Samuel was a Sergeant of the Fairfield Trainband and a Deputy in Fairfield.
Some have suggested his first wife was named Alice, but this is incorrect. Her given name is unknown. She was a daughter of Richard Ogden.
Samuel married second Hannah, widow of Jonathan Nichols of Stratford. She was a daughter of Mr. Anthony Howkins. Hannah married (3) to John Judson of Woodbury; she died in Woodbury on 23 Jul 1698. Her will was made the day before her death and named three Nichols children and a daughter Hannah Ward.
The date of the death shown here is the date of his estate inventory. Administration was granted the widow Hannah and son Edmund Ward. Allowance was made to the widow, 29 Mar 1692/3, for bringing up Sgt. Ward's youngest child and the other three children of her former husband Jonathan Nichols; mention was made of the eldest son, the other five sons, and one daughter. 12 Apr 1694, Edmund Ward had removed out of the Colony and Nathaniel Burr and Eliphalet Hill as overseers were instructed to proceed with the administration.
That Samuel Ward had six sons is evident from the above record. The Warde book omitted a son Andrew.
Samuel WARD and ??? OGDEN were married about 1672.34 ??? OGDEN, daughter of Richard OGDEN, died on 30 April 1691.
Samuel WARD and ??? OGDEN had the following children:
Samuel WARD and Hannah HAWKINS were married after 30 April 1691 in Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut.17 Hannah HAWKINS, daughter of Anthony HOWKINS, was born about 1661.34 She died in 1698 at the age of 37.34
Samuel WARD and Hannah HAWKINS had the following children:
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