WARD, Allen

Male 1840 - 1931  (90 years)


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  • Name WARD, Allen 
    Born 30 Sep 1840  Donerail, Estill Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    CENSUS After Sep 1840  Estill Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 2 (presumably Allen and brother William)
    Census: 1840 U.S. - Estill Co., KY Roll: 109; Page: 68; Family History Library Film: 0007825
    Census: 1840 U.S. - Estill Co., KY Roll: 109; Page: 68; Family History Library Film: 0007825
    CENSUS 25 Sep 1850  Estill Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Lists Allen as attending school
    Census: 1850 U.S. - Estill Co., KY Roll: 198; Page: 89a
    Census: 1850 U.S. - Estill Co., KY Roll: 198; Page: 89a
    CENSUS 4 Jun 1860  Division 1, Madison Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Occupation: Wagon ? (can't read second word)
      Value of estate: $60
    Census: 1860 U.S. - 1st Division, Madison Co., KY Page: 324; Family History Library Film: 803384
    Census: 1860 U.S. - 1st Division, Madison Co., KY Page: 324; Family History Library Film: 803384
    Division 1 is believed to be just west of Waco, KY. The census lists the Division 1 post office as Elleston. The community of Elliston is just west of Waco. The Elliston post office operated from about 1847 to 1861 and possibly from 1866 to 1869 covering the timeframe of this census.
    MILI 1861 to 1865  6th Calvary Kentucky, Civil War Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Enrolled 11 Oct 1861
      Mustered in at Crab Orchard, KY 5 Nov 1861 for 3 years service
      Private, 6th Calvary KY, Capt Mundy's Co., Kentucky Volunteers
      Mustered Co.. D, Batt's Kentucky Calvary 28 Feb 1862
      Mustered out 31 Dec 1863 at Rossvile, GA
      Re-enrolled 1 Jan 1864 at Rossville, GA
      Mustered in Co. D, 6th Regiment, Kentucky Calvary 9 Jan 1864
      Promoted to Teamster May/Jun 1864
      Promoted to Wagoner Jul 1864 - June 1865
      Promoted to Duty Sergeant 1 Jul 1865
      Mustered out 6 Sept 1865 at Louisville, KY
    CW Service Record - Allen Ward
    CW Service Record - Allen Ward
    CENSUS 27 Jul 1870  Elliston, Madison, Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Occupation: Farm Labor
    Census: 1870 U.S. - Elliston, Madison Co., KY Roll: M593_484; Page: 96B; Image: 198; Family History Library Film: 545983
    Census: 1870 U.S. - Elliston, Madison Co., KY Roll: M593_484; Page: 96B; Image: 198; Family History Library Film: 545983
    CENSUS 4 Jun 1880  Richmond, Madison Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • A strange entry for Allen.
      Listed as a single farm hand, age 38, working for Allen Thomas.
      Allen was married to Sarah Fritts in 1880 and would have been almost 40 years old vs 38 years
      Wife Sarah is listed with their six children also living in Richmond on page 351C.
      Perhaps Allen's details were provided erroneously by Mr. Thomas
    Census: 1880 U.S. -  Richmond, Madison Co., KY; Roll: 431; Page: 351D; Enumeration District: 071
    Census: 1880 U.S. - Richmond, Madison Co., KY; Roll: 431; Page: 351D; Enumeration District: 071
    CENSUS 6 Jun 1900  Magisterial District No. 5, Clark Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Notes born Sep 1840.
      Married 34 years.
      Occupation: Farmer.
      Widowed daughters Rose (Ward) Simpson and Myrtle (ward) Simpson both living with parents Allen and Sarah, along with Myrtle's son Nova A. Simpson and another grandson John Logan.
    Census: 1900 U.S. - Magisterial District No. 5, Clark Co., KY Roll: T623_515; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 13
    Census: 1900 U.S. - Magisterial District No. 5, Clark Co., KY Roll: T623_515; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 13
    CENSUS 24 Apr 1910  Waco, Madison Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Occupation: Farmer.
    Census: 1910 U.S. - Waco, Madison Co., KY, Roll: T624_494; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 69; Image: 840
    Census: 1910 U.S. - Waco, Madison Co., KY, Roll: T624_494; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 69; Image: 840
    CENSUS 9 Jan 1920  Waco, Madison Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Occupation: Farmer, General Farm.
      Grandsons Rudolph and Woodson Baker living with Allen and Sarah.
      Son Henry Ward's family living next door to Allen and Sarah.
    Census: 1920 U.S. - Waco, Madison Co., KY, Roll: T625_590; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 99; Image: 240
    Census: 1920 U.S. - Waco, Madison Co., KY, Roll: T625_590; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 99; Image: 240
    CENSUS 9 Apr 1930  348 Lincoln Ave, Lexington, Fayette Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • Notes married at age 26.
      Address listed as 348 Lincoln Ave which means District 7 listed on census was part of Lexington, KY.
      Allen's wife Sarah (Fritts) Ward dies at 348 Lincoln Ave two months after this census was taken.
    Census: 1930 U.S. - District 7, Fayette Co., KY, Roll: 744; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 34; Image: 237.0
    Census: 1930 U.S. - District 7, Fayette Co., KY, Roll: 744; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 34; Image: 237.0
    Died 14 Sep 1931  300 Sherman Ave., Lexington, Fayette Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Age: 91 
    Cause: Arterial Sclerosis 
    • Lists Allen's occupation as farmer although at age 91 he was long retired.
      Father: Valentine Ward, born in VA.
      Mother: Lockey Burton, also born in VA.
      Informant: Mrs. J. A. Baker?, 300 Sherman Ave, Lexington, KY.
      Because this is same address given for the place of death, Allen must have been living with Mrs. Baker at the time of his death.
    Death Certificate: Ward, Allen - 1931
    Death Certificate: Ward, Allen - 1931
    Buried 15 Sep 1931  Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Headstone - Allen and Sarah Fritts Ward
    Headstone - Allen and Sarah Fritts Ward
    Plot: Section: C-1 Lot: O Grave:72
    Person ID I656  Main
    Last Modified 2 Nov 2020 

