Daniel L. Ware (1753 – 1854)

“Daniel L. Ware (1811), painter, of Boston, brother of Horatio G. (1811), and son of Melatiah and Cloe (Mann) Ware, was born in Wremtham, March 5, 1783.  He married, in Boston, Dec.5, 1813, Elizabeth J. Dow, who died April 30, 1850.

When he was an infant his parents moved to Wilmington, Vt., but when a young man he came to Boston and learned the painter’s trade.  His place of business until his death, which occurred April 23, 1854, was on Cambridge Street.

Mr. Ware (1811) was third sergeant of the Artillery Company in 1819, and his sons, Daniel L. and William H., joined the Artillery Company in 1854 and 1850 respectively.

This branch of the Ware family is descended from Robert, of Wrentham, who joined the Artillery Company in 1644:…”

Source:  History of the Military Co. of Massachusetts, Vol. 2, by Oliver Ayer Roberts, Alfred Mudge and Sons, Printers, Boston, 1897, page 358


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