Williams father Nathaniel, came to New England from London,  where he married Williams mother Elizabeth Barron. They moved to Concord Ma after 1665, settled and started their family. Nathaniel was a cordwainer by trade, he made freeman 21 Mar, 1690. Williams father passed 7 Feb, 1716 and his mother 25 Apr, 1715.
William married Esther Perry, May 11, 1692 and settled in Dunstable, a town partly in MA. and partly in New Hampshire.
|Marriage Record for William and Esther.|
William and Esther had ten children together. 
|Monument at Lovewell Pond, Maine.|
An old ballad commemorates this fight, and gives to Ensign John Harwood.
The Inscription Reads:
To mark the field of Lovewell's Fight on the 8th day of May 1725 between a company of Massachusetts rangers of 34 men and 30 warriors of the Pequawket Tribe led by Paugus in a contest lasting from early morning until after sunset. The Indians were repulsed and their chief killed.
To the memory of :
Capt. John Lovewell of Dunstable, Lieut. Jonathan Robbins of Dunstable, Ensign John Harwood of Dunstable, Rober Usher of Dunstable, Serjt. Jacob Fullam of Weston, Jacob Farrar of Concord, Josiah Davis of Concord, Thomas Woods of Groton, Daniel Woods of Groton, John Jefts of Groton, Icabod Johnson of Woburn, Jonathan Kittredge of Billerica. These 12 killed on the field of battle were found and buried by Col. Tyng.
Lieut. Josiah Farwell of Dunstable; Jonathan Frye, Chaplain of Andover; Elias Barron of Groton were wounded and died by the way. 9 others were wounded.
The survivors led by Ensign Seth Wyman began the homeward march after midnight.
Erected by the Society of Colonial Wars in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts 17th June 1904.
William died Sept. 17, 1740 , and his will was probated Oct. 9, 1740. William is buried at Old Dunstable Cemetery Nashua, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.
Memorial page for William Harwood (28 Mar 1665–17 Sep 1740), Find A Grave Memorial no. 78730200, citing Old Dunstable Cemetery, Nashua, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by Eric McGuire (contributor 46925829) .
Old Dunstable Cemetery  Also known as: Little Cemetery, Littles Station Cemetery Daniel Webster Hwy, Nashua, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, 03060 Cemetery ID 103011
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