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Weeks, Ward Cotton, 1753-1789



Ward Cotton, son of Dr. John Weeks, was born in 1753. He married Mary Barber of Exeter, New Hampshire. He was a clothier by trade, in partnership with his wife's father; afterward he followed the sea and became a master mariner. He died in the West Indies, leaving a young son John Wingate. He was a soldier in the revolution in 1775 in Captain Samuel Gilman's company, Colonel Enoch Poor's regiment. He was made sargeant and was among those who received the "regimental coats". In 1777 he served in the northern army in the same company, under Captain Zebulon Weeks, and took part in the battle of Saratoga.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Ward Cotton Weeks deed

Identifier: Mss 779108
Mss 779108
Date(s): 1779-01-08
Scope and Contents

One page deed from Ward Cotton of Exeter, H to John Weeks releasing title to land in Epsom, NH.

Ward Cotton Weeks letter

Identifier: Mss 780263
Mss 780263
Date(s): 1780-04-13
Scope and Contents

One page deed from Ward Cotton Weeks of Exeter, NH to John Weeks releasing title of land in Leicester, VT.

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