Julia Caroline Ward

17 November 1877–1969 (Age 91)
Albion, Peel, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Julia Caroline

When Julia Caroline Ward was born on 17 November 1877, in Albion, Peel, Ontario, Canada, her father, George Henry Ward Sr., was 41 and her mother, Ann Wilson, was 33. She married Henry Sheardown on 23 September 1903, in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada. She lived in York, Ontario, Canada in 1901 and Alberta, Canada in 1916. She died in 1969, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

Henry Sheardown
Julia Caroline Ward
Marriage: 23 September 1903

Spouse and Children

23 September 1903
Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada

Parents and Siblings

    George Henry Ward Sr.


    Ann Wilson




    Elizabeth Ann Ward



    Mary Jane Ward


    George Henry Ward Jr.



World Events (7)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 6

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.
1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

Age 9

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 29

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ward Julia C Ogilvie in household of Alexander Ogilvie, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Julia Sheardown in household of Harry Sheardown, "Canada Census, 1916"
  • Julie Carline Ward in household of George Ward, "Canada Census, 1881"

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