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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Family Time Line

Charles Edward Ward
1874–1953
Carrie Belle Tuggle
1877–1963
Marriage: 26 February 1896
Pearle Marie Ward
1898–1937
Russell Garland Ward
1900–1918
Hazel M Ward
1902–1965
Theresa Lucille Ward
1906–1979
Edith J Ward
1909–1995
Wilce Edward Ward
1912–1980
Dean Madison Ward
1914–1980
Fred Milo Ward
1916–1982

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 February 1896
children

(8)

    Pearle Marie Ward

    Female1898–1937Female

    Russell Garland Ward

    Male1900–1918Male

    Hazel M Ward

    Female1902–1965Female

    Theresa Lucille Ward

    Female1906–1979Female

    Edith J Ward

    Female1909–1995Female

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

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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