26.NATHAN8 WARDWELL (NATHAN7, WILLIAM6, WILLIAM5, SAMUEL4, THOMAS3, JOHN2WARDALE, HUGH1) was born 10 November 1765 in Andover, Essex, MA191, and died 04 November 1838 in Andover, Essex, MA191.He married PHEBE STEVENS 22 May 1791 in Andover, Essex, MA191.She was born 20 March 1757 in Andover, Essex, MA191, and died 13 August 1843 in Andover, Essex, MA191. Notes for NATHAN WARDWELL: In Andover at 1790 census which shows 1 male over 16 and 2 females in his household. The Massachusetts and Maine 1798 Direct Tax shows him with one farm in Andover "being hind have of Wm. Wardwell estate", with one barn 20 x 18.It lists his home in Andover as "East by the County Road", being 612 square feet, 2 stories high, with 5 windows and valued at $200. The 1800 census for Andover shows 2 males under 10 and 3 females under 10 in his household. Notes for PHEBE STEVENS: Became a member of Andover South Church 26 October 1783. More About NATHAN WARDWELL and PHEBE STEVENS: Marriage: 22 May 1791, Andover, Essex, MA191 Children of NATHAN WARDWELL and PHEBE STEVENS are:
NATHAN9 WARDWELL, b. 28 April 1792, Andover, Essex, MA191; d. 08 December 1833, Methuen, Essex, MA192; m. HANNAH MORSE, 30 December 1813, Andover, Essex, MA193; b. 10 May 1788, Methuen, Essex, MA194; d. 30 March 1845, Methuen, Essex, MA194.
Notes for HANNAH MORSE: According to the Morse Genealogy, she died childless, having married a second time after Nathan's death.Died of Dropsy
More About NATHAN WARDWELL and HANNAH MORSE: Marriage: 30 December 1813, Andover, Essex, MA195
MARY WARDWELL, b. 06 July 1800, Andover, Essex, MA; d. 24 February 1856, Andover, Essex, MA.
27.OLIVE8 WARDWELL (NATHAN7, WILLIAM6, WILLIAM5, SAMUEL4, THOMAS3, JOHN2WARDALE, HUGH1) was born 03 July 1768 in Andover, Essex, MA196.She married SIMEON TOWN, JR. 09 November 1794 in Andover, Essex, MA196. More About SIMEON TOWN and OLIVE WARDWELL: Marriage: 09 November 1794, Andover, Essex, MA196 Children of OLIVE WARDWELL and SIMEON TOWN are:
SALLY9 TOWN, b. 27 June 1795, Andover, Essex, MA196.
CHARLOTTE TOWN, b. 04 May 1797, Andover, Essex, MA196.
SERENA TOWN, b. 17 December 1799, Andover, Essex, MA196; m. ISRAEL BERRY, 20 April 1817, Andover, Essex, MA196.
More About ISRAEL BERRY and SERENA TOWN: Marriage: 20 April 1817, Andover, Essex, MA196
HARRIET TOWN, b. 24 July 1803, Andover, Essex, MA196.
RUBY TOWN, b. 24 August 1805, Andover, Essex, MA196.
WILLARD TOWN, b. 05 April 1808, Andover, Essex, MA196.
LEVI TOWN, b. 23 April 1810, Andover, Essex, MA196.
28.BENJAMIN8 WARDWELL (SOLOMON7, THOMAS6, WILLIAM5, SAMUEL4, THOMAS3, JOHN2WARDALE, HUGH1) was born 06 August 1769 in Andover, Essex, MA196, and died 06 January 1832 in Salem, Essex, MA197.He married (1) SUSAN HAMMOND 20 October 1797 in Danvers, Essex, MA198.She died Bef. June 1801199.He married (2) DOROTHY MOULTON 01 June 1801 in Salem, Essex, MA199. Notes for BENJAMIN WARDWELL: "In this town, Mr. Benjamin Wardwell, aged 63.Funeral tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock, from the house of Mr. Aaron Perkins, in Essex Street." -Salem Gazette 06 January 1832 More About BENJAMIN WARDWELL: Burial: 07 January 1832, Salem, Essex, MA199 Occupation: Shipwright Probate: 03 April 1832200 More About BENJAMIN WARDWELL and SUSAN HAMMOND: Marriage: 20 October 1797, Danvers, Essex, MA201 More About BENJAMIN WARDWELL and DOROTHY MOULTON: Marriage: 01 June 1801, Salem, Essex, MA202 Child of BENJAMIN WARDWELL and SUSAN HAMMOND is:
SOLOMON9 WARDWELL, b. Abt. 1798203; d. Bet. 26 September 1815 - 25 February 1816, Calcutta, India.
Notes for SOLOMON WARDWELL: Solomon, named for his paternal grandfather, was a seaman aboard the clipper training ship 'George', known as the 'Salem School Ship', on its first voyage May 28, 1815. Solomon was put ashore at Calcutta, India, on September 26, 1815, due to illness, and there died before February 25, 1816." (Essex Institute Historical Collection, Vol. 59:1-4) His death was reported in the Newburyport Herald on 21 June 1816.
