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Joseph Ward

Known Children

  1. Nehemiah Ward

  2. Amos Ward

  3. Israel Ward

  4. Uzal Ward

  5. Isaac Ward

  6. David Ward

  7. Rachel Ward

  8. Stephen Ward

  9. Aaron Ward


Joseph Ward served as a private in the Essex Co., New Jersey militia. His three oldest sons also served but in different companies. It is not known if Joseph Ward saw any significant combat experience.

In 1797, Joseph, along with his two oldest sons, left New Jersey and moved to Madisonville, Ohio. Sometime around 1799 his wife, Phebe, was killed by Indians. Joseph married Rachel Munchmore. In 1824 Joseph died and was buried in Madisonville.

For more information contact John Rush.

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