1. EDWIN W.
WARD1 was born Abt. 1816 in North Carolina,
and died Abt. 1876 in Elmore, Elmore Co, Alabama. He married MARGARET
M. GUNTER January 28, 1839 in Guilford County,
North Carolina, daughter of WILLIAM GUNTER and MARGARET JONES.
Child of EDWIN WARD and MARGARET GUNTER is:
2. i. WILLIAM JOSEPH 2 WARD, b. October 1839, Mt.Meigs, Montgomery County, Alabama; d. August 11, 1918, Prattville, Autauga County, Alabama.
Generation No. 2
2. WILLIAM JOSEPH2 WARD (EDWIN W.1) was born October 1839 in Mt.Meigs, Montgomery County, Alabama, and died August 11, 1918 in Prattville, Autauga County, Alabama. He married MARY JANE MURRAH December 24, 1868 in Fayetteville, Lincoln County, Tennessee, daughter of CHARLES MURRAH and REBECCA HOWARD.
Notes for WILLIAM JOSEPH WARD:
Born 1836 according to his pension papers?
Military Notes: William Joseph Ward (also
listed as Joseph Ward, W.J. Ward), enlisted in Co. B, Southern Stars, 13th
Alabama Infantry on 19 July 1861 in Montgomery, Alabama by Captain William
H. Betts (later to become Lt. Col.). He fought at Yorktown, Seven Pines,
Mechanicsville, Cold Harbor, Malvern Hill, South Mountain, Sharpsburg,Chancellorsville,
and Gettysburg before being captured in the Battle of Falling Waters, Maryland
on 14 July 1863. Appears on roll of Prisoners of War at Point Lookout,
Maryland, arrived in Baltimore, MD on August 23,1863, was taken to the
Old Capitol Prison, in Washington, D.C. July 23,1863 (also appears on the
rolls August 1, 1863). He is paroled and exchanged February 13, 1865 at
Point Lookout Prison, MD, along with 2,051 prisoners, they are received
at Coxes Landing, James River, Virginia, February 14th&15th, from Lt.
Col. John E. Mulford?, U.S. Asst. Agent for exchange of prisoners.
Military Information regarding the 13th Alabama Infantry
More About WILLIAM JOSEPH WARD:
Occupation: 1880, worked in Mill
Children of WILLIAM WARD and MARY MURRAH are:
i. ELLA3 WARD, b. February 1870, Pleasant
Plains, Lincoln Co., Tennesse; m. MAXEY.
ii. CHARLES Y. WARD, b. September 1871, Pleasant Plains, Lincoln Co., Tennessee; d. 1932, Winfield, Marion Co., Alabama; m. ARRIE R. SHIREY, December 24, 1896, Marion Co., Alabama.
Notes for CHARLES Y. WARD:
Source for cemetery records: Cemetery Inscriptions of Marion County, Alabama, Volume 1, page 98.
More About CHARLES Y. WARD:
buried:: Zion Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery
More About ARRIE R. SHIREY:
buried:: 1943, Zion Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery
Marriage Notes for CHARLES WARD and ARRIE SHIREY:
Source: Jordan R. Dodd, Early American Marriages: Alabama, 1800-1920. Orem, UT: Ancestry, Inc. 1999.
marriage performed by Minister of Gospel
iii. JAMES M. WARD, b. March 1874, Montgomery Co., Alabama; m. (1) PEARL GRISSOM; m. (2) ELIZABETH TODD.
Notes for JAMES M. WARD:
iv. JANE WARD, b. March 1874, Montgomery Co., Alabama; m. O'DONNELL.
Notes for JANE WARD:
v. ADAM WARD, b. January 1876, Montgomery Co., Alabama.
3. vi. ERNEST JESSIE
WARD, b. July 02, 1881, Snowdoun, Montgomery
Co, Alabama; d. February 03, 1959, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo Co.,
vii. CARRIE STACIE WARD, b. October 1886; d. April 1969, Autauga County, Alabama; m. A. C. ARANT.
More About CARRIE STACIE WARD:
buried:: April 1969, Oak Hill Cem., Autauga Co., Alabama
Generation No. 3
3. ERNEST JESSIE3
JOSEPH2, EDWIN W.1) was born July 02, 1881 in Snowdoun, Montgomery Co,
Alabama, and died February 03, 1959 in San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo
Co., California. He married MARTHA ELLEN
COUCH February 23, 1902 in Marion Co., Alabama,
daughter of WILLIAM BENJAMIN COUCH and ELIZABETH JANE PERRY.
Children of ERNEST WARD and MARTHA COUCH are:
i. WILLIAM LUTHER4 WARD, b. May 07, 1903, Winfield, Fayette Co., Alabama; d. September 09, 1963, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo Co., California; m. BARBARA PEARL MORGAN, November 23, 1923, Pauls Valley, Garvin Co., Oklahoma.
ii. NOVA EULALIA WARD (living)
iii. BERTHA MAE WARD, b. September 18, 1907, Winfield, Fayette Co., Alabama; d. 1996, Medford, Jackson Co, Oregon; m. (1) FLOYD MARTIN; m. (2) CHARLES OLSKI; m. (3) ALBERT LAWTON WELDON.
iv. RAYMOND RANDOLPH "JOE" WARD, b. December 08, 1909, Crews, Lamar Co, Alabama; d. August 25, 1998, Grass Valley, Nevada Co., California; m. ALMA CORDELIA LOYD, January 29, 1930, Florence, Pinal, Arizona.
v. JESSIE LEOLA WARD
vi. VERA HAZEL WARD
vii. ERNEST GUY WARD (living)