Children of BENJAMIN WARDWELL and DOROTHY MOULTON are:
SUSAN ANN WARDWELL, b. 20 June 1802; d. 07 December 1875.
29.ABIEL H.8 WARDWELL (SOLOMON7, THOMAS6, WILLIAM5, SAMUEL4, THOMAS3, JOHN2WARDALE, HUGH1) was born 25 August 1771 in Andover, Essex, MA204, and died 30 January 1821 in Charleston, Charleston, SC205.He married (1) HANNAH ELLEDGE 28 April 1800 in Salem, Essex, MA206.She was born 1779206, and died 18 October 1805 in Salem, Essex, MA206.He married (2) ESTHER ANDREWS 20 January 1811 in Salem, Essex, MA206.She was born 15 December 1777 in Boxford, Essex, MA206, and died 05 June 1861 in Salem, Essex, MA207. Notes for ABIEL H. WARDWELL: Twin of Chloe. 3 Children died in Infancy. "Abiel Wardwell, master mariner, was at one time master of the 108-ton schooner 'Betsey', built at Salem in 1792 and altered to a brig in 1799. In 1810 and 1811 he is recorded as commanding Nathaniel West's brig 'Astrea'; in 1818 the brig 'Eunice' and in 1819 the brig 'Brittania'. Captain Wardwell died in 1821, at Charleston, South Carolina, leaving his wife and two minor children. Mrs. Wardwell remained in Salem, living for a time on Central Street and later in Phelps Court.** **Essex Institute Historical Collection, "Portraits in the Peabody Museum",Vol. 143:189. "#143. Abiel Wardwell, 1771-1821. Oil by unknown artist. Canvas, 25 in. x 21 in. Waist length figure, three-quarters to right, eyes front, dark hair brushed back from forehead. HIgh white collar, black stock, plaited shirt, large circular shirt pin. Dark coat and waistcoat, dividers in right hand, chart in 1ower right corner of picture." "Abiel Wardwell (1771-1821) was a master mariner and commanded a number ofvessels for Salem ship owners and merchants including the brig Bestey, the Astrea (1810) and the Eunice (1818) and the Britannia (1819).The logbook for the Eunice is in the museum's Phillips Library.Wardwell died in 1821 in Charleston, South Carolina and was survived by his widow and two children." -Peabody Essex Museum "Arrived in Salem on Wednesday last, Capt. Mugford and Capt. Wardwell, in a journey of 300 miles by water and 1900 by land, from N. Orleans.About 40 masters, mates &c. set out on the same journey nearly at the same time there being no chance of getting home with their vessels as long as the war continues, as the British cruisers have the entire control of the mouth of the Mississippi, in spite of Jefferson's gunboats.They come through much Indian country, and found many Indians substantial farmers, some of them having about 100 bushels to an acre, with negro slaves to perform the labor.At the inns kept by the people they obtained refreshments; they were civil and obliging, though somewhat cautions (sic) from injuries they had often received from the whites of the western country." -The Farmer's Cabinet 07 December 1812. Listed (in error) in Salem City Directory in 1837. "At Charleston, after a short but distressing illness, Captain Abiel Wardwell, aged about 45 years, commander of the brig Elizabeth, of Salem; of which place Capt. W. was a native." -Baltimore Patriot 12 February 1821 Died of consumption. More About ABIEL H. WARDWELL: Occupation: Mariner Probate: 03 April 1821208 Notes for HANNAH ELLEDGE: "In this town, Mrs. Hannah Wardwell, wife of Mr. Abiel Wardwell, aged 26 years." -Salem Register 17 October 1805 More About ABIEL WARDWELL and HANNAH ELLEDGE: Marriage: 28 April 1800, Salem, Essex, MA209 Notes for ESTHER ANDREWS: Listed in Salem City Directory in 1837 at 12 Central Street. Widowed, living with her son Nathaniel on Phelps Court, listed in Salem City Directory in 1861. Died of Heart Disease. More About ESTHER ANDREWS: Baptism: 21 December 1777, Boxford, Essex, MA210 More About ABIEL WARDWELL and ESTHER ANDREWS: Marriage: 20 January 1811, Salem, Essex, MA211 Children of ABIEL WARDWELL and ESTHER ANDREWS are:
ABIEL H.9 WARDWELL, b. Abt. 1810212; d. 30 October 1837, New Orleans, LA213.
Notes for ABIEL H. WARDWELL: First Officer of Barque Brighton. "At New Orleans, October 30, Mr. Abiel H. Wardwell, aged 27, chief mate of bark (sic) Brighton" -Salem Gazette 14 November 1837
More About ABIEL H. WARDWELL: Occupation: Mariner in 1837
JULIAN WARDWELL, b. 1812, Salem, Essex, MA214; d. May 1816, Salem, Essex, MA214.
Notes for JULIAN WARDWELL: "Julian, daughter of Capt. Abiel Wardwell, age 4 years.Funeral this afternoon at 5 o'clock; friends and relatives are invited to attend." -Salem Gazette 03 May 1816
More About JULIAN WARDWELL: Burial: 03 May 1816, Salem, Essex, MA214