John R Warden

19 March 1859–16 March 1919 (Age 59)
Polk, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of John R

When John R Warden was born on 19 March 1859, in Polk, Iowa, United States, his father, John Warden, was 38 and his mother, Eleanor Wolgamott, was 32. He married Virginia Echolean Miller on 19 November 1884, in Ringgold, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Madison Township, Polk, Iowa, United States in 1860 and Fletchall Township, Worth, Missouri, United States for about 40 years. He died on 16 March 1919, in Grant City, Worth, Missouri, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Grant City Cemetery, Grant City, Worth, Missouri, United States.

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John R Warden
Virginia Echolean Miller
Marriage: 19 November 1884
John Thompson " Todd" Warden
Raymond Warden
Vesta Beatrice Warden

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 November 1884Ringgold, Iowa, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
    Age 4
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 16
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: occupational name for a watchman or guard, from Anglo-Norman French wardein, Old French gardein ‘one who keeps guard, a warden’, i.e. a gate-keeper, porter, or sentinel.English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Bedfordshire, County Durham, Kent, Northumerland, and Northamptonshire, called Warden, from Old English weard ‘watch’ + dūn ‘hill’. Compare Wardlaw and Wardle 2.

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

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    Sources (14)

    • John Worden in household of Perry Worden, "United States Census, 1880"
    • John Wardin in household of John Wardin, "United States Census, 1870"
    • John R. Warden in entry for Ray Warden, "Missouri Births and Christenings, 1827-1935"

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