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3. Anne WARD10 was born about 1628 in England.10 She died on 23 July 1718 at the age of 90 in Woodbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut.10

Mrs. Anne Nickols "departed this Life on ye 23d of July 1718 in ye 98th yeare of her age as is supposed on good grounds.

Anne WARD and Caleb NICHOLS were married on 1 March 1649/50 in Woodbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut.11 Caleb NICHOLS12, son of Francis NICHOLS, was born after 1625 in England.13 He died on 14 April 1690 at the age of 65 in Woodbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut.13

Caleb Nichols of Woodbury wrote his will 14 Aug 1690 and it was proved 8 Nov 1690. Mentioned were his wife Ann; oldest son Samuel and his child Josiah; sons John, Caleb, and Abraham; three daughters, Mary, Anna, and Phebe; friends Mr. Zachariah Walker, Capt John Minor and John Sherman were to be overseers. Anne gave her name as Hannah Nichols when she shore to the Inventory of the estate.
28 May 1701 [Woodbury Dees] The following agreed to a distribution of the Estate of Caleb Nichols: Abraham, Caleb & John Nichols, Joseph Hull in behalf of his wife Mary, Phebe wife of Isaac Knell, and Anna Nichols the widow.

Anne WARD and Caleb NICHOLS had the following children:

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Sarah NICHOLS12 was born on 1 December 1650 in Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut.

Sarah married Moses Wheeler Jr. on 2 Oct 1674.

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Anne NICHOLS12 was born on 5 March 1651/2.

Anne died young.

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iii.

Esther NICHOLS12 was born on 18 February 1652/3 in Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut.

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iv.

Joseph NICHOLS12 was born on 25 December 1656 in Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut.

Joseph died young.

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v.

Samuel NICHOLS12 was born on 29 March 1658 in Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut.

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vi.

Andrew NICHOLS12 was born on 28 November 1659.

Andrew died young.

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Abigail NICHOLS12 was born on 6 February 1663/4 in Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut.

Abigail married William Martin of Woodbury.

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viii.

Mary NICHOLS12 was born about 1665. She died on 6 April 1733 at the age of 68.

Mary died in her 68th year. She married Capt. Joseph Hull, 20 Jan 1691/2.

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Hannah NICHOLS12 was born in August 1667 in Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut.

Hannah was still unmarried in 1706.

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Caleb NICHOLS12 was born in February 1668/9 in Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut.

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Phebe NICHOLS12 was born in 1671 in Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut. She was baptized on 12 November 1671 in Woodbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut.

Phebe married at Woodbury, 28 Dec 1697, Isaac Knell of Stratford. She married (2) to Ens. George Clark of Milford.

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John NICHOLS12 was born in 1675 in Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut. He was baptized in March 1675/6 in Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut.