Robert Ward

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

The Life Summary 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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Robert Ward
Mrs. Sarah Ward
Marriage: about 1703
Elizabeth Ward

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  • Marriage
    about 1703
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    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a watchman or guard, from Middle English ward ‘watchman, guard’ (Old English weard, used as both an agent noun and an abstract noun).English: occupational name from Middle English warde ‘armed guard’ (Old English weard ‘watching, guarding’), with the same meaning as 1 above.Irish: shortened 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.

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

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    Sources (2)

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

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