William J. Ward

11 March 1844–13 November 1844
St. Joseph, Indiana, United States

The Life of William J.

When William J. Ward was born on 11 March 1844, in St. Joseph, Indiana, United States, his father, Franklin Hazelton Ward, was 26 and his mother, Susannah McMullen, was 16. He died on 13 November 1844, in his hometown, at the age of 0.

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Franklin Hazelton Ward
Susannah McMullen
William J. Ward
Phoebe Ann Ward
Christian Holler Ward
John A. Ward
James Perry Ward
Franklin Dunn Ward
George Sylvester Ward

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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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  • William J Ward, "United States, Cemetery Abstracts, 1949-1969"
  • William J. Ward, "Find A Grave Index"

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