Lorenzo Nielsen Ward

1869–1941 (Age 72)
Hyrum, Cache, Utah Territory, United States

The Life of Lorenzo Nielsen

When Lorenzo Nielsen Ward was born on 18 July 1869, in Hyrum, Cache, Utah Territory, United States, his father, George Plant Ward, was 41 and his mother, Nielsine Dorthea Nielsen, was 22. He married Ruth Rosehannah Jones on 2 December 1891, in Logan, Cache, Utah Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in United States in 1940. He died on 12 December 1941, in Iona, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Iona Cemetery, Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lorenzo Nielsen Ward
1869–1941
Ruth Rosehannah Jones
1874–1951
Marriage: 2 December 1891
Ruth Jones Ward
1892–1955
Lorenzo Jones Ward
1894–1952
George Jones Ward
1896–1979
Ward
1900–1900
Rossene Jones Ward
1901–1991
James Jones Ward
1903–1992
Wilford Jones Ward
1905–1984
Mary Emma Jones Ward
1906–1906
Bertha Jones Ward
1907–1992
Ward
1910–1910
Delbert Jones Ward
1912–1998
Daughter Ward
1915–1915
Twin Ward
1917–1917
Daughter Ward(1)
1917–1917

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
2 December 1891
Logan, Cache, Utah Territory, United States
children

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

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+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 1

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1890

Age 21

Idaho is the 43rd state.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

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and grandpa fell over the dashboard of the buggy and broke his neck and he died instantly. Father rode a horse to Rexburg to attend his funeral and it took him all day to get there. During his stay h …

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Sources (3)

  • Lerenzo Nielson Ward, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • L N Ward, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lorenzo Ward in household of Sena Ward, "United States Census, 1870"

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