Henry Ward

1822–18 November 1907 (Age 85)
Benacre, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Henry

Henry Ward was born in 1822, in Benacre, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. He married Sarah Anne Nunn on 6 February 1844, in Covehithe, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Covehithe, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died on 18 November 1907, in York, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Henry Ward
1822–1907
Sarah Anne Nunn
1827–1855
Marriage: 6 February 1844
Elizabeth Ward
1845–
John Ward
1847–1878
Phoebe Ward
1850–
Esther Ward
1851–1903
Henry Ward
1854–1921

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 February 1844
Covehithe, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom
children

(5)

    Elizabeth Ward

    Female1845–Female

    John Ward

    Male1847–1878Male

    Phoebe Ward

    Female1850–Female

    Esther Ward

    Female1851–1903Female

    Henry Ward

    Male1854–1921Male

World Events (7)

1823

Age 1

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 11

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 32

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a watchman or guard, from Old English weard ‘guard’ (used as both an agent noun and an abstract noun).2 Irish: reduced 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.3 Surname adopted by bearers of the Jewish surname Warshawski, Warshawsky or some other Jewish name bearing some similarity to the English name.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Henry Ward, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Henry Ward, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Henry Ward in entry for John Abbott and Esther Ward, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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