Record Wheelock

Female 1644 - 1726  (81 years)


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  • Born 15 Dec 1644  Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Christened 22 Dec 1644  Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Married 3 Oct 1672  Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Increase Ward, the son of Deacon William and Elizabeth Ward. He was born on 22 January 1644/45 in Sudbury, Massachusetts. He lived at Marlborough, Massachusetts, in 1661 with his parents. [This marriage] On 6 April 1686 in Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, Increase Ward was mentioned in the will of Deacon William Ward, his father. He served in 1689 in Marlborough, Massachusetts, as Town Clerk. He died 25 August 1690 in Marlborough, Massachusetts. He was buried in Spring Hill Cemetery, Marlborough, Massachusetts. His gravestone is the oldest Ward stone in the cemetery.

    Issue:
    1. Increase Ward (1673-____)
    2. Tabitha Ward (1675-____)
    3. Record Ward (1677-1746)
    4. Rebecca Ward (1678-1698)
    5. Eleazer Ward (1680-1708)
    6. Thomas Ward (1684-1747)
    7. Oliver Ward (1686-____) 
    Residence 1673  Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    They lived in that part of Marlborough, which in 1717, became Westborough and later Northborough. There Increase ran a sawmill. 
    Died 26 Jul 1726  Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 7, 8
    Siblings 8 siblings 
    Person ID I21036 
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2019 

    Father Ralph Wheelock,   b. 1600, Shropshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1683, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Rebecca Wilkerson,   d. 1680, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F872  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Birth: Her birth date was recorded as 15 (10) 1644.
    • Marriage: According to the marriage intentions filed, Increase Ward was living in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts at the time of his wedding to Record.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Dec 1644 - Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 22 Dec 1644 - Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Increase Ward, the son of Deacon William and Elizabeth Ward. He was born on 22 January 1644/45 in Sudbury, Massachusetts. He lived at Marlborough, Massachusetts, in 1661 with his parents. [This marriage] On 6 April 1686 in Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, Increase Ward was mentioned in the will of Deacon William Ward, his father. He served in 1689 in Marlborough, Massachusetts, as Town Clerk. He died 25 August 1690 in Marlborough, Massachusetts. He was buried in Spring Hill Cemetery, Marlborough, Massachusetts. His gravestone is the oldest Ward stone in the cemetery. Issue: 1. Increase Ward (1673-____) 2. Tabitha Ward (1675-____) 3. Record Ward (1677-1746) 4. Rebecca Ward (1678-1698) 5. Eleazer Ward (1680-1708) 6. Thomas Ward (1684-1747) 7. Oliver Ward (1686-____) - 3 Oct 1672 - Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - They lived in that part of Marlborough, which in 1717, became Westborough and later Northborough. There Increase ran a sawmill. - 1673 - Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Jul 1726 - Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Gravestone of Increase Ward
    Gravestone of Increase Ward
    His gravestone is the oldest Ward stone in the cemetery.

  • Sources 
    1. [S960] Hanson, Robert Brand. The Vital Records of Dedham, Massachusetts volume 1: Births and Baptisms, (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1989).

    2. [S82] Tilden, William S. History of the Town of Medfield, Massachusetts 1650-1886 , (Boston: George H. Ellis, Printers, 1887).

    3. [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).

    4. [S1179] Trask, William B. "Early Records of Boston", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume VIII, 1854).

    5. [S1003] Bullard, Edgar J. Bullard and Allied Families, (Detroit, Michigan: Private Publisher, 1930).

    6. [S955] Ward, Andrew Henshaw. History of the Town of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts From Its Settlement in 1717 to 1829, (Boston: Samuel G. Drake, 1847).

    7. [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).

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

    9. [S72] Pope, Charles Henry. The Pioneers of Massachusetts , (Boston: Charles H. Pope, 1900).

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

    11. [S1051] Systematic History Fund. Vital Records of Marlborough, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849, (Worcester, Massachusetts: Franklin. P. Rice, 1908).



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