Edmund Ward

16 June 1812–2 November 1892 (Age 80)
Wolcott, Wolcott, Wayne, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Edmund

When Edmund Ward was born on 16 June 1812, in Wolcott, Wolcott, Wayne, New York, United States, his father, Joseph Reuben Ward, was 30 and his mother, Mary Christine Poultre Dit De La Vigne, was 19. He married Nancy Charlotte Titus on 10 September 1835, in Kelleys Island, Erie, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 2 November 1892, in Kelleys Island, Erie, Ohio, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Kelleys Island, Kelleys Island Village, Erie, Ohio, United States.

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Edmund Ward
Nancy Charlotte Titus
Marriage: 10 September 1835
Melissa Ward
John W. Ward
Emily C. Ward
Uriah L. Ward
Hettie E. Ward
Mary S. Ward
Edward W Ward
Burton A. Ward

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819
Age 7
With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
Age 11
On 11 April 1823, Wayne County was formed by combining portions of Seneca and Ontario counties.
1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 24
Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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.

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Sources (9)

  • Edward Ward, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Edmund Ward, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Edmund Ward, "United States Census, 1870"

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