John Ernest Ware

18 December 1880–19 October 1949 (Age 68)
Brookings, South Dakota, United States

The Life of John Ernest

When John Ernest Ware was born on 18 December 1880, in Brookings, South Dakota, United States, his father, George Judson Ware, was 24 and his mother, Amanda Mathilda Norton, was 20. He had at least 1 daughter with Myrtle Iona Reeves. He lived in Volga, Brookings, South Dakota, United States in 1920 and Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 10 years. He died on 19 October 1949, in Ventura, Ventura, California, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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John Ernest Ware
Myrtle Iona Reeves
Ethel E Ware

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    Ethel E Ware


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    Raymond Norton Ware


    Elizabeth Ethelyn Ware



    Mary B. Ware


World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 11

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English:1. topographic name for someone who lived by a dam or weir on a river (Old English wær, wer), or a habitational name from a place named with this word, such as Ware in Hertfordshire. 2. nickname for a cautious person, from Middle English war(e) ‘wary’, ‘prudent’ (Old English (ge)wær).

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

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Sources (3)

  • John E Ware, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John E Ware, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John E Ware, "United States Census, 1910"

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