Capt John Ware

Male 1646 - 1718  (71 years)


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  • Name Capt John Ware  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Born 8 Oct 1646  Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Buried 1718  Wrentham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Find A Grave Memorial ID 114858382 - details unknown
    Died 7 Apr 1718  Wrentham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 5, 6
    Siblings 9 siblings 
    Person ID I844  BriggsFamily
    Last Modified 10 Apr 2022 

    Father Robert Ware, (From England),   b. Abt 1611, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1699, Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Margaret Hunting, (From England),   b. 21 Sep 1628, Hoxne, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1670, Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 24 Mar 1644/45  Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 9, 10
    Family ID F615  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Metcalf,   b. 15 Aug 1646, Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1676, Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years) 
    Married 10 Dec 1668  Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5
    Children 
    +1. John Ware Jr, Jr,   b. 17 Jun 1670, Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1751, Wrentham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 10 Apr 2022 
    Family ID F620  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Joanna Gray,   b. 23 Mar 1644, Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1708, Wrentham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 24 Mar 1678  Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Last Modified 10 Apr 2022 
    Family ID F669  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Dorothy Wood,   d. 10 Dec 1728, Sherborn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 21 Dec 1709  Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Last Modified 10 Apr 2022 
    Family ID F668  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Oct 1646 - Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Dec 1668 - Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Mar 1678 - Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Dec 1709 - Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1718 - Wrentham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Apr 1718 - Wrentham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Ware-genealogy Robert to Anna Ware Briggs
    Ware-genealogy Robert to Anna Ware Briggs

  • Sources 
    1. [S57] North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2016;), Book Title: Ware Genealogy : Robert Ware of Dedham, Massachusetts, 1642-1699 and his lineal descendants.
      North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000
      North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000


    2. [S46] Find A Grave, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;), 1718 Find A Grave John Ware.
      John Ware
      Birth 6 Oct 1646
      Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
      Death 7 Apr 1718 (aged 71)
      Wrentham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
      Burial Burial Details Unknown
      Memorial ID 114858382
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      Son of Robert Ware and Margaret (Hunting) Ware.
      He married, first, on Dec 10,1668, Mary Metcalf.
      He married, second, on Mar 24,1678/9 at Dedham,MA, Joanna (Gay) Whiting. She was born on Mar 23,1644/5 at Dedham,MA, a daughter of John Gay and Joanna Hooker Borden Gay. She had married, first, on Mar 29,1664 at Dedham,MA, Nathaniel Whiting Jr. Joanna died at Wrentham,MA on Oct 26,1708.
      He married, third, on Dec 21,1709, Dorothy (Rice) Wood, widow of Eleazer Wood, who had died at Sherborn on May 20,1704. Eleazer and Dorothy had married in 1685. Dorothy was born on Feb 14,1664/5 at Sudbury,MA, a daughter of Matthew and Martha (Lamson) Rice, and she died at Sherborn,MA on Dec 10,1728.
      Children(by first marriage): John Ware Jr, Eleazer Ware, an infant son, Eleazer Ware, and Eleazer Ware.
      Children(by second marriage): Abigail Ware Throop, Joseph Ware, Mary Ware Nicholson, Zechariah Ware, Hannah Ware Fairbanks, and Benjamin Ware.
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      Family Members
      Parents
      Robert Ware
      unknown–1699
      Margaret Hunting Ware
      1628–1670
      Spouse
      Mary Metcalf Ware
      1646–1677 (m. 1668)
      Siblings
      Nathaniel Ware
      1648–1724
      Robert Ware
      1653–1724
      Esther Ware Man
      1655–1734
      Children
      John Ware
      1670–1751
      Eleazer Ware
      1676–1750
      Abigail Ware Throop
      1680–1740
      Joseph Ware
      1681–1754
      Hannah Ware Fairbanks
      1686–1730
      Benjamin Ware
      1688–1744

    3. [S52] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2011;).
      Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988
      Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988


    4. [S52] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2011;).
      Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988
      Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988


    5. [S102] Ware genealogy : Robert Ware of Dedham, Massachusetts, 1642-1699, and his lineal descendants, Miss Emma Forbes Ware, (Name: CHARLES H. POPE; Location: Boston, Mass.; Date: 1901;), John Ware Sr Genealogy.
      Pages 25-30

    6. [S52] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2011;).
      Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988
      Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988


