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a. Note:   * Pioneer Settlers, with Genealogical Notices. (By Samuel H. Congar.): JOSIAH m. Mary Kitchell; w., 1713, n. ch.,-- Samuel, Robert, Josiah, Lawrence and Sarah; sec. wi. America. Samuel d. 15th May, 1783, a. 52; bur. Orange; had wi. Jemima; ch.,-- Bethuel, Isaac and Daniel. Bethuel w., 1753, n. ch.,-- Zenas, Rebecca, Esther and Mary. Isaac d. 15th Nov., 1754, a. 36; bur. Orange. Daniel w., 1755, n. ch.,-- Amos, Samuel, Jemima and Hannah; wi. Mary; broth. Amos Harrison. Lawrence d. 4th Apr., 1793, a. 83; w., 1776, n. ch.,-- Samuel, Jacob, Jonathan, Stephen and Cornelius
  Calendar of New Jersey Wills, Vol. I 1670-1730 Name: Josiah Ward, senior2 (son of John Ward Jr., the dishturner) Date: 19 Sep 1713 Location: Newark, Essex Co. Calendar of New Jersey Wills, Vol. I 1670-1730 will of, 51 years old. Second wife America, who has had Mary and expects a child; first wife Mary, who has had Samuel, Robert, Josiah, Laurence, all under age, and Sarah. Real and personal estate. The wife sole executrix, with Nathaniel Ward senior and James Noteman as supervisors. Witnesses--John Prudden, Georg Harison, James Nuttman. Proved April 16, 1716. Calendar of New Jersey Wills, Vol. I 1670-1730 -- ---. Joseph Harison testifies that Doctor Harison seems to have had doubts about Josiah Ward having been right in his mind. 1715 April 8. Ward, Samuel, son of Josiah, about 14 years old, chooses as his guardian Abraham Kitchen, to whom letters of guardianship are issued. * children listed in will by wife Mary 1. Samuel b. 1702 2. Robert 3. Josiah 4. Laurence 5. Sarah by wife America 1. Mary 2. unborn


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