Sarah C Ward

26 April 1871–20 January 1948 (Age 76)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Sarah C

When Sarah C Ward was born on 26 April 1871, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Lorenzo Dow Ward Sr., was 36 and her mother, Mary Ann Dyer, was 27. She married William Reeves Billings about 1891. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Boone Township, Watauga, North Carolina, United States in 1940 and Vilas, Watauga, North Carolina, United States in 1948. She died on 20 January 1948, in North Carolina, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Adams Cemetery, Vilas, Watauga, North Carolina, United States.

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William Reeves Billings
Sarah C Ward
Marriage: about 1891
Florence Etta Billings
Dorris Victoria Billings
Lester Lowe Billings
Frank Morris Billings

Spouse and Children

about 1891


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 6

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 25

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Sallie Billings in household of William R Billings, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sarah C Billings in household of William R Billings, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sallie Billings in household of W Reeves Billings, "United States Census, 1930"

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