Estella Ward

13 October 1887–6 July 1964 (Age 76)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Estella

When Estella Ward was born on 13 October 1887, in Alabama, United States, her father, Napoleon Atla Ward, was 32 and her mother, Sarah Amanda Johnson, was 31. She married William David Haynes on 27 September 1914, in Callahan, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Election Precinct 1 Brindley, DeKalb, Alabama, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 4, Callahan, Texas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 6 July 1964, in Haskell, Haskell, Texas, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in United States.

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William David Haynes
Estella Ward
Marriage: 27 September 1914
Rivers Dale Haynes
James Laman Haynes

Spouse and Children

    William David Haynes



27 September 1914
Callahan, Texas, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Napoleon Atla Ward


    Sarah Amanda Johnson




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 7

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 21

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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)

  • Estelle Haynes in household of Will Haynes, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Estell Ward in household of Nepolian A Ward, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Stella Ward in household of Napoleon Ward, "United States Census, 1900"

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