Cora P. Ward

Female1 February 1868–20 May 1950

Brief Life History of Cora P.

Cora P. Ward was born on 1 February 1868, in Newton, Indiana, United States as the daughter of William J Ward. She married Thadeus Harrison Ward on 21 March 1886, in Orleans, Harlan, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States for about 20 years and Tacoma Election Precinct, Pierce, Washington, United States in 1940. She died on 20 May 1950, in Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thadeus Harrison Ward
Cora P. Ward
Marriage: 21 March 1886
Theodora Louise Ward
Ralph Harrison Ward
Carl S Ward
Sherman Wesley Ward
Gaylord Harlon Ward
Virgil Ward

Sources (25)

  • Casy Ward, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Cora P - Government record: birth-name: Cora P
  • Cora Ward, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 March 1886Orleans, Harlan, Nebraska, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 2

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.


    Age 5

    Historical Boundaries: 1873: Furnas, Nebraska, United States

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 22

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    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.

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

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