William Ward

19 December 1842–20 January 1869 (Age 26)
Belgrave, Leicestershire, England

The Life Summary of William

When William Ward was born on 19 December 1842, in Belgrave, Leicestershire, England, his father, Thomas Ward Sr, was 41 and his mother, Truelove Latham, was 40. He lived in Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Leicester St Margaret, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. He died on 20 January 1869, in Kanosh, Millard, Utah Territory, United States, at the age of 26.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Ward Sr
1801–1878
Truelove Latham
1802–1880
Mary Latham Ward
1822–1875
Ann Ward
1823–
Hannah Ward
1825–1913
Catherine Ward
1827–1871
Sarah Ward
1830–1900
Rachel Ward
1832–1868
Phebe Ward
1834–1878
Thomas Ward
1837–1922
Truelove Ward
1838–1926
William Ward
1842–1869
Betsy Ward
1847–1851

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World Events (8)

1843
Age 1
Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1846
Age 4
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850
Age 8
The state known as Utah began when Brigham Young led a group of LDS pilgrims seeking freedom from religious persecution into the Great Salt Lake Valley, where they established a settlement in 1847. The golden spike completing the first transcontinental railroad line was driven at Promontory, Utah, in 1869, leading to a further influx of settlers.

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
Mowatt
Wardman
Guerin
Forward
Guard
Warde

Story Highlight

William Ward's Attached Documents - Dec 21, 2017

1942 Birth 19 December. Son of Thomas Ward & Truelove. Chr. in Belgrave, Leicester, Engl. 1843 Christening 12 March. Son of Thomas Ward & Truelove; Belgrave, Leicester, England 1851 E&W Census. St …

Sources (12)

  • William Ward in household of Thomas Ward, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • William Ward in household of Thomas Ward, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • William Latham Ward, "Utah, FamilySearch, Early Church Information File, 1830-1900"

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