Thomas Rozier Ward

2 September 1904–15 April 1957 (Age 52)
Little River, Horry, South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas Rozier

When Thomas Rozier Ward was born on 2 September 1904, in Little River, Horry, South Carolina, United States, his father, George Thomas Ward, was 31 and his mother, Donie Eldora Hall, was 22. He had at least 4 sons and 1 daughter with Clara Helen Halks. He died on 15 April 1957, in Horry, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Pleasant Plains Cemetery, Worthams Ferry, Horry, South Carolina, United States.

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Thomas Rozier Ward
Clara Helen Halks
James Norwood Ward
Tommie Leroy Ward
Billy Don Ward
Anne Ruth Ward
Danny Ward

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels
Age 2
The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched
Age 12
South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
Age 15
The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

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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Sources (5)

  • Thomas R Ward in household of George T Ward, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Tommy B Ward, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"
  • Tommie R Ward in entry for Clara Helen Halks Ward, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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