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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Family Time Line

Franklin Hazelton Ward
1818–1887
Susannah McMullen
1827–1874
William J. Ward
1844–1844
Phoebe Ann Ward
1846–1918
Christian Holler Ward
1848–1926
John A. Ward
1849–1852
James Perry Ward
1852–1876
Franklin Dunn Ward
1855–1935
George Sylvester Ward
1858–1858

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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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