Charles Ward and Martha Burke

Submitted by: Carl W. Ward

Husband: Charles WARD
Birthdate: 15 May 1805
Birthplace: Allegany Co., New York
Death date: 19 September 1876
Place of death: Knox Co., Missouri
Father:
Mother:

Marriage date: 17 August 1836
Marriage place: Adams Co., Illinois

Wife: Martha BURKE
Birthdate: 11 March 1816
Birthplace: Russell Co., Virginia
Death date: 09 September 1881
Place of death: Knox Co., Missouri
Father: John BURKE
Mother: Rebecca Vermillion

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: Martha Jane WARD
Birthdate: 05 August 1837
Birthplace: Adams Co., Illinois
Death date: October 1839
Place of death: Adams Co., Illinois

Child No. 2: William J. WARD
Birthdate: 15 October 1839
Birthplace: Adams Co., Illinois
Death date:
Place of death:
Marriage date: 06 July 1871
Marriage place: Knox Co., Missouri
Spouse's name: America BEARD

Child No. 3: John B. WARD
Birthdate: 10 February 1841
Birthplace: Adams Co., Illinois
Death date: 29 May 1924
Place of death: Knox Co., Missouri
Marriage date: 02 September 1869
Marriage place: Knox Co., Missouri
Spouse's name: (1) Josephine V. Boltz

Child No. 4: Isaiah A. WARD
Birthdate: 04 October 1842
Birthplace: Adams Co., Illinois
Death date: Abt. 1916
Place of death: near Tulsa, Oklahoma
Marriage date:
Marriage place:
Spouse's name: Mary Kathrine Christensen

Child No. 5: David C. WARD
Birthdate: 08 August 1844
Birthplace: Adams Co., Illinois
Death date: 24 December 1916
Place of death: Knox Co., Missouri
Marriage date: 16 March 1865
Marriage place: Knox Co., Missouri
Spouse's name: Almira Lingenfelter

Child No. 6: Harvey Z. WARD
Birthdate: 20 December 1849
Birthplace: Adams Co., Illinois
Death date:
Place of death:
Marriage date: 02 May 1872
Marriage place: Knox Co., Missouri
Spouse's name: Rachel Annie Boltz

Child No. 7: Granville WARD
Birthdate: 01 September 1852
Birthplace: Adams Co., Illinois
Death date: 12 February 1904
Place of death: Quincy, Illinois
Marriage date:
Marriage place:
Spouse's name:

Child No. 8: Henry Harrison WARD
Birthdate: 15 January 1859
Birthplace: Knox Co., Missouri
Death date: 30 September 1929
Place of death: New Bloomfield, Callaway County, Missouri
Marriage date: 13 September 1892
Marriage place: Vinita, Oklahoma
Spouse's name: Viola Bell Eno

Charles Ward first shows up in Adams Co, Illinois in 1830 when he married Martha. After 7 of their 8 children were born and in about 1850, the family moved to Knox Co, Missouri. Charles farmed land in Adams Co. that he had purchased from the Burke family. Four of his boys fought in the Civil War.


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