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John Ward (bef. 1838)

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John Ward
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Biography

John was born in Pennsylvania to William Ward and Rebecca Unknown . He was christened on 28 November 1838 in the Presbyterian Church in Allen Twp., Northampton, Pennsylvania.[1]

John's father was William Ward, born in Ireland and a veteran of the Napoleonic Wars, having served at Waterloo.[2] He married Elizabeth Jones. He and his wife had a daughter, Ella E. Ward, born 28 March 1861 in Mount Holly, Pennsylvania.[3][4]

Research Notes

The following census record may, or may not, be for the John and Elizabeth Ward who were Ella Ward's parents. If it is, Ella seems to have shaved a few years off her age.

"United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-23089-63380-51?cc=1727033 : accessed 22 April 2016), Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > Philadelphia Ward 15 > ED 230 > image 4 of 20; citing NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Sources

Reference Notes

  1. "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950." [1].
  2. J.A. Stafford (Personal communication, 11 July 2012).
  3. J.A. Stafford (Personal communication, 11 July 2012).
  4. Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985. Ancestry.com

Source List

  • New Castle News, Monday 16 November, 1936 (New Castle, PA) "Deaths of the Day" RE: Mrs. Ella E. Rote. Database created from microfilm copies of the newspaper, and online at Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2007.
  • "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2FZ-TS6 : accessed 25 April 2016), John Ward, 28 Nov 1838; Christening, citing PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, ALLEN TWP , NORTHAMPTON, PENNSYLVANIA; FHL microfilm 501,916.


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