George H. Ward

1809–
Tennessee, United States

The Life of George H.

George H. Ward was born in 1809, in Tennessee, United States. He married Jane L. Griffith about 27 September 1830. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters.

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George H. Ward
1809–
Jane L. Griffith
1813–1896
Marriage: about 27 September 1830
William M. Ward
1833–1890
Mary Serelda Ward
1835–
Hyrum Ward
1842–
Ellen Ward
1843–
Cyntha Ward
Daniel Ward

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 27 September 1830
children

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1812

Age 3

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 26

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1846

Age 37

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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 (2)

  • George Ward, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Washington Ward, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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