Colin Campbell Ward

8 March 1837–19 July 1922 (Age 85)
Kings, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life Summary 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. He died on 19 July 1922, in Norton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 85.

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Colin Campbell Ward
Susan Stevens
Hattie Olive Ward

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World Events (7)

Age 9
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
Age 24
In 1861, Hants County was divided for court sessional purposes into two districts named East Hants and West Hants.
Age 32

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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  • 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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