Person:James Ward (66)

m. BEF 1723
  1. Joseph Ward1723 - AFT 1795
  2. William Ward1725 - 1795
  3. Capt. James WardABT 1727 - 1774
m. ABT 1749
  1. John Ward
Facts and Events
Name Capt. James Ward
Gender Male
Birth? ABT 1727 Inishowen Pennisula, County Donegal, Ireland
Marriage ABT 1749 Virginiato Phoebe Lockhart
Death? 10 OCT 1774 Battle of Point Pleasant, Mason County, VirginiaBattle of Point Pleasant

James Ward was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Records of James Ward in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's Augusta County Records:

  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST 16, 1763. - (212) Andrew Lewis, qualified Lieut. of the County; Wm. Preston, qualified Colonel of the County; Walter Cunningham, qualified Captain of Militia; Alexr. McClenachan, qualified Captain of Militia; William Crow, qualified Captain of Militia; John McClenachan, Michael Bowyer and David Long, qualified Lieutenants of Militia; James Ward, qualified Ensign of Militia.
  • Page 478.--19th November, 1766. William Clark's appraisement (by Thos. Berry, Robt. Gay, Saml. McCutchen), recorded--One smoothing iron; 2 boxes of silver and other bullion and cash. James Ward, Dr.; Jno. Cowarden, Dr.; David Williams, debtor.
  • Page 33.--13th August, 1767. Charles Lockhart's estate appraisement, by James Ewing et als--To James Ward, Sr.
  • Page 398.--17th August, 1768. William Sprowle and Jean to Alex. McElroy, £200, 320 acres on Moffet's Creek; cor. John Patterson, part of Borden's 92100. Acknowledged and privy examination. Teste: James Trotter, W. Ward, Jas. Ward. Delivered: McElroy, December, 1768.
  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST, 1769 (A). - John Stewart vs. Samuel Cowdon.--1762, June 4, cloth returned from your old account and not settled for; house rent, 4 months 25 days; January 16, seven pairs leather breeches for your brother Walter, £8, 11, 0; April; May 16; April; 1763, May, one coat sold to John Martins; 1764, received by James Ward; 1765, May, one coat for your son; 1766, May, by repairing your house that I rented, £2; 1767, July, one pair breeches in Carolina, £1, 2, 0; cash paid Sheriff in ditto, £3, 4, 10; cash paid Gaoler in ditto, £0, 11, 10; cash lent to buy shoes in ditto, £0, 11, 0; cash paid your expenses coming in from ditto, £0, 9, 0; cash for Robert Garral, £0, 15, 0; cash paid Robert Young, £0, 17, 0; 1760, to five months diet for James Stevenson, £4, 10, 0; November, to cash of suit that I was in prison bounds for you.
  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST, 1769 (D). - John Stewart vs. James Ward.--1768. James Ward makes oath that he never settled for 2 hides coined by his son William and delivered at the Dutch tanner's, which hides were property of John Stewart.
  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST 28, 1770. - (147) Following no inhabitants--suits dismissed--viz: James Ward, John Vance, James Johnston, Patrick Denny, Solomon White.

Information on James Ward

iii. Capt. James III Ward, born Abt. 1727 in Inishowen Pennisula County Donegal Ireland; died October 10, 1774 in Point Pleasant Mason West Virginia; married Phoebe Lockhart Abt. 1749 in Virginia; born Abt. 1729 in Greenbrier Virginia; died 1779 in Greenbrier Virginia (now West Virginia).

More About Capt. James III Ward:

Burial: October 1774, Battlefield of Point Pleasent Virginia

Cause of Death: Shot in the forehead and killed by his son, John Ward (White Wolf), at the Battle of Point Pleasant by Shawnee Indians

Military service: Bet. 1756 - 1757, French & Indian War: served in Capt. Dickenson's company of Rangers in the Greenbrier River area in what is now West Virginia

More About Phoebe Lockhart:

Burial: 1779

More About James Ward and Phoebe Lockhart:

Marriage: Abt. 1749, Virginia