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

Benjamin Ward

Male Bef 1781 - 1816  (> 35 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Ward 
    Born Bef 1781  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Feb 1816  St. Mary's County, Maryland - Account Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I071397  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2019 

    Mother UFO Ward 
    Family ID F02994  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane Burroughs,   b. Bef 1785, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 6 Aug 1801  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Samuel Ward,   b. Abt 1802, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Joseph Ward,   b. Abt 1804, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Susannah Ward,   b. Abt 1806, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F32971  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • UFO Benjamin Ward of St. Mary's Co., Md. (RDS)

      Aug. 6, 1801 - Benjamin Ward m. Jane Burroughs in St. Mary's Co., Md.
      Sources: (1) Brumbaugh, Vol. 1, p. 399, and (2) Fresco, p. 304.

      1810 - Benjamin Ward is in the 1810 Census of St. Mary's Co., Md., as follows: 30010-01010-02.

      Sep. 1813 - The St. Mary's Co., Md. will of Samuel Burroughs (of John), probated Feb. 1815, names children William, Ann (single), John (single) and Joseph (single), and leaves to grandchildren Samuel Ward, Joseph Ward and Susanna Ward, 20 pounds current money each when they arrive to lawful age. The money is to be kept in the hands of my son Joseph Burroughs.
      Source: Reno, Linda D., "St. Mary's County, Maryland Wills, 1803-1820," p. 144.

      Feb. 1816 - Upon application of Joseph Burroughs adm'r of Benjamin Ward, the Court authorizes him to sell at public sale ....
      Source: Blackwell, Claude G., "Proceedings of the Orphan's Court of St. Mary's County, Maryland," Book III (1809-1826), p. 146.

      Aug. 1817 - Upon application of Joseph Worthington who became security for Joseph Burroughs as adm'r of Benjamin Ward, deceased, the Court orders a subpoena to issue requiring him to give counter security.
      Source: Blackwell, Claude G., "Proceedings of the Orphan's Court of St. Mary's County, Maryland," Book III (1809-1826), p. 146.