Joseph Clarence Ward

20 April 1892–3 May 1941 (Age 49)
Marshall, Madison, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Joseph Clarence

When Joseph Clarence Ward was born on 20 April 1892, in Marshall, Madison, North Carolina, United States, his father, David Charles Ward, was 37 and his mother, Sarah Catherine "Kate" Ensley, was 37. He married Daisy O Henderson about 1910, in Lyons, Granville, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Flat Creek Township, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States in 1900. He died on 3 May 1941, in Buncombe, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 49.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Clarence Ward
Daisy O Henderson
Marriage: about 1910
Grady Morgan Ward
Frank David Ward Sr

Spouse and Children

about 1910
Lyons, Granville, North Carolina, United States


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 5

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 14

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Anglo-Saxon: Weard, a warden, ward keeper, guardian, watchmanScots: Ward, watch, sentinel

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Ward in household of David Ward, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Joe C. Ward in entry for Daisy Henderson Ward, "North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994"
  • Joe C. Ward in entry for Grady Morgan Ward, "North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994"

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