re: Jane Adair (widow of Robert of Hollybrook, co. Wicklow) - WILL 20th Jan. 1747, 8th March 1747. dau: Anne Molesworth, son-in-law: William Molesworth, son: John Adair, dau: Dorcus Holmes dau: Elizabeth Lambert dau: Elinor Hodson sister (or sister-in-law) Mary PURDON sister (or sister-in-law) Anne WARD son: Foster Adair (ex) nephew: Boleyn WHITNEY ---------------------- Would John WARD (below) be related to Anne WARD (above)? Believe some of the Whitney family migrated to USA. Thankyou.
John (Jack) WARD b.1740 in Ireland, dc. 1817 in Echota area, Georgia.
In 1764, John ("Jack") WARD, a native of (.......... ?)Ireland, leaving the ship on which he had ailed to America (believed to have come with mother and brothers) , set out for the Cherokee country.
Arriving at Echota, John Ward (and his mother ?) learned that his father, Brian (Bryan) Ward, for whom he was searching, had separated from his Cherokee wife, Nancy Ward, and no longer lived in the Cherokee country. Ref: Springplace Moravian Mission West. pg.55.
Charleston, 1771. John Ward to John Stuart, Ward forwards a memorial and letter from Wilkinson and a talk from Oconostota regarding land ceded to Wilkinson. Ref: Cherokee Documents in Foreign Archives by Anderson and Lewis.
2 Feb 1778, John Ward is listed on a 300 acres land grant in Burke County, Ga. Wilkes County Ga.
16 Nov 1778, grant 200 acres next to Samuel Ward (possibly son) or uncle Samuel. Researchers lib. Vol 1. pg.Tg/93.
John Ward m. 1784Catherine Katie McDaniel, daughter of James McDaniel and "Granny" Soo-key-hopper in Cherokee Nation, Georgia. Children: 1. Bryan Ward (named after grandfather, Bryan Ward) 2. James Ward Sr 3. George Ward 4. Samuel Ward Sr 5. Elizabeth Ward 6. Susannah Ward 7.(Agnes ?)Nannie Ward 8. Charles Jackson Ward ("Jackson" name from ?)