Colin Campbell Ward

8 March 1837–
Kings, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Colin Campbell

When Colin Campbell Ward was born on 8 March 1837, in Kings, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, John Simeon Ward, was 59 and his mother, Sarah Olive Palmeter, was 64. He had at least 1 daughter with Susan Stevens. He lived in Wayland, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1910 and Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1920.

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Family Time Line

Colin Campbell Ward
1837–
Susan Stevens
1837–1916
Hattie Olive Ward
1864–

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children

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World Events (8)

1846

Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1861

Age 24

In 1861, Hants County was divided for court sessional purposes into two districts named East Hants and West Hants.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 31

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

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 (3)

  • Collin C Ward, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Colin Ward, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Colin Ward in household of Benjamin K Bosworth, "United States Census, 1920"

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