Cora P. Ward

1 February 1868–20 May 1950 (Age 82)
Newton, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Cora P.

Cora P. Ward was born on 1 February 1868, in Newton, Indiana, United States. She married Thaddeus 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 Pierce, Washington, United States in 1900 and Tacoma Election Precinct, Pierce, Washington, United States in 1940. She died on 20 May 1950, in 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

Thaddeus 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

Spouse and Children

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


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    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.
    1889 · Washington Becomes a State
    Age 21
    On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.
    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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    Sources (21)

    • Cora Ward in entry for Virgil Roscoe Ward, "Washington, County Birth Registers, 1873-1965"
    • Casy Ward, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Cora Ward in entry for Ralph H Ward, "Washington, Pierce County Marriage Returns, 1891-1938"

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