Ella, Clara and Florence became caretakers
November 26, 1727 - Artemas was the sixth child born to Nahum and Martha Ward. At this time, the family was already prominent in the new community of Shrewsbury.
Andrew Henshaw Ward wrote History of the town of Shrewsbury.
Henry Galbraith Ward sold the farm to his brother Artemas Ward (the grocer and advertiser) for $2043.