    7. [S46] Find A Grave, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;), 1699 Find A Grave Robert Ware.
      Robert Ware Sr.
      Birth unknown
      England
      Death 19 Apr 1699
      Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
      Burial
      Old Village Cemetery
      Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
      Memorial ID 64232727
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      Robert Ware, the immigrant ancestor of the Ware family of Dedham, Needham and Wrentham, Mass., is presumed to have been b. in England. Where and when he was b. and who were his parents remain unknown to this descendant. He d. Apr. 19, 1699 at Dedham, Mass., his then age not of record. He has no known gravestone if ever he had one to begin with; see note at the main page description of the Old Village Cemetery in Dedham.
      Robert left an extended will dated Feb. 25, 1698/9 proved May 11, 1699. His estate inventory dated May 3, 1699 totaled 250-02-10 of which 129-10-00 was real estate with other items (e.g., cattle, grain, husbandry tools) indicating he was a farmer. Of historical note, the third witness to his will, Thomas Fuller, who also took his estate inventory, was Thomas Fuller, Jr. (1662-1734) of Dedham, the youngest son of the Dedham immigrant Lieut. Thomas Fuller (1620-1690). The elder Thomas was bapt. Jan. 20, 1619/20 at Redenhall, Norfolk, England, son of Ralph and Elizabeth (Eliot) Fuller. Ralph was the 1st cousin once removed of brothers Edward and Samuel Fuller also born at Redenhall, passengers of the 1620 Mayflower and signers of the compact that founded the Plymouth Colony.
      Robert Ware m. 1) Mar. 24, 1644/5 at Dedham, Margaret Hunting, dau. of John Hunting, the first elder of the Dedham church, and his wife Esther Seaborn, b. or bapt. Sept. 21, 1628 at Hoxne in Suffolk, England. She d. Aug. 26, 1670 at Dedham, Mass.
      Robert m. 2) May 3, 1676 at Dedham as her only husband, Hannah Jones, dau. of Thomas and Ellen Jones, b. Mar 28, 1636 at Dorchester, Mass. where she d. Apr. 20, 1721 (g.s.). There were no children of this marriage.
      The children of Robert Ware and Margaret Hunting, all b. of record at Dedham, Mass., are:
      • i. Capt. John Ware, b. Oct 11, 1646, d. Apr. 7, 1718 at Wrentham, Mass.; m. 1) Dec. 10, 1668 at Dedham, Mary Metcalf, dau. of Michael Metcalf, Jr. and Mary Fairbanks, b. Aug. 15, 1646 at Dedham. She d. Mar. 22, 1676/7 at Dedham. He m. 2) Mar. 24, 1678/9 at Dedham, the wid. Joanna (Gay) Kingsley, who d. Oct. 26, 1708 at Wrentham. He m. 3) Dec. 21, 1709 at Sherborn, Mass., the widow Dorothy Wood, who d. Dec. 10, 1728 at Sherborn.
      • ii. Nathaniel Ware, b. Oct. 7, 1648, d. July 10, 1724 at Wrentham, Mass.; m. Oct. 12, 1696 at Wrentham, Mary Wheelock, who subsequently had two additional husbands and d. Mar. 25, 1750 at Wrentham.
      • iii. Margaret Ware, b. Feb. 14, 1650/1, d. in her youth at Dedham, July 22, 1664.
      • iv. Mary Ware, b. in Mar. 1651/52; while included in the Dedham records as a daughter of the family, she probably died in infancy. She is not included as a child of the family in the Robert Ware genealogy or included in her father's will.
      • v. Robert Ware, Jr., b. Aug. 1, 1653, d. Sept. 16, 1724 at Wrenthan, Mass.; m. 1) June 4, 1677 at Dedham, Sarah Metcalf, dau. of Michael Metcalf, Jr. and Mary Fairbanks, b. Dec. 7, 1648 at Dedham. She was the mother of all of Robert's children, and d. Apr. 13, 1717 at Wrentham, Mass. He m. 2) Feb. 26, 1719/20 at Wrentham, Elizabeth Holbrook, who d. July 28, 1723 at Wrentham.
      • vi. Esther Ware, b. Sept. 28, 1655, d. Sept. 3, 1734 at Wrentham, Mass.; m. May 13, 1673 at Dedham, Rev. Samuel Man, first minister of the Wrentham, Mass. church, s. of William Mann and Mary Jarred, b. July 6, 1647 at Cambridge, Mass. He d. May 22, 1719 at Wrentham, Mass.
      • vii. Samuel Ware, b. Sept. 30, 1657, d. betw. Mar. 6 and Mar. 22, 1730/1 at Dedham; m. 1) July 21, 1690 at Dedham, Elizabeth Rice, who d. Nov. 18, 1719 at Dedham. He m. 2) July 27, 1721 at Dedham, Sarah (Fuller)(Day) Carpenter, dau. of Lieut. Thomas Fuller and Hannah Flower, b. May 7, 1659 at Dedham where she d. Mar. 31, 1736. She was the successive widow of Ralph Day, Jr. of Dedham and Capt. John Carpenter of Rehoboth, Mass., Woodstock, Conn. and lastly Dedham, Mass.
      • viii. Ephraim Ware, b. Nov. 5, 1659, d. Mar. 26, 1753 at Needham, Mass.; m. July 13, 1685 at Needham, Mass., Hannah Herring, who d. July 10, 1738 at Needham.
      • ix. Elizabeth Ware, b. Nov. 19, 1661. No further record known.
      • x. Joseph Ware, b. Sept. 13, 1663, d. in infancy Sept. 22, 1663.
      • xi. Ebenezer Ware, b. Oct. 28, 1667, d. in Jan. 1765 at Needham, Mass.; m. Mar. 18, 1689/90 at Dedham, Martha Herring, who d. Jan. 30, 1709/10.
      Edited/updated 2/16/2021
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      Inscription No gravestone is known to exist, or if it once existed has crumbled away with the passage of time.
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      Family Members
      Spouses
      Margaret Hunting Ware 1628–1670 (m. 1645)
      Hannah Jones Ware 1636–1721 (m. 1676)
      Children John Ware 1646–1718
      Nathaniel Ware 1648–1724
      Robert Ware 1653–1724
      Esther Ware Man 1655–1734

