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Andrew Ward
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Birth: 1597
Homersfield
Suffolk, England
Death: Feb. 28, 1659
Fairfield
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA

He was made a freeman at Watertown, Mass. on March 3, 1633-4, was appointed by the General Court in Mass. to govern Connecticut on March, 1626, served as assistant, deputy, judge, deputy judge and was on the war committee for Fairfield. He was one of three men appointed to go to Agawam (Springield) "to treat with the Indians of Waronocke". He is found among the free planters in New Haven in June of 1639. Andrew Ward & ROBERT COE of Weathersfield were appointed to treat with Wethersfield regardng the plantation of Stamford. Around 1651, he purchased a homelot in Fairfield and was an influential man there. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Richard Ward (1565 - 1615)
  Anne Guiville Ward (1565 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Hester Sherman Ward (1606 - 1665)*
 
 Children:
  Anne Ward Nichols (1620 - 1718)*
  William Ward (1631 - 1675)*
  Esther Ward Burr (1633 - ____)*
  Abigail Ward Howard (1643 - 1718)*
  Samuel Ward (1644 - 1693)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
IN MEMORY OF
ANDREW WARD
BORN IN ENGLAND 1597
ONE OF THE FOUNDERS OF
WETHERSFIELD & STAMFORD
______
AN HONORED CITIZEN OF
FAIRFIELD, CONNECTICUT
WHERE HE DIED IN 1659
_____
MEMBER OF A COMISSION GRAUNTED TO
SEVAL P'SONS TO GOVERNE THE PEOPLE ATT
CONNECTICUT BY THE GENERAL COURT
OF MASSACHUSETTES BAY UNDER
JOHN WINTHROP JLGOVERNOR 1635-1636
_____
ERECTED BY
THE ASSOCIATION OF DESCENDANTS
OF ANDREW WARD 1907
 
Burial:
Old Burying Ground
Fairfield
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
 
Created by: Nareen, et al
Record added: Jul 01, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9020071
Andrew Ward
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Andrew Ward
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To my 9th great grandfather, you are not forgotten. May you rest in eternal peace.
- Sally Davis
 Added: May. 23, 2014

- Sabrina Nelson
 Added: May. 21, 2014
To my 10th g-Grandfather.
- Rachel K
 Added: Apr. 7, 2014
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