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
1677–1741
Mrs. Sarah Ward
1679–
Marriage: about 1703
Elizabeth Ward
1704–1751

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1703
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    Gabriell Ward

    Male1646–Male

    Mary Mackey

    Female1650–Female

siblings

(9)

    Gabrell Ward

    Male1672–Male

    Male1677–1741Male

    Mary Ward

    Female1679–Female

    Jeane Ward

    Female1680–Female

    Tobins Ward

    Male1683–Male

+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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