Person:Andrew Ward (39)

m. 28 Nov 1782
  1. Andrew Henshaw Ward1784 - 1864
  2. Nahum Ward1785 -
  3. Harriet Ward1787 - 1824
  4. Joseph Ward1789 -
  5. Artemas Ward1791 -
  6. Elizabeth Denny Ward1793 -
  7. Henry Dana Ward1797 -
  8. Thomas Walter Ward1798 -
  9. Sarah Henshaw Ward1800 -
  10. Caroline Ward1802 -
m. 2 Jul 1809
Facts and Events
Name Andrew Henshaw Ward
Gender Male
Birth[1] 26 May 1784 Shrewsbury, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage 2 Jul 1809 Shrewsbury, Worcester, Massachusetts, United Statesto Sarah Henshaw
Death[2] 18 Feb 1864 Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The following bio is taken from his own book, Source:Ward, Andrew Henshaw. Ward Family, p. 146:

(369) VI. ANDREW HENSHAW WARD, [1094.1] H. U. 1808, m. Sarah, b. April 10, 1787, dau. of David Henshaw, Esq., of Leicester, in 1809, and in 1811, settled at Shrewsbury in the practice of law; in 1829, appointed an officer of the Customs, and in that year removed to Boston; reformed out of office in 1841; reformed in again in 1843, and has since continued in office; thirty-six years a Magistrate, and in 1842, removed to West Newton, where he resides.

A "Brief Memoir of Andrew Henshaw Ward" by William B. Trask (only 9 page long!) may be found at NEHGR, Vol. 17, p. 334. He was an early member to NEHGS and a contributor of several important early articles to this magazine as is detailed in his death notice in that magazine. He is the author of

  1. Shrewsbury, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Vital Records of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849. (Worcester, Massachusetts: Franklin P. Rice, 1904)
    p. 105.

    WARD, Andrew Henshaw, s. Lt. Thomas W'r and Elisabeth, [born] May 26, 1784.

  2. Massachusetts, United States. Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910. (New England Historic and Genealogical Society)
    Vol. 175, p. 156.

    No.: 15
    Date of Death: Feb 18 [1864]
    Name: Andrew H. Ward
    Age: 79 y. 8 m. 23 d. [birth calculates to 26 May 1784.]
    Place of Death: Newtonville
    Cause: Congestion of Brain
    Sex and Condition: Male Widower
    Occupation: Attorney
    Place of Birth: Shrewsbury
    Parents: Thomas W & Elizabeth (Denny)
    Birthplaces of Parents: Father Shrewsbury / Mother Worcester