Susan Ward

1839–Female
Floyd, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Susan

When Susan Ward was born in 1839, in Floyd, Kentucky, United States, her father, Hezekiah "Kyle" Ward, was 36 and her mother, Elizabeth Bowen, was 29. She married Isaac Stapleton on 5 September 1856, in Johnson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Johnson, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years and Magisterial District 6 Sycamore, Johnson, Kentucky, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Stapleton
1839–
Susan Ward
1839–
Marriage: 5 September 1856
Matilda J. Stapleton
1857–1858
Francis M. Stapleton
1866–
William Peter Stapleton
1859–1931
Amanda M. Stapleton
1860–

Spouse and Children

    Isaac Stapleton

    Male1839–Male

    Female1839–Female

MARRIAGE
5 September 1856
Johnson, Kentucky, United States
children

(4)

    Matilda J. Stapleton

    Female1857–1858Female

    William Peter Stapleton

    Male1859–1931Male

    Amanda M. Stapleton

    Female1860–Female

    Francis M. Stapleton

    Male1866–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

    Sarah Ann Ward

    Female1825–1891Female

    Male1826–1913Male

    Mary "Polly" Ward

    Female1829–1904Female

    Matilda Ward

    Female1833–1850Female

    Adam Isaac Ward

    Male1835–1904Male

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 11

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 31

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.

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)

  • Susen Stopleton in household of Isaac Stopleton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Susan Stapleton in household of Isaac Stapleton, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Susan Ward in household of Hezekiah Ward, "United States Census, 1850"

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