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Descendants of Andrew Ward




Generation No. 1


1. ANDREW7 WARD (ANDREW6, RICHARD5 WARDE, THOMAS4, ROBERT3, ROBERT2, ROBERT1 DEVARDE)1 was born 1597, and died Oct 1659 in Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut2. He married (1) UNKNOWN BARKER. He married (2) HESTER/ESTHER SHERMAN Abt. 1629 in England, daughter of EDMUND SHERMAN and JOANE MAKIN. She was born 01 Apr 1606, and died 1666 in Fairfield.

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NDREW WARD:
Andrew Ward went from England to Mass. in 1630., Commissioner appointed by colony of Mass., to govern Connecticut 1636, a founder of Stamford, 1641, removed to Fairfield 1647, married----
-- freeman Watertown, Mass., 1634, removed Wethersfield, Conn., 1635, and to Stamford, Conn., 1641, afterwards to Fairfield, Conn., where he died 1659.
Compendium volume 1
Ward, Andrew (ca 1600-1659), from England to Mass., 1630; freeman at Watertown, Mass., 1634- removed to Wethersfield, Conn., 1635, to Stamford, 1641, later to Fairfield, where he died; one of commrs. app't'd. by colony of Mass. Bay to govern Colony of Conn., 1635-36; magistrate, 1636-37; dep. Gen. Ct., 1638, 39, 1653-56, 1658; mem. com. to press men for the exp'd'n. against th Dutch 1653, and against the Narragansets, 1654; m Hester Sherman
--grandson of Richard Warde??of Homersfield, County Suffolk, England, who was of a branch of the Gorleston Wards. [there probably should be another Richard in his ancestry due to a conflict between sources]
--he and his brother-in-law, Samuel Sherman were leaders in the settlement of Stamford, Conn., in 1640.
--thirteenth generation from Osbert de Varde as follows: Andrew Warde 13, Sir Richard Warde 12, Thomas 11, Robert 10, Robert 9, Robert de Varde 8, John 7, Simon 6, Sir Simon 5 (1260), William 4, Simon 3, William de Varde 2, Osbert de Varde 1)
--died 8 June 1659?
--son of Andrew Ward??; also married Deborah Lockwood?; died 1665?



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ESTER/ESTHER SHERMAN:
--came to New England;could be daughter of her father's other wife;
     
Child of A
NDREW WARD and UNKNOWN BARKER is:
  i.   EDMUND8 WARD.
  Notes for EDMUND WARD:
--settled in Eastchester, Westchester County, New York
--another source claims he returned to England;

     
Children of ANDREW WARD and HESTER/ESTHER SHERMAN are:
  ii.   ESTHER?8 WARD.
2. iii.   ANNE WARD, b. Abt. 1629; d. 17 Jul 1718, Woodbury, Connecticut.
3. iv.   WILLIAM WARD, b. Abt. 1631; d. 1676.
4. v.   MARY/ESTHER? WARD, b. Abt. 1635.
5. vi.   JOHN WARD, b. Abt. 1637; d. 1684.
6. vii.   SARAH WARD, b. Abt. 1640.
7. viii.   ANDREW WARD, b. 1647; d. 1690.
8. ix.   ABIGAIL WARD, b. Abt. 1647.
9. x.   SAMUEL WARD, b. Abt. 1644; d. Abt. 1693.
  xi.   EDMUND WARD.



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