Lucretia Hovis

January 1833–
Apple Creek, Perry, Missouri, United States

The Life of Lucretia

When Lucretia Hovis was born in January 1833, in Apple Creek, Perry, Missouri, United States, her father, Moses Caleb Hovis, was 32 and her mother, Catharine Rhyne, was 31. She married Andrew Jackson L Ward before June 1850, in Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in St. Francois Township, Wayne, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Cowan Township, Wayne, Missouri, United States for about 10 years.

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Andrew Jackson L Ward
Lucretia Hovis
Marriage: before June 1850
James Pinckney Ward
Andrew C. Ward
Mary E. Ward
Susan S Ward
Frederick L Ward
Martha J Ward
Lawson Lee Ward
Fielding Eucebious Ward
Ann Ward
Jackson Bruce Ward

Spouse and Children

    Andrew Jackson L Ward



before June 1850
Missouri, United States


    James Pinckney Ward


    Susan S Ward


    Frederick L Ward


    Martha J Ward


    Andrew C. Ward


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1834 · Zion's Camp

Age 1

Joseph Smith, Jr. and a group of 200 volunteers departed Kirkland, Ohio, to aid scattered Latter-day Saints. The group known as Zion's Camp arrived to the Fishing River on June 19. A mob had gathered to attack and disjoin the group. A storm swept through the area and the river rose over 30 feet, which caused the mob to scatter.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 32

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Latinized form of Dutch Hof or Hove .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lucretia Ward in household of Andrew J Ward, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lucrece Ward in household of Andrew J Ward, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lucretia Ward in household of Andrew J L Ward, "United States Census, 1860"

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