The Descendants of Seth Ward

Sheffield's heirs and the families they joined

William Robert Ward[1]

Male 1796 - 1862  (66 years)


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  • Name William Robert Ward  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Born 15 Apr 1796  Duplin, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 5, 8, 10, 11
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 May 1862  Columbus, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Buried Columbus County, North Carolina, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Person ID P5544  Descendents of Seth Ward
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2015 

    Father Matthew Ward,   b. 1766, Martin, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1840, Columbus, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Ann Ellison,   b. 1775,   d. 1846, , Columbus, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Family ID F1199  Group Sheet

    Family Martha Ann Bright,   b. 15 Dec 1795, Bladen, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1879, Columbus, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 1819  Bladen, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Robert Ward,   b. 1819,   d. 1902  (Age 83 years)
     2. William Robert Ward, Jr,   b. Dec 1823, Columbus, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1890, Columbus, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years)
     3. Nancy Ann Ward,   b. 25 Jun 1826, Columbus, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1903, Columbus, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     4. Mary (Patty)(Polly) Ward (Best),   b. 29 Aug 1827, Columbus, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1908, Columbus, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     5. John Forbes Ward,   b. 1828
     6. Amelia Milly Ward,   b. Oct 1829, Columbus, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1908, Columbus, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years)
     7. Emiline Emily Ward,   b. 1830, Columbus, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Elizabeth Ward,   b. 25 May 1831, Columbus, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1910, Columbus, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     9. William Robert Ward,   b. 1834, Columbus, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1870, Columbus, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
     10. Martha Jane Ward,   b. 11 Mar 1835, Columbus, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1916, Columbus, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     11. Drusilla Ward,   b. 15 Jan 1839, Columbus, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1918, Pink Milligan Cem, Columbus, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     12. Matthew J Ward,   b. 7 Sep 1842, Whiteville, Columbus, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1903, Pireway, Columbus, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F1200  Group Sheet

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  • Sources 
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    2. [S-389399639] U.S. Army, Register of Enlistments, 1798-1914, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc).

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    4. [S-406206923] 1830 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), 1830 US Census; Census Place: Columbus, North Carolina; Page: 19; NARA Series: M19; Roll Number: 120; Family History Film: 0018086.

    5. [S-402087128] Web: North Carolina, Find A Grave Index, 1716-2012, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).

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    7. [S-406206723] North Carolina, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1790-1890, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc).

    8. [S-389393904] 1861 Census of Canada, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Library and Archives Canada; Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Census Returns For 1861; Roll: C-1004.

    9. [S-406206924] 1840 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Year: 1840; Census Place: Columbus, North Carolina; Roll: 356; Page: 59; Image: 123; Family History Library Film: 0018093.

    10. [S-406340086] 1850 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Year: 1850; Census Place: Columbus, North Carolina; Roll: M432_626; Page: 240B; Image: 45.

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