Sarah Alice Ward

25 September 1852–7 July 1912 (Age 59)
Painted Post, Erwin, Steuben, New York, United States

The Life of Sarah Alice

When Sarah Alice Ward was born on 25 September 1852, in Painted Post, Erwin, Steuben, New York, United States, her father, Alexis John Ward, was 23 and her mother, Rachael Maria Wood, was 18. She married Frank Marion Gates in 1868. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Evangeline Township, Charlevoix, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Charlevoix, Michigan, United States in 1910. She died on 7 July 1912, at the age of 59, and was buried in Boyne City, Charlevoix, Michigan, United States.

Photos & Memories (4)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Frank Marion Gates
1846–1925
Sarah Alice Ward
1852–1912
Marriage: 1868
Helen M Or Nellie Gates
1871–1900
Leon Earl Gates
1873–1940
Francis E Gates
1878–1880
Frances E Gates
1878–
William Artel Gates
1884–1948
Charles Clyde Gates
1893–1939

Spouse and Children

    Frank Marion Gates

    Male1846–1925Male

    Female1852–1912Female

MARRIAGE
1868
children

(6)

    Helen M Or Nellie Gates

    Female1871–1900Female

    Leon Earl Gates

    Male1873–1940Male

    Francis E Gates

    Male1878–1880Male

    Frances E Gates

    Female1878–Female

    William Artel Gates

    Male1884–1948Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Alexis John Ward

    Male1828–1864Male

    Rachael Maria Wood

    Female1834–1913Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

Age 2

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.
1863

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 16

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Gates in household of Franklin Gates, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sarah Ward in household of Spencer Haines, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah Ward in household of James Cady, "United States Census, 1860"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.