Lewis Ware (1779 – 1832)

Note:  Lewis Ware, was the son of Abiel Ware and the fifth generation descended from Robert Ware Sr.

“Lewis Ware, son of Agiel Ware, was born January 25, 1779, and died in Newfane Hill, Vermont in 1832.  He was a physician and resided at Cumberland, Rhode Island, Westminster and Winchendon, Massachusetts.  He is buried at Nenfame Hill, Vermont.

He married, October 9, 1803, at Newton, Massachusetts, Matilda Morse, who was born in Sturbridge, Massachusetts, December 14, 1783, and died at Gardner, Massachusetts, October, 10, 1853.  The children of Dr. Lewis and Matilda were: Abner Haskell, born April 14, 1805, at Cumberland, Rhode Island, died young; Rufus, born January 30, 1808, died young; Lucy P., born 1810, died at Westminster, Massachusetts; married (first) William Jones, of Wardsboro, Vermont,divorced; she married (second) Dennis Gates, of Westminster; (third) Leonard Mossman, of Ashburnham; Stephen V., born August 28, 1812, at Winchendon, died December 22, 1893; Lewis, born at Cumberland, Rhode Island, November 22, 1816, and died at Fitchburg, March 22, 1873; Samuel Morse, born at Winchendon, May 13, 1818, died at Eureka, Kansas, March20, 1895.”

Source:  Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of Worcester Co., Massachusetts, Vol. 4, Ellery Bicknell Crane, The Lewis Publishing Co., 1907, pages 40-1


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