Rachael Mary Gaddis

Brief Life History of Rachael Mary

When Rachael Mary Gaddis was born in 1829, in Habersham, Georgia, United States, her father, Dennis Mathias Gaddis, was 24 and her mother, Nancy Ann Stover, was 20. She married Sgt Henry Washington Ward on 24 December 1846, in Lumpkin, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 10 daughters. She lived in District 900, Lumpkin, Georgia, United States in 1850 and Gaddistown, Union, Georgia, United States in 1880. She died on 9 February 1894, in Union, Georgia, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Mount Airy Cemetery, Union, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sgt Henry Washington Ward
1820–1897
Rachael Mary Gaddis
1829–1894
Marriage: 24 December 1846
Margaret Calara Ward
1848–1892
Nancy Ovalean P. Ward
1849–1894
Arminda Louisa Ward
1851–1933
Rachael Artifitia Ward
1853–1933
Mary Ann Ward
1855–1924
William Thomas Ward
1857–1934
Sarah Caroline Ward
1859–1916
Lydia Elizabeth Althatine Missouri Ward
1862–1936
Josephine Ward
1862–1913
Joseph Ward
1864–1880
Henry Washington Ward Jr.
1867–1933
Rachael Ward
1870–1872
Amanda Ward
1871–

Sources (22)

  • Rachel Ward in household of Henry Ward, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Racheal M. Gaddis - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Rachael Gaddis
  • Rachel Gaddis, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

1832

Historical Boundaries: 1832: Union, Georgia, United States

1850

Historical Boundaries: 1850: Union, Georgia, United States

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from the lands of Geddes (Nairnshire). This surname is now rare in Britain.

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

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