    8. [S102] Ware genealogy : Robert Ware of Dedham, Massachusetts, 1642-1699, and his lineal descendants, Miss Emma Forbes Ware, (Name: CHARLES H. POPE; Location: Boston, Mass.; Date: 1901;), Robert Ware Geanealogy.
      Pages 17-22
      Ware Genealogy
      Name: Robert Ware
      Gender: Male
      First Marriage Date: 24 Mar 1645
      First Marriage Place: Dedham
      Second Marriage Date: 3 May 1676
      Death Date: 19 Apr 1699
      Death Place: Dedham
      Spouse:
      Margaret Huntinge
      Hannah Jones
      Child:
      John Ware
      Nathaniel Ware
      Margaret Ware
      Robert Ware
      Esther Ware
      Samuel Ware
      Ephraim Ware
      Elizabeth Ware
      Joseph Ware
      Ebenezer Ware

    9. [S57] North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2016;), Book Title: Ware Genealogy : Robert Ware of Dedham, Massachusetts, 1642-1699 and his lineal descendants.
      North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000
      North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000


    10. [S46] Find A Grave, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;), 1670 Find A Grave Margaret Hunting.
      Margaret Hunting Ware
      Birth 21 Sep 1628
      Hoxne, Mid Suffolk District, Suffolk, England
      Death 26 Aug 1670 (aged 41)
      Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
      Burial
      Old Village Cemetery
      Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
      Memorial ID 64232806 ·
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      Margert Hunting, dau. of John Hunting, the first Elder of the Dedham Church, and his wife Esther Seaborn, b. or bapt. Sept. 21, 1628 at Hoxne in Suffolk, England. She. d. Aug 26, 1670 at Dedham, Mass.On Mar. 24, 1644/5 at Dedham, Mass., Margaret m. as his first wife, the immigrant Robert Ware, b. in England of unknown parents. He d. Apr. 19, 1699 at Dedham, Mass. They had eleven children who are outlined in their father's memorial.
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      Inscription No gravestone is known to exist, or if it once existed has crumbled away with the passage of time. See note at the main page of the Old Village Cemetery of Dedham.
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      Family Members
      Parents
      John Hunting 1597–1689
      Hester Seaborne Hunting 1600–1675
      Spouse Robert Ware unknown–1699 (m. 1645)
      Siblings John Hunting 1628–1718
      Elizabeth Hunting Peck 1634–1667
      Captain Samuel Hunting 1640–1701
      Nathaniel Hunting 1643–1643
      Children John Ware 1646–1718
      Nathaniel Ware 1648–1724
      Robert Ware 1653–1724
      Esther Ware Man 1655–1734