    Father WARD, Valentine Rufus,   b. 1808 to 1812, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother BERTON, Lockey H.?,   b. 1813 to 1814, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 1 Mar 1832  Lawrence Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • Marriage License: 27 Feb 1832
      Marriage Date: 1 Mar 1832
      Officiating: Bucks M Howard
    Marriage Record: Rufus V and Lockey Burton Ward 1832
    Marriage Record: Rufus V and Lockey Burton Ward 1832
    Family ID F304  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family FRITTS, Sarah B.,   b. 14 Jan 1847, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1930, 348 Lincoln Ave., Lexington, Fayette Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 17 Jan 1866  Madison Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 15, 16
    • Marriage Record indicates wedding held at home of O? Fritts
      Witnessed by Thomas C Cobb and Allen Douglas
      H? B Johnson M. B. C officiating
      Samuel Griggs signed the marriage bond with Allen Ward
      Both records list Sarah's middle initial as S vs the B on her death certificate and headstone
      Supplemental record indicates Sarah's mother attended the wedding and gave consent.
    Marriage Record - Allen Ward and Sarah Fritts 1866, Film 000183302, Image 45
    Marriage Record - Allen Ward and Sarah Fritts 1866, Film 000183302, Image 45
    Marriage Bond - Allen Ward and Sarah Fritts 1866, Film 000183318 Image 2
    Marriage Bond - Allen Ward and Sarah Fritts 1866, Film 000183318 Image 2
    Marriage Record - Allen Ward and Sarah Fritts 1866 supplement, Film 000183318 Image 273
    Marriage Record - Allen Ward and Sarah Fritts 1866 supplement, Film 000183318 Image 273
    Children 
     1. WARD, Nannie Price,   b. 5 Mar 1867, Madison Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1937, 920 E. 3rd, Lexington, Fayette Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +2. WARD, Valentine,   b. 1 Aug 1869, Madison Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1944, Jessamine, Jessamine Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     3. WARD, Rockey,   b. 1871, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. WARD, Rose V.,   b. Feb 1873, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
    +5. WARD, Myrtle D.,   b. May 1876, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. WARD, Maggie Neal,   b. 2 Feb 1878, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1921, Versailles, Woodford Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
    +7. WARD, Henry English,   b. 11 Jan 1880, Bybee, Madison Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1964, 112 Cherry St, Lebanon, Warren Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)  [Birth]
     8. WARD, Mary L.,   b. 11 Feb 1887, Scott Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1914, Waco, Madison Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
     9. WARD, Sarah A.,   b. May 1889, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. WARD, Bettie S.,   b. Oct 1891, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 2 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F256  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Sep 1840 - Donerail, Estill Co., KY Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - After Sep 1840 - Estill Co., KY Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 25 Sep 1850 - Estill Co., KY Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 4 Jun 1860 - Division 1, Madison Co., KY Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 27 Jul 1870 - Elliston, Madison, Co., KY Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 4 Jun 1880 - Richmond, Madison Co., KY Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 24 Apr 1910 - Waco, Madison Co., KY Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 9 Jan 1920 - Waco, Madison Co., KY Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Age: 91,Cause: Arterial Sclerosis - 14 Sep 1931 - 300 Sherman Ave., Lexington, Fayette Co., KY Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 15 Sep 1931 - Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette Co., KY Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S274] Death Certificate: Ward, Allen - 1931, (Kentucky Vital Statistics), File No. 21632. (Reliability: 3), 18 Sep 1870.

