Benjamin Franklin Ware

11 July 1860–18 January 1925 (Age 64)
Guardian, Webster, West Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Benjamin Franklin

When Benjamin Franklin Ware was born on 11 July 1860, in Guardian, Webster, West Virginia, United States, his father, Christian Brooks Ware, was 22 and his mother, Mary Malinda Cogar, was 19. He married Mary Susan Skidmore on 27 April 1882, in Braxton, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Webster, West Virginia, United States in 1900 and Holly, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years. He died on 18 January 1925, in Guardian, Webster, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Guardian, Webster, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Franklin Ware
1860–1925
Mary Susan Skidmore
1862–1918
Marriage: 27 April 1882
Homer Lloyd Ware
1882–1917
Malinda Ware
1885–1971
Christopher Ware
1888–1888
Mazura Evelyn Ware
1890–1931
Jemina Ann Ware
1891–1891
Ida Belle Ware
1892–1977
Nora Edna Ware
1894–1956
Nola Camden Ware
1897–1983
Ola Lee Ware
1897–1987
Henry Oren Ware
1900–1908
Russell Raymond Ware
1902–1921

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 April 1882Braxton, West Virginia, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    World Events (8)

    1861 · The Battle of Manassas
    Age 1
    The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 
    1863
    Age 3
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 21
    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

    English:topographic name for someone who lived by or looked after a dam or weir on a river (from Old English wær, wer, Middle English war(e), warre, wer(e), werre ‘weir’), or a habitational name from a place called with this word, such as Weare (Somerset), Weare Giffard (Devon), or Ware (Hertfordshire).topographic name for someone who lived by a horse pond or fish pond, from Anglo-Norman French, Middle English wayour, which became early modern English ware, wear.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Wares
    Warr
    Wear
    Wyer
    Weir

    Sources (25)

    • Benjamin F Ware, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Benjamin F Ware in entry for Ida Bell Clifton, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"
    • Benjamin B Ware, "United States Census, 1900"

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