Jesse Eugene Ward

21 May 1897–10 July 1971 (Age 74)
Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Jesse Eugene

When Jesse Eugene Ward was born on 21 May 1897, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Joshua Noble Ward, was 40 and his mother, Annabelle Tye, was 24. He married Florence Mary Cain on 21 January 1916, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 2, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 30 years. He died on 10 July 1971, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Taylorsville, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Eugene Ward
1897–1971
Florence Mary Cain
1898–1988
Marriage: 21 January 1916
Anna Virginia Ward
1917–1983
Walter Eugene Ward
1920–1991
Lila June Ward
1923–2001
Carol Lavon Ward
1938–2007

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 January 1916Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 1
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1899 · The Salt Palace Convention Center
    Age 2
    The original Salt Palace was built in 1899 and It stood on 900 South, between State Street and Main Street. The Salt Palace was a frame structure covered in large pieces of rock salt, which gave it its name. The Salt Palace was destroyed by fire on August 29, 1910 and was replaced by the Majestic Hall. This Hall only lasted for a while during the remodel of the Salt Palace. The Salt Palace served as the Olympic Media Center during the 2002 Winter Olympics. Salt Lake Comic Con has been held at the Salt Palace Convention Center since September 2013.
    1917
    Age 20
    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a watchman or guard, from Middle English ward ‘watchman, guard’ (Old English weard, used as both an agent noun and an abstract noun).English: occupational name from Middle English warde ‘armed guard’ (Old English weard ‘watching, guarding’), with the same meaning as 1 above.Irish: shortened 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.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Warshawsky
    Wardman
    Warde

    Sources (56)

    • Jesse Eugene Ward, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Jesse E in entry for Clarence Frank Camomile and Anna Virginia Ward, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"
    • Jesse Eugene Ward, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

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