land was 20 acres and he drew three more acres in the second division. It turned out that the 20 acres given to Henry should have gone to Ministerial Land. In 1656, his lot was taken from him and he was given another 20 acres. He became a freeman in 1668 in Lancaster, Massachusetts. He left a will on 17 May 1708 in Marlborough, Massachusetts. He died on Monday 18 December 1713 in Marlborough, Massachusetts. Henry's will was proved on 27 January 1713/14 in Marlborough, Massachusetts. Issue: 1. Hannah Kerley (1678-____) 2. Mercy Kerley (1681-1727) - 18 Apr 1677 - Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Apr 1710 - Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
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    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. [S1022] Pulsifer, David. "Early Records of Boston", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume VI, 1852).

    4. [S981] Ward, Andrew Henshaw. "Sudbury Records", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume XVII, 1863).

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

    6. [S953] Hudson, Alfred Sereno. The History of Sudbury, Massachusetts 1638-1889, Reprint of 1889 edition, (Sudbury, Massachusetts: The Sudbury Press, 1968).

    7. [S74] Crane, Ellery Bicknell. Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of Worcester County, Massachusetts, (New York: The Lewis Publishing Co., 1907).

    8. [S952] Hudson, Charles. History of the Town of Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts from its First Settlement in 1657 to 1861 with a Brief Sketch of the Town of Northborough, (Boston: T.R. Marvin & Son, 1862).

    9. [S464] Nourse, Henry S. The Birth, Marriage and Death Register, Church Records and Epitaphs of Lancaster, Massachusetts 1643-1850, (Lancaster, Massachusetts: Henry S. Nourse, 1890).

    10. [S84] Wyman, Thomas Bellows. The Genealogies and Estates of Charlestown, Massachusetts 1629-1818 , (Boston: David Clapp & Son, 1879).

    11. [S994] Ward, Andrew Henshaw. "Lancaster Records", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume XVI, 1862).



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