When Lillie M. Ward was born on 26 April 1872, in Colorado, United States, her father, Hiram Ward, was 42 and her mother, Sarah Ann Starr, was 41. She lived in Chicaskia Township, Harper, Kansas, United States in 1880. She died on 4 May 1915, at the age of 43.
English: occupational name for a watchman or guard, from Middle English ward ‘watchman, guard’ (Old English weard, used as both an agent noun and an abstract noun).
English: occupational name from Middle English warde ‘armed guard’ (Old English weard ‘watching, guarding’), with the same meaning as 1 above.
Irish: shortened form of McWard, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Bhaird ‘son of the poet’. The surname occurs throughout Ireland, where three different branches of the family are known as professional poets.
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