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Margaret Jane (Ward) Hazlett (abt. 1835 - aft. 1900)

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Margaret Jane (Margrett) Hazlett formerly Ward
Born about in Wayne County, Virginiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Wayne County, Virginiamap
[children unknown]
Died after in Wayne County, West Virginiamap
Profile last modified | Created 24 Nov 2017
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In 1850 Margrett was age 12 and resided with her parents Harrison and Mary A. Ward in Wayne County, Virginia.[1]

Hiram Hazlett (age 22, born Cabell County, VA, son of S. & S. Ward) married Margaret Jane Ward (age 18, born Cabell County, VA, dau of H & M Ward) on 29 May 1856 in Wayne County, West Virginia. W. J. Smith performed the marriage ceremony.[2]

In 1870 the family resided at Butler, Wayne County, West Virginia.[3]

Hiram Hayslett 38
Margret J Hayslett 36
Robert Hayslett 13
Mary A Hayslett 10
Sarah J Hayslett 8
Jackson Hayslett 4
Hiram Hayslett 2
Henry Hayslett 7/12

By 1880 the family resided at Ceredo, WV. Hiram's surname was mis-spelled "Hasel" in the 1880 census. His occupation was described as "works on farm". His wife Margret J. was age 43.[4] The household included the following family members:

Hiram Hasel 45 Head, b WV works on farm
Margret J. Hasel 43 Wife, b WV
Mary A. Hasel 19 Dau, b WV
William J. Hasel 14 Son, b WV
Hiram Hasel 12 Son, b WV
Henry Hasel 10 Son, b WV
Harrison Hasel 8 Son, b WV
Eary Hasel 5 Dau, b WV
Jimeson Hasel 3 Son, b WV
Arthur Hasel 1 Son b WV

Margret was enumerated in the 1900 census but not after that date.


  1. "United States Census, 1850," (, Harrison Ward, Wayne County, Virginia, United States; citing family 303, p 238, Dist 66.NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970,"(, Hiram Hazelett and Margaret J Ward, 1856; citing Wayne, West Virginia, United States, , county clerks, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 583,490.
  3. US Census 1870; Butler, Wayne County, West Virginia; Roll: M593_1701; Page: 1A; Family History Library Film: 553200
  4. US Census 1880; Ceredo, Wayne, West Virginia; Roll: 1415; Family History Film: 1255415; Page: 319B; Enumeration District: 144; Description: District of Ceredo, lying on the West side of Twelve Pole Creek

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