Delia E Ward

1846–
New York, United States

The Life of Delia E

When Delia E Ward was born in 1846, in New York, United States, her father, Thomas Ward, was 33 and her mother, Elizabeth Orra Bonner, was 29. She lived in Palmer, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States in 1850 and Oak Grove, Dodge, Wisconsin Territory, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Ward
1813–
Elizabeth Orra Bonner
1817–
G A Rufyles
1844–
Delia E Ward
1846–
Aurelius W Ward
1849–
Frank W Ward
1851–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

    G A Rufyles

    Male1844–Male

    Female1846–Female

    Aurelius W Ward

    Male1849–Male

    Frank W Ward

    Male1851–Male

World Events (8)

1846

Age 0

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 35

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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 (2)

  • Adelia Ward in household of David A Coleman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Delia E Ward in household of Thomas Ward, "United States Census, 1850"

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