Ward Flower Elwood

2 February 1873–19 November 1935 (Age 62)
Elwood, Clinton, Iowa, United States

The Life of Ward Flower

When Ward Flower Elwood was born on 2 February 1873, in Elwood, Clinton, Iowa, United States, his father, Kinsey Elwood, was 46 and his mother, Percey Elizabeth Dawes, was 37. He married Mayme Eva Kennedy on 3 March 1901. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Platteville, Grant, Wisconsin, United States in 1910 and Outlook, Sheridan, Montana, United States in 1920. He died on 19 November 1935, in Kalispell, Flathead, Montana, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Kalispell, Flathead, Montana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ward Flower Elwood
Mayme Eva Kennedy
Marriage: 3 March 1901
Bernice Esther Elwood
Beryl Thelma Elwood

Spouse and Children

3 March 1901


    Bernice Esther Elwood



Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1876 · Battle of Littlebig Horn

Age 3

Known as Custer's Last Stand, the Battle of Littlebig Horn took place on June 25 1876 and ended on June 26 1876. The battle was between the Lakota and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Calvary Regiment of the United States Army, headed by Colonel George Armstrong Custer. Custer was killed in the battle.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 17

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:1. habitational name from a place in Gloucestershire, which is probably named from Old English ellern ‘elder tree’ + wudu ‘wood’. 2. from the Old English personal name Ælfweald, composed of the elements ælf ‘elf’ + weald ‘rule’. In the British Isles this spelling is now found predominantly in northern Ireland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ward Elwood in household of Kinsey Elwood, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • Ward Elwood in household of Kinsey Elwood, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ward F Elwood in household of Albert G Elwood, "United States Census, 1900"

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