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Nancy Ann (Ward) Morrison (1853 - 1928)

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Nancy Ann Morrison formerly Ward
Born in Wayne County, West Virginiamap
Ancestors ancestors
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Cabell County, Virginiamap
Profile last modified | Created 24 Nov 2017
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Nancy Ann was born 24 April 1853 in Wayne County, Virginia a daughter of Harrison Ward and Mary Ann Christian. [1]

Nancy Ann Ward married James Morrison in 1873.

She was age 24 in 1880 and resided with her husband James Morrison and their children at Union in Wayne County, West Virginia.

Jas. Morrison 26
Nancy Morrison 24
Estella Morrison 6
Mary Anne Morrison 4
Lavina Morrison 1
Lavina Morrison 58

The family were residing at Central City in Cabell County, West Virginia in 1900.[2]

James Morrison Head M 55 Ohio b Nov 1845, Day laborer
Nancy Morrison Wife F 46 West Virginia b April 1854
Jerry Morrison Son M 17 West Virginia b June 1883, Day laborer
William Morrison Son M 10 West Virginia b August 1890
Charley Morrison Son M 8 West Virginia b Nov 1892

In 1920 the family were residing at Ceredo, West Virginia."United States Census, 1920," (, Nancy Morrison in household of James Morrison, Ceredo, Wayne, West Virginia, United States; citing ED 155, sheet 11B, line 89, family 192, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 1974; FHL microfilm 1,821,974.

James Morrison Head M 72 Ohio Laborer, Public Works
Nancy Morrison Wife F 68 West Virginia
Charley Morrison Son M 27 West Virginia Laborer, Stamping Plant
Jack Hazlet Nephew M 52 West Virginia no occupation

Nancy Morrison died on the 16 Feb 1928 in Cabell County, West Virginia age 74 years 9 months 24 days.[3]


Esther Ella Morrison
Levina Morrison
Jeremiah Morrison
Charley E. Morrison
William Miller Morrison


  1. "West Virginia Births, 1853-1930," (, Mary A. Ward in entry for Nancy A. Ward, 24 Apr 1853; citing Wayne County, West Virginia, United States, county courthouses, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 583,485.
  2. "United States Census, 1900," (, Nancy Morrison in household of James Morrison, Central town, Cabell, West Virginia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 7, sheet 14B, family 295, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,241,756.
  3. "West Virginia Deaths, 1853–1970." Index. FamilySearch. Death record says she is a widow and gives her father's name as Harrison Ward and husband James Morrison. FHL Film Number:1953436, FHL Film Number: 559882

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