Mary Augustus Keir Ward

25 July 1882–22 June 1960 (Age 77)
Hamilton, New South Wales, Australia

The Life Summary of Mary Augustus Keir

When Mary Augustus Keir Ward was born on 25 July 1882, in Hamilton, New South Wales, Australia, her father, George Ward, was 23 and her mother, Keir Eden Moncrieff Ledger, was 23. She died on 22 June 1960, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

George Ward
1859–1903
Keir Eden Moncrieff Ledger
1859–1928
Joseph Ledger Ward
1880–1957
Mary Augustus Keir Ward
1882–1960
Jessie Ward
1884–1936
Abraham Ledger Ward
1886–1966
John George Ward
1889–
William Bradley Ward
1891–1892
Keireden Ward
1893–
Gertrude Ward
1896–
Alexander Maldon Ward
1898–
Alice Ismay Ward
1901–

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World Events (8)

1892
Age 10
Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.
1901
Age 19
First Federal election.
1911
Age 29
Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.

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.

Possible Related Names

Warshawsky
Guerin
Forward
Guard
Mowatt
Warde
Wardman

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