David Ward

24 March 1806–
Standish, Cumberland, Maine, United States

The Life of David

When David Ward was born on 24 March 1806, in Standish, Cumberland, Maine, United States, his father, Jonathan Ward, was 32 and his mother, Sarah Ann Hall, was 34.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Ward
1774–1809
Sarah Ann Hall
1771–1868
George Ward
1794–
Sarah Ward
1798–
William Ward
1799–
Jacob H Ward
1802–1885
Isaac Hall Ward
1804–1870
David Ward
1806–

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+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1808

Age 2

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812

Age 6

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1820

Age 14

Maine is the 23rd state.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a watchman or guard, from Old English weard ‘guard’ (used as both an agent noun and an abstract noun).2 Irish: reduced 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.3 Surname adopted by bearers of the Jewish surname Warshawski, Warshawsky or some other Jewish name bearing some similarity to the English name.

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

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