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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John Ward
Deborah Hinckley
John Ward
Joseph Reuben Ward
Samuel Ward
Polly Ward
Franklin Ward
Ransom Ward
Nathaniel Ward
Ansel Ward
Loyal Ward
Deborah Ward
Laura Ward
Alexis Ward
Clarissa Ward

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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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