George Ward

Brief Life History of George

George Ward was born about 1847, in Aldeburgh, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. He married Margaret Ward about 1872, in Aldeburgh, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Suffolk, England, United Kingdom in 1861. He died in Aldeburgh, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

George Ward
1847–
Margaret Ward
1851–
Marriage: about 1872
Mildred Ward
1877–
Margaret Ward
1877–
Phoebe Elizabeth Ward
1877–
Cissy Ward
1880–
Eliza Ward
1880–
Elsie Ward
1880–
Hilda Ward
1885–
Ernest Ward
1886–
Alice Ward
1887–
Edward John Ward
1889–1960

Sources (5)

  • George Ward in household of Thomas Ward, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • George, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • George Ward in entry for Phoebe Elizabeth Ward, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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World Events (7)

1854 · The Crimean War

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

1884

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a watchman or guard, from Middle English ward ‘watchman, guard’ (Old English weard, used as both an agent noun and an abstract noun).

English: occupational name from Middle English warde ‘armed guard’ (Old English weard ‘watching, guarding’), with the same meaning as 1 above.

Irish: shortened 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.

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

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