Ansel Ward

22 April 1792–from 1793 to 1882
Auburn, Cayuga, New York, United States

The Life of Ansel

When Ansel Ward was born on 22 April 1792, in Auburn, Cayuga, New York, United States, his father, John Ward, was 31 and his mother, Deborah Hinckley, was 30. He died from 1793 to 1882, at the age of 90.

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Family Time Line

John Ward
1760–1829
Deborah Hinckley
1762–1841
John Ward
1779–1840
Joseph Reuben Ward
1781–1842
Samuel Ward
1783–1784
Polly Ward
1784–
Franklin Ward
1786–1830
Ransom Ward
1788–1827
Nathaniel Ward
1790–1833
Ansel Ward
1792–1882
Loyal Ward
1794–
Deborah Ward
1796–1890
Laura Ward
1799–1893
Alexis Ward
1802–1855
Clarissa Ward
1804–1898

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World Events (3)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 2

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 5

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 8

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

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)

  • Ansel Ward, "Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Ansel Ward, "Vermont, Births and Christenings, 1765-1908"

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