Descendants of William Ward & Mary Ann Blackwell

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Location: Bradden, Northamptonshire, England & Cayuga County, New Yorkmap
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This page exists for a personal project talking about the life and descendants of William Ward & his wife Mary Ann Blackwell, who immigrated to Cayuga County, New York in 1852 from England.

About William Ward & Mary Ann Blackwell

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William Ward was born on February 1st, 1830 in Bradden, Northamptonshire, England. He was the son of Thomas Ward & Elizabeth Woods. He married Mary Ann Blackwell on June 12th, 1848 in Akeley, Buckinghamshire, England. He and Mary would later leave England and immigrate to the United States in 1852. Later that same year on November 17th, Mary would give birth to their first child, George William Ward. They would go on to have 8 more children, their last one being Rosa Belle Ward, who was born on February 10th, 1872.

In the midst of this, the American Civiil War had come and went. William is even listed on Civil War Draft Registration Documents in Ledyard, New York.

He passed away on August 31st, 1902 in Scipio, New York. Just 20 days after his wife Mary passed away.

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Mary Ann Blackwell Was born in May of 1828 in Oxfordshire, England. It is yet unsure who her parents exactly were. All we really know is that a Thomas Blackwell is listed on the Marriage Record in Akeley, Buckinghamshire, England. She would give birth to her and William's first child shortly after arriving on American soil. They would go on to have 8 more children over the next 20 years.

She passed away on August 11th, 1902 in Scipio, New York. 20 days later, her husband William would also pass away.

Descendants of William Ward & Mary Ann Blackwell

The Descendants Page of William Ward & Mary Ann Blackwell


William & Mary had 9 children between November 17th 1852 & February 10th 1872. They are listed below in order of birth:

Notable Descendants

Cpl. Donald Romaine Ward

- WWII POW in the Philippines. The Donald R. Ward American Legion Post #1259 in Cayuga, New York is named in his honor.

Wikitree Descendants

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