Ora Mabel Ward

June 1899–2 October 1985 (Age 86)
Putnam, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Ora Mabel

When Ora Mabel Ward was born in June 1899, in Putnam, Tennessee, United States, her father, Elmos Franklin Ward, was 44 and her mother, Rebecca Elizabeth Gossage, was 41. She lived in Civil District 20, Putnam, Tennessee, United States in 1910 and Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States in 1930. She died on 2 October 1985, in Tennessee, United States, at the age of 86.

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Harold Clinton Weathers
Ora Mabel Ward

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Elmos Franklin Ward


    Rebecca Elizabeth Gossage




+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 1

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 24

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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)

  • Ora M Withers in household of Harold C Withers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ora M Ward in household of Frank Ward, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ora M Ward in household of Frank E Ward, "United States Census, 1910"

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