Millard Hampton Ward

8 May 1868–30 January 1951 (Age 82)
Cartecay, Gilmer, Georgia, United States

The Life of Millard Hampton

When Millard Hampton Ward was born on 8 May 1868, in Cartecay, Gilmer, Georgia, United States, his father, Hampton Percival Ward, was 23 and his mother, Caroline Virctoria Edwards, was 23. He married Monerva Fowler on 22 February 1891, in Gilmer, Georgia, United States. He lived in Fort Oglethorpe, Catoosa, Georgia, United States in 1930 and District 1109, Catoosa, Georgia, United States in 1940. He died on 30 January 1951, in Catoosa, Georgia, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Cohutta, Whitfield, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Millard Hampton Ward
Sarah Annie Dycus
Marriage: 3 April 1898
Benjamin Dycus
Logan Ward
Lon Ward
Cleo Bertha Ward
Robert Lee Ward
Nola May Ward
Fred Chester Ward
Millie Ward

Spouse and Children

3 April 1898
Whitfield, Georgia, United States


    Benjamin Dycus


    Logan Ward


    Lon Ward


    Cleo Bertha Ward


    Robert Lee Ward


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Hampton Percival Ward


    Caroline Virctoria Edwards





    Mattie Mary Ward


    Nancy Ward


    John W Ward



+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 2

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 22

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

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)

  • Millard Ward in household of Garvin Thacker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Millard H Ward in household of Hampton Ward, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Millard H Ward, "United States Census, 1920"

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