Lizzie Ward

4 January 1871–12 January 1895 (Age 24)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Lizzie

When Lizzie Ward was born on 4 January 1871, in Missouri, United States, her father, John Ward, was 32 and her mother, Mary Stacy, was 14. She married Frank B. Ketterer on 28 March 1894, in Hannibal, Marion, Missouri, United States. She lived in Brookfield, Linn, Missouri, United States in 1880. She died on 12 January 1895, in Hannibal, Marion, Missouri, United States, at the age of 24, and was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Marion, Missouri, United States.

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Frank B. Ketterer
Lizzie Ward
Marriage: 28 March 1894

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    Frank B. Ketterer



28 March 1894
Hannibal, Marion, Missouri, United States

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 1

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 10

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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  • Lizzie Ward in household of John Ward, "United States Census, 1880"

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