    2. [S464] Census: 1840 U.S. - Estill Co., KY, (National Archives), Roll: 198; Page: 89a (Reliability: 2), 1840.

    3. [S462] Census: 1850 U.S. - Estill Co., KY, (National Archives), Roll: 198; Page: 89a (Reliability: 2), 25 Sep 1850.

    4. [S463] Census: 1860 U.S. - 1st Division, Madison Co., KY, (National Archives), Page: 324; Family History Library Film: 803384 (Reliability: 2), 4 Jun 1860.

    5. [S461] Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Kentucky, (National Archives), NARA catalog ID 300398., Compiled Civil War Service Record: Allen Ward (Reliability: 3), 1861 -1865.

    6. [S273] Census: 1870 U.S. - Elliston, Madison Co., KY, (Ancestry.com), Roll: M593_484; Page: 96B; Image: 198; Family History Library Film: 545983 (Reliability: 3), 27 Jul 1870.

    7. [S272] Census: 1880 U.S. - Richmond, Madison Co., KY, (Ancestry.com), Roll: 431; Page: 351D; Enumeration District: 071 (Reliability: 2), 4 Jun 1880.

    8. [S276] Census: 1900 U.S. - Magisterial District No. 5, Clark Co., KY, (Ancestry.com), Roll: T623_515; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 13 (Reliability: 3), 6 Jun 1900.

    9. [S277] Census: 1910 U.S. - Waco, Madison Co., KY, (Ancestry.com), Roll: T624_494; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 69; Image: 840 (Reliability: 3), 24 Apr 1910.

    10. [S278] Census: 1920 U.S. - Waco, Madison Co., KY, (Ancestry.com), Roll: T625_590; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 99; Image: 240 (Reliability: 3), 9 Jan 1920.

    11. [S279] Census: 1930 U.S. - District 7, Fayette Co., KY, (Ancestry.com), Roll: 744; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 34; Image: 237.0 (Reliability: 3), 9 Apr 1930.

    12. [S274] Death Certificate: Ward, Allen - 1931, (Kentucky Vital Statistics), File No. 21632. (Reliability: 3), 18 Sep 1931.

    13. [S465] Marriage Record: Rufus V Ward and Lockey Burton 1832, (Lawrence Co., IN Court Clerk), 410 (Reliability: 2), 1 Mar 1832.

    14. [S468] Kentucky, County Marriage Records, 1783-1965, (Ancestry.com), Film 000183302, Image 45 (Reliability: 3), 18 Jan 1866.

    15. [S468] Kentucky, County Marriage Records, 1783-1965, (Ancestry.com), Film 000183318 Image 2 (Reliability: 3), 18 Jan 1866.

    16. [S468] Kentucky, County Marriage Records, 1783-1965, (Ancestry.com), Film 000183318 Image 273 (Reliability: 2), 18 Jan 1866.