Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Elizabeth Ward

Female Bef 1750 - 1791  (> 41 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Ward 
    Born Bef 1750  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 7 Sep 1791  Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I009722  Tree1
    Last Modified 12 Apr 2017 

    Father Augustine Ward,   b. Abt 1705, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1777, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Mother Anne Simms,   b. Abt 1709, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1746, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years) 
    Married Abt 1725  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F06352  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. George Ward,   b. Bef 1771, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1791, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 22 years)
    Last Modified 12 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F28006  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AF-11, 1791-1801,{Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 33.
      Elizabeth Ward, July 9, 1791; September 7, 1791
      I, Elizabeth Ward of CC, being sick and weak in body, tho of perfect sense and disposing mind and memory;
      To my son George Ward a negro man Tom, a negro boy Nathan together will all the worldly goods I possess; also twenty pounds current money that my sister Susanna Ward owes me for one half a negro woman called Sarah.
      Executors: son George Ward
      Signed July 9, 1791 Elizabeth (her mark) Ward
      Wit - Henry Stewart, William McBane
      Probated on September 7, 1791 by George Ward and witnesses Henry Stewart, William McBane made oath that they saw the testator sign and seal this will.

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      Charles County MD Will Book 1777-1780; Page 16,
      Augustine Ward's Will, May 31, 1777.
      I, Augustine Ward of CC.
      To my son John Ward - all that part of the land whereon I now live, called Charles Town, containing about 100 acres, and another tract adjoining, called Wards out lot, to be possessed with after the death of his 2 sisters or on their marriage, namely Elizabeth Ward and Susanor Ward, and not to be in full possession, but only partly, during such time before mentioned, but reserving to sd Elizabeth and Susana Ward, part of my dwelling house and sufficient ground on sd land, to work such lands as they may be possessed of, in their singlehood, the hands to be of their own property. I also leave to sd John my riding horse, saddle, and bridle. I also give John 1 cow, calf, and 1 feather bed & furniture, 3 ewes, and 1 hand mill.
      To my son Ignatius Ward - all the goods and chattels which I had lent him.
      To my daughter Elizabeth - 1 cow and calf, 1 feather bed & furniture, and 3 ewes.
      To my daughter Susana Ward - 1 cow and calf, 1 feather bed & furniture, and 3 ewes, and 1 black, horse called Calliams.
      To my daughter Milliford Howard - 1 cow and calf, I feather bed & furniture, and 3 ewes.
      To my daughter Juliana Elder - all my goods and chattels formerly lent her.
      To my daughter Agnes Speake - all my goods and chattels formerly lent her.
      To my deceased daughter Mary Hanson's 3 children - shilling sterling each.
      To my 2 daughters, Elizabeth Ward and Susana Ward - 1 Negro Man Tom and Negro man Bob, and if Elizabeth and Susana died without heirs, the Negroes to return to my son, John Ward,
      The residue of my estate is to be equally divided after my funeral expenses and all my other debts are paid.
      I appoint my son John Ward and my daughter Susana Ward to be my executor and executrix.
      Signed Mar 15, 1777 - Augustin (A. his mark) Ward_ Wit -
      Ignatius Adams, Eleanor Adams, Mary Ann Adams.
      May 31, 1777. The will was proved by the oaths of all 3 witnesses.
      N.B. Ignatius Ward, the heir at law to the deceased, being in the Service of the State and at Camp, had not notice to be present