Note: Michael Ware Jr. is a descendant of the third generation from Robert Ware Sr.
“Michael Ware, Jr., son of Michael ware, was born in Wrentham, Massachusetts, December 5, 1725, died in Buckland, Massachusetts, about 1814. He was a soldier in the French war in Captain Blake’s company in 1756. He and his son Abiel were also in the revolution under Captain Samuel Fisher in 1781 in the Fourth Suffolk Regiment.
He married (first), February 5, 1754, Ariel Metcalf, daughter of Michael and Ariel (Colburn) Metcalf, in Wrentham. She died December 25, 1757. He married (second) Lucy Grant. The children of Michael and Ariel Ware were: Jane, born November 7, 1754; Abiel, born December 25, 1757. The children of Michael and Lucy Ware were: Molly, born October 15, 1759, in Wrentham; Abiel, perhaps the same as the second child, born before 1765, served in the revolution in 1781; Michael, born in Wrentham, 1765, died aged eighty-four in 1849; Reuben died in San Francisco; George, died at Buckland; James, died in 1816; Abijah, Lucy, Phebe.”
Source: Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of Worcester Co., Massachusetts, Vol. 4, Ellery Bicknell Crane, The Lewis Publishing Co., 1907, page 40