Robert WARD

Male 1786 - 1835


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  • Name  Robert WARD 
    Born  1786  Newport, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  24 Dec 1835  Newport, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I228  Ward Tree
    Last Modified  20 Dec 2017 

    Father  Simon WARD,   b. 25 Sep 1757, Marske by Richmond, North Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1833, Newport, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Rhoda MOSHER,   b. Abt 1762, Newport, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1830, Newport, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1785  Newport, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F76  Group Sheet

    Family  Emetine (Amy) MOSHER,   b. 1792, Mosherville, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1870, Avondale, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  15 Nov 1810  Newport, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Jehu WARD,   b. 1811, Newport, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1864
     2. Simon WARD,   b. 1814, Newport, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1912, Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. James Henry WARD,   b. 1817, Newport, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1890, Newport, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Nicholas M. WARD,   b. 1818, Newport, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1889, Windsor, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Mary E. WARD,   b. 17 Nov 1821, Newport, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1901, Newport, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Abigail WARD,   b. 28 Dec 1826, Newport, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1907, Avondale, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Elizabeth Jane WARD,   b. 11 Jul 1832, Newport, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1908, Avondale, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F69  Group Sheet

  • Photos
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    Headstones
    Ward, Robert b. 1786 & wife Emetine (Amy) Mosher
    Ward, Robert b. 1786 & wife Emetine (Amy) Mosher
    In memory of Robert Ward died Dec. 24, 1835 Aged 49 years. Also his wife Emetine died Aug 18, 1868 Aged 78 years.
    ____from the body to be ... (here the stone is broken and the rest is partially buried in the earth).

  • Notes 
    • Robert and his wife Amy were first cousins, Robert's mother being Rhoda
      Mosher, and her brother Nicholas Mosher was Amy's father.
      Robert's baptism record was found in St. Paul's Anglican Church records for Newport.
      Marriage bond 27 October 1810, Microfilm #15928 NSARM
      His father Simon's will reads in part: "First I give unto my son Robert Ward the use of the following Lots of Land during his natural Life and at his death to his son Simon Ward and to his heirs and assigns for ever viz. one Lot of upland containing thirty acres being a part of Lot number fifteen bounded southerly on the new road Landing to ___ easterly on Land of John Ward north of the river West on __Land of Felix Cochran and twenty eight and one half acres being apart of Lot number fourteen and bounded southerly on Land of the Late James Smith easterly and northerly on Land of John Ward and west on Land of Felix Cochrane
      ...and it is further my will that my son Robert Ward have my large Bible my arm chair two cows five sheep and one ___ ____ the sheep and cows to be the same that are now in his possession."

      Robert is buried at the foot of a huge old oak tree in the old St. James Anglican Cemetery, Newport (now Brooklyn), Hants County, NS. He was only 49 years old when he died.
      His headstone reads: "In memory of Robert Ward died Dec. 24, 1835 Aged 49 years. Also his wife Emetine died Aug 18, 1868 Aged 78 years.
      ____from the body to be ... (here the stone is broken and the rest is partially buried in the earth).