Ona Altius Ward

Brief Life History of Ona Altius

When Ona Altius Ward was born on 16 January 1912, in Texas, United States, her father, Millard Lee Ward, was 26 and her mother, Martha "Mattie" Emma Simmons, was 24. She married Floyd Melvin Joseph Joe Milhoan on 28 August 1930, in Clovis, Curry, New Mexico, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Sidney, Comanche, Texas, United States in 1920 and Justice Precinct 2, Randall, Texas, United States in 1930. She died on 16 January 2000, in Comanche, Texas, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Sidney, Comanche, Texas, United States.

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Floyd Melvin Joseph Joe Milhoan
Ona Altius Ward
Marriage: 28 August 1930
Thelma Lois Milhoan
Roy Joe Milhoan

Sources (9)

  • Ina Ward in household of Millard N Ward, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ona Altius Ward Milhoan, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Ona Altus Milhoan, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

1935 · The FBI is Established

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a watchman or guard, from Middle English ward ‘watchman, guard’ (Old English weard, used as both an agent noun and an abstract noun).

English: occupational name from Middle English warde ‘armed guard’ (Old English weard ‘watching, guarding’), with the same meaning as 1 above.

Irish: shortened 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.

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

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