Ann Ward

1750–
Isle of Wight, Virginia, United States

The Life of Ann

When Ann Ward was born in 1750, in Isle of Wight, Virginia, United States, her father, Francis Ward, was 35 and her mother, Ann, was 32.

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Family Time Line

Francis Ward
1715–1769
Ann
1718–
Francis Ward
1730–1800
Nathan Ward
1736–1793
Britain Ward
1738–1782
John Ward
1740–
Joseph Ward
1744–
James Ward
1746–
Ann Ward
1750–
Constant Ward
1752–
Mary Ward
1754–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Francis Ward

    Male1730–1800Male

    Nathan Ward

    Male1736–1793Male

    Male1738–1782Male

    Male1740–Male

    Male1744–Male

+4 More Children

World Events (3)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 8

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.
1776

Age 26

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 26

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""

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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