Lloyd Elbern Ward

1904–2000 (Age 96)
Richland Township, Wyandot, Ohio, United States

The Life of Lloyd Elbern

When Lloyd Elbern Ward was born on 11 May 1904, in Richland Township, Wyandot, Ohio, United States, his father, Roscoe Porter Ward, was 36 and his mother, Clara A Plott, was 30. He married Lucille Nellie Lahr on 30 November 1927, in Wyandot, Ohio, United States. He died on 11 November 2000, in Ohio, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Wharton, Wyandot, Ohio, United States.

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Lloyd Elbern Ward
Lucille Nellie Lahr
Marriage: 30 November 1927

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30 November 1927
Wyandot, Ohio, United States

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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.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 2

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.

Age 25

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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.

Sources (3)

  • Lloyd E Ward, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lloyd Ward in household of Roscoe P Ward, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lloyd Ward in household of Roscoe P Ward, "United States Census, 1920"

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