Charles Edward Ward

4 May 1874–6 February 1953 (Age 78)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Charles Edward

When Charles Edward Ward was born on 4 May 1874, in Illinois, United States, his father, Andrew Jackson Ward, was 33 and his mother, Hannah Mosier, was 27. He married Carrie Belle Tuggle on 26 February 1896. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Equality, Gallatin, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Jackson Township, Hardin, Iowa, United States for about 20 years. He died on 6 February 1953, in Eldora, Hardin, Iowa, United States, at the age of 78.

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Charles Edward Ward
Carrie Belle Tuggle
Marriage: 26 February 1896
Pearle Marie Ward
Russell Garland Ward
Hazel M Ward
Theresa Lucille Ward
Edith J Ward
Wilce Edward Ward
Dean Madison Ward
Fred Milo Ward

Spouse and Children

26 February 1896


    Pearle Marie Ward


    Russell Garland Ward


    Hazel M Ward


    Theresa Lucille Ward


    Edith J Ward


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 3

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Charles E Ward in household of Andrew J Ward, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Edward Ward, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edward Ward, "United States Census, 1920"

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