Lucinda (McComas) Ward

Lucinda (McComas) Ward (1849 - 1924)

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Lucinda Ward formerly McComas
Born in Ohiomap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married in Wayne County, West Virginiamap
Died in Wayne County, West Virginiamap
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Lucinda was born September 1849 in Ohio. [1] She was age 1 in 1850 and resided with her mother Polly McComas (age 29) in Lawrence County, Ohio between the households of Sartin Brumfield (age 36) and John Brumfield (age 66) and Joel McComas (age 30). [2]

Allen Ward married Lucinda McComas 5 November 1868, Wayne County, West Virginia. He was age 24, born in Wayne County, West Virginia; son of R.S. Ward and J. Ward. She was age 18, born Lawrence County, Ohio, daughter of J. McComas and M. Brumfield. [2]

In 1870 Lucinda was age 21, born Ohio and living in the household of her husband Allen Ward in Ceredo, Wayne County, West Virginia[3]

Beginning in 1920 Lucinda, a widow, received the military pension of her deceased husband Allen Ward for his Civil War military service in the Union Army (Co G, WV Veteran Infantry). [4]

Lucinda Ward died in Kenova, West Virginia on 26 February 1924. There is no birth date on the death certificate just her age 74, but her parents were listed as Sarton McComas and Mary Brumfield. [5] The Wayne County West Virginia Death Register lists her father as Paton McComas. [3] NOTE: Stephen McComas b. 1821 married Mary Brumfield at Lawrence Co. OH on Mar 12, 1840. They had children: John b. 1844, Virginia 1840, Sartain 1842, Kitty 1846, and Lucinda 1849. Stephen's parents were Sartain McComas & Henrietta Howard.


  • Robert Alexander Ward 1869–1919
  • Marvell Ward 1874–1954 (also known as Mozell)
  • Peter Ward 1874 (twin to Marvell)
  • Amanda Ward 1877-1954 married Thomas Howell Money
  • Martha Ward 1879
  • Leander Ward 1882–1968 married Sarah F. Thacker
  • Pendleton Ward 1886–1953 married Maude Porter
  • Oliver Ward 1889–1957


  1. "United States Census, 1900," (, Lucinda Ward in household of Allen Ward, Union district (west side) Fairview village, Wayne, West Virginia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 118, sheet 6A, family 101, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,241,775.
    Allen Ward Head M 59 West Virginia born Feb 1841 Farmer
    Lucinda Ward Wife F 51 Ohio born Sep 1849, married 1869 --father born Ohio, mother b Ohio
    Mozell Ward Son M 25 West Virginia born born May 1875
    Leander Ward Son M 17 West Virginia born May 1883
    Pendleton Ward Son M 15 West Virginia born May 1885
    Oliver Ward Son M 11 West Virginia born Mar 1889
  2. US Census 1850; Mason Twp., Lawrence, Ohio; Roll: M432_701; Page: 361B; Image: 505
    Polly McComas 29
    Virginius McComas 10
    Dalton McComas 8
    John McComas 6
    Kitty McComas 4
    Lucinda McComas 1
  3. "United States Census, 1870, Ceredo Twp., P.O. Ceredo, Wayne County, West Virgina."(, Lucindia Ward in household of Allen Ward, West Virginia, United States; citing p. 20, family 140, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 553,200.
  4. The National Archives at Washington, D.C.; Washington, D.C.; NAI Title: General Index to Civil War and Later Pension Files, ca. 1949 - ca. 1949; NAI Number: 563268; Record Group Title: Records of the Department of Veterans Affairs, 1773 - 2007; Record Group Number: 15; Series Title: U.S., Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934; Series Number: T288; Roll: 497. Lucinda Ward, August 11, 1920, Application #1162346, Certificate #901253
  5. West Virginia Culture, Death Certificate. [1]

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