Hello and welcome to the Ward Family home page. The Ward family may have immigrated from England or Ireland. The earliest known was Daniel Armen Ward, born about 1826 in Adams County, Ohio and possibly a Civil War Veteran. His parents were listed on the 1880 Census as born in Pennsylvania. The most probable father is Benjamin Ward listed in the 1840 and 1860 Census in Highland and Adams County. Another possible father of Daniel may be Robert Ward from Pennsylvania. He is in the 1840 to 1860 Census with several children. A possible grandfather of Daniel is Barny Ward of Ireland, born in 1773, listed in the 1850 Census in Highland County. More research is needed to confirm the origins of Daniel Ward. Daniel married Emma Taylor in 1849 and had 12 children born in Adams and Highland Counties, Ohio, and Marion County, Missouri. Of these children, Elmer Landon Ward born in 1864, married Ida Ellen Lewis in 1889 in Highland County. The Lewis family came from Wales, England about 1790. Toby Ward, born in 1891, the second child of Landon and Ida Ward, married Grace Seaman, great granddaughter of Hamilton Dunbar, in 1915. The Seaman Family from Virginia moved to Adams County, Ohio and farmed large areas of land. Eventually the town of Seaman was named after this family. The Dunbar Family have an extensive history from Pennsylvania, Virginia, Kentucky, and into Ohio. The Ward Family History continued with several more children born in Louden, Adams County, and North Union, Highland County, Ohio and parts of Missouri and Kansas. Please contact me if you have updated information or can link to any of these families.
Ward Family History Page | Ward and Seaman Family Photos
Persinger and Moore Family Photos | Moore and Seaman Cemeteries | Dunkard Ridge Ward Cemetery
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Ward families in Highland County, Ohio around 1958
Bess Ward Setty, Toby Ward and Grace Seaman Ward, Lena Gordley Ward and Babe Ward
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Created: 6 August 2002 Updated: 3 June 2007
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