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WARD Nathan
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    Father : WARD Wells (1725 - 1821) (Age in the birth of the child : 36 years old)
    Mother : Rebecca
    Siblings :
       WARD Abigail (1759 Chesterfield County, Virginia, USA - 1859 Grayson County, Virginia, USA)
       WARD Benjamin (?)
       WARD Wells (?)
       WARD Stephen (?)
       WARD Elizabeth (?)
       WARD James (?)
    Birth :
          Date : 1761
    Death :
          Date : 1835 (74 years old)
          Place : Grayson County, Virginia, USA
    Note :
The Nathan who died in 1835 and his wife Sarah lived on Saddle Creek in present-day Grayson Co and had sons Zachariah, Benjamin, Lewis, Enoch, Wells, Stephen, Nathan Jr, Landreth, and Silas. One researcher adds another William to the second set although I've seen no documentation for him. (Researcher Ginger Ballard.) Nathan Ward's last will and testament was written 14 Mar. 1803 Grayson Co., VA; wife's name was not mentioned. In the will He left his estate to his wife, with it to pass at her death to sons Nathan and Enoch. His original tract willed to sons William and Wells. Other records show her name was Sarah. Nathan Ward Jr married Ann Williams, Grayson Co 1809. and moved to Hawkins Co TN. where he was living 1822 when he sold his inheritance. Son Enoch moved to Rutherford Co NC, he sold out there in 1822. Sarah was living with Enoch. Wells Ward sold out 1807 and seems to have moved away. William Ward became one of the wealthiest men in the community.. A little more to the sketch, but this is all the children records name. (J P Alderman, the author) thinks there were daughters.
1. William - B. 1779 VA, D. 1863, m. 17 Sep. 1800 Grayson Co., VA, Elizabeth Wilson
2. Margaret - D. 31 Mar. 1840, m. 18 Aug. 1792 Grayson Co., VA, Morris Davis Sr.
3. Wells
4. Nathan - B. 1770-80, d. 20 Mar. 1835 Grayson Co., VA, m. Sarah
5. Enoch - m. 14 Dec. 1825 Grayson Co., VA, Nancy Hash
Nathan, Wells, and James Ward were on the 1783 militia list for Capt. Enoch Osborne's company. The 1815 Grayson Co. Tax list shows Nathan Ward living on Saddle Creek with 236 acres, a house 24' x 18', valued at $350, Stephen Ward, living on Saddle Creek, with 50 acres, and having one "cabben", Thomas Ward (living in what is now Carroll Co. -- connection unknown). and Wells Ward, (jr) on Saddle Creek, with 50 acres and "cabben" and inferior grist mill, valued at $100. Nathan (B. ca. 1761-D. 1803+) was one of the sons of Wells Ward, Sr., His children were named: Benjamin, Zachariah, Eleanor, Lewis, William, Enoch, Wells, and Nathan, Jr. Wells of this group migrated to Indiana and Nathan, Jr. moved to TN in 1822.
Grayson County, Marriages 1792:
WARD, Benjamin, and Jane COX 3 Jun 1820
WARD, Charlie, and Anne SOUTH 29 Jan 1807
WARD, Elijah, and Polly COLLINS 17 Sep 1800
WARD, Ezekiel, and Pheebe SCREECH 14 Jan 1836
WARD, Lewis, and Maryann HASH 3 Apr 1823
WARD, Stephen, and Jane HASH 26 Apr 1833
WARD, William, and Elizabeth WILSON 17 Sep 1800
WARD, William T., and Nancy CARRICO 27 Feb 1835
WARD, Zacheriah, and Tabitha HASH 29 Jan 1818
    Given name : Nathan
          Surname : Ward
    Family Information :
          with Sarah\Sally (? - 1850) :
                children :
                   WARD William (1779 Virginia, USA - 1863)
                   WARD Zachariah (1792)
                   WARD Benjamin (1796 - 1858)
                   WARD Eleanor (1800 - 1870)
                   WARD Nathan (1804 Grayson County, Virginia, USA - 1862 Corbin, Whitley County, Kentucky, USA)
                   WARD Enoch (1806 - 1895)
                   WARD Landreth (1811)
                   WARD Silas (1814)
                   WARD Wells (1848 Whitley County, Kentucky, USA - 1907)
                   WARD Stephen (? - 1849)

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