Ward Beckley Sawin

2 May 1860–6 September 1929 (Age 69)
North Bergen, Bergen, Genesee, New York, United States

The Life of Ward Beckley

When Ward Beckley Sawin was born on 2 May 1860, in North Bergen, Bergen, Genesee, New York, United States, his father, Hammond Elijah Sawin, was 25 and his mother, Louisa B. Beckley, was 25. He married Anna Mary Wiler on 15 March 1883, in Branch, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Logan Township, Kearney, Nebraska, United States in 1910. He died on 6 September 1929, in Minden, Kearney, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Minden Cemetery, Minden, Kearney, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ward Beckley Sawin
Anna Mary Wiler
Marriage: 15 March 1883
Hammond E. Sawin
Rollin Sawin
Mildred Sawin

Spouse and Children

15 March 1883
Branch, Michigan, United States



    Rollin Sawin


    Mildred Sawin


Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 7

Nebraska is the 37th state.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ward Sawin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ward Sawin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ward Beckley Sawins, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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