Reuel Ware (1794 – 1882)

“Reuel Ware, brother of … and of Capt. Reuben Ware, was b. Sept 24, 1794, presented for baptism by his mother May 7, 1797, d. Aug. 15, 1882.  He was surveyor of highways 1820, ’24,’25, hogreave 1825-27, on of the inspecting school committee 1830, selectman 1836-38, prudential school committee 1840.

In 1825 Capt. ‘Ruel’ Ware was on the committee of ten to consider the division of the town.  He was treasurer of the West Church August 5, 1833-January 19, 1848; on the West Precinct committee 1835-37, ’44, ’45; moderator of a meeting of the precinct 1844, and was one of the first deacons of the church organized at Grantville, February 24, 1847.

He m. May 20, 1824, Hannah daughter of Royal and Elizabeth (Dewing) McIntosh.  She d. May 1, 1875 aged 77…”

Source:  Epitaphs from Graveyards in Wellesley (Formerly West Needham), by George Kuhn Clarke, Privately Printed, Boston, 1900, page 136


Reuel Ware (1794 – 1882) — 1 Comment

  1. Vicki, there’s a 49 year age difference between Reuben and Reuel, do I have the right Reuben (son of Col. Nicholas Ware and Dorothy Dolly Garrett). I show Nicholas was married twice– Also to Susanna Jopling, and I show her youngest, Iverson, was born in 1786.

    Is there another Reuben?


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