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James Ward (1672 - 1760)

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James Ward
Born in Inishowen Penninsula, Donegal, Irelandmap
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[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Donegal, Irelandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Greenville, Augusta, Virginia Colonymap
Profile last modified | Created 2 Oct 2011 | Last significant change: 15 Nov 2018
19:22: Gerald Jones edited the data for James Ward. [Thank Gerald for this]
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Categories: County Donegal | Augusta County, Virginia.


James Ward

Birth 1672 Inishowen Penninsula, Donegal, Ireland
Arrival: about 1730 to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Death 1758 Greenville, Augusta, Virginia
In the book, CHRONICLES OF THE SCOTCH-IRISH SETTLEMENT OF VA; Volume 2, by Lyman Chalkley, on page 232, there is a petition by James Ward, 86 years old, almost blind, and unable to provide for himself, for support.


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On 23 Feb 2018 at 22:50 GMT Jason Cottrell wrote:

Can you move this profile to a specific townland or parish category in Donegal please - thanks! There is an 'Emigrants from Donegal' category if you do not have this information.

On 3 Dec 2013 at 02:16 GMT Linda (Ward) Ellinger wrote:

It is my understanding that Joseph is not the son of this James, but rather the son of James (II). Does anyone have good sources on this?

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