Dowling Family Genealogy

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  • ID: I177694
  • Name: Artemas WARD , Jr.
  • RELA: 8th cousin 10x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 9 JAN 1762 in Shrewsbury, Worcester Co., MA
  • Event: Degree 1783 B.A., Harvard College
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Massachusetts BET 1813 AND 1817
  • Death: 7 OCT 1847 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA
  • Title: Hon.
  • Event: Pic Hon. Artemas Ward
  • Note:
    WARD, Artemas, Jr., (son of Artemas Ward), a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Shrewsbury, Mass., January 9, 1762; was graduated from Harvard University in 1783; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1783 and commenced the practice of law in Weston; member of the State house of representatives 1796-1800 and again in 1811; moved to Charlestown in 1800; member of the board of overseers of Harvard University 1810-1844; elected as a Federalist to the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Congresses (March 4, 1813-March 3, 1817); served in the State senate in 1818 and 1819; member of the State constitutional convention in 1820; chief justice of the court of common pleas from 1820 to 1839; died in Boston, Mass., October 7, 1847.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress




    Father: Artemas WARD b: 26 NOV 1727 in Shrewsbury, Worcester Co., MA
    Mother: Sarah TROWBRIDGE b: 3 DEC 1724 in Groton, Middlesex Co., MA

    Marriage 1 Catherine Maria DEXTER b: 11 APR 1760 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA
    • Married: 18 DEC 1788 in Dedham, Norfolk Co., MA
    Children
    1. Has No Children Samuel Dexter WARD b: 24 OCT 1789 in Weston, Middlesex Co., MA
    2. Has No Children Catherine Maria WARD b: BEF 24 JUL 1791 in Weston, Middlesex Co., MA
    3. Has No Children Frances Fidelia WARD b: 9 SEP 1793 in Weston, Middlesex Co., MA
    4. Has No Children Henry Artemas WARD b: BEF 23 AUG 1795 in Weston, Middlesex Co., MA
    5. Has No Children Sarah Trowbridge WARD b: BEF 4 JUN 1797 in Weston, Middlesex Co., MA
    6. Has No Children Charles Trowbridge WARD b: 17 DEC 1806 in Weston, Middlesex Co., MA

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