Robert Ward

about 1677–1741 (Age 64)
Beccles, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert

When Robert Ward was born about 1677, in Beccles, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, Gabriell Ward, was 31 and his mother, Mary Mackey, was 27. He married Mrs. Sarah Ward about 1703. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died in 1741, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Robert Ward
Mrs. Sarah Ward
Marriage: about 1703
Elizabeth Ward

Spouse and Children

about 1703


Parents and Siblings

    Gabriell Ward


    Mary Mackey




    Gabrell Ward



    Mary Ward


    Jeane Ward


    Tobins Ward


+4 More Children

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a watchman or guard, from Old English weard ‘guard’ (used as both an agent noun and an abstract noun).2 Irish: reduced form of McWard, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Bhaird ‘son of the poet’. The surname occurs throughout Ireland, where three different branches of the family are known as professional poets.3 Surname adopted by bearers of the Jewish surname Warshawski, Warshawsky or some other Jewish name bearing some similarity to the English name.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Robt. Ward, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Robt. Ward, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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