Beryl Maud Ward

3 February 1896–16 March 1961 (Age 65)
Seattle, King, Washington, United States

The Life of Beryl Maud

When Beryl Maud Ward was born on 3 February 1896, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, her father, George Edgar Ward, was 36 and her mother, Amelia Ellen Woolfenden, was 34. She married James William Jones on 8 March 1930, in Snohomish, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Marietta, Whatcom, Washington, United States in 1940. She died on 16 March 1961, in Trout Creek, Sanders, Montana, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Rathdrum, Kootenai, Idaho, United States.

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James William Jones
Beryl Maud Ward
Marriage: 8 March 1930
Barbara Ann Jones
Janice Leigh Jones

Spouse and Children

8 March 1930
Snohomish, Washington, United States


    Barbara Ann Jones


    Janice Leigh Jones


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Age 10

Historical Boundaries - 1906: Sanders, Montana, United States
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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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Sources (3)

  • Beryle Jones in household of James W Jones, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Beyrl M Ward in household of George E Ward, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Beryl M Ward in household of Edgar G Ward, "United States Census, 1910"

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