Patrick James Ward

17 July 1865–June 1953 (Age 87)
Templecrone, County Donegal, Ireland

The Life of Patrick James

When Patrick James Ward was born on 17 July 1865, in Templecrone, County Donegal, Ireland, his father, Patrick Ward, was 53 and his mother, Margaret Boyle, was 39. He had at least 1 son with Sarah Bernard. He died in June 1953, in Inishkeel, County Donegal, Ireland, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Patrick James Ward
1865–1953
Sarah Bernard
1865–1953
Bryan Ward
1906–

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

    Bryan Ward

    Male1906–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Patrick Ward

    Male1812–1899Male

    Margaret Boyle

    Female1826–1924Female

siblings

(7)

    John Ward

    Male1849–1940Male

    Anthony Patrick Ward

    Male1851–1934Male

    Bridget Ward

    Female1853–Female

    Mary Ward

    Female1859–Female

    Margaret Ward

    Female1860–1926Female

+2 More Children

World Events (4)

1919

Age 54

Irish War of Independence against Britain ending in the Anglo Irish Treaty.
1920

Age 55

In the Government of Ireland Act 1920, Ireland was partitioned, with the unionist-dominated north east becoming Northern Ireland.
1937

Age 72

New elections. The voters return de Valera and also approve a new constitution which abolishes the Irish Free State and proclaims Eire (Gaelic for Ireland) as a sovereign, independent, democratic state.

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 (2)

  • Patrick James Ward, "Ireland Civil Registration, 1845-1913"
  • Patrick James Ward, "Ireland Births and Baptisms, 1620-1881"

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