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William "Bill" John Lesley Ward

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Re: William "Bill" John Lesley Ward

Posted: 18 Sep 2012 3:50PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 19 Sep 2012 7:21AM GMT
Surnames: Ward, Story, Storey, Parks, Ruttan, Rosehorne, Miller, Agar, Downing, Storry, Jackson, Nicholson
Birth registration
William John Lesley Ward, born 18 Feb 1887, s/o Thomas Ward and Jane Story, York County.

1891 census Scott, Ontario North, Ontario
WARD
Thomas, 30, b England, parents b England, laborer
Jane, 23, b Ont, parents b Ont
William J, 4, Ont

1901 census Morrison, Ontario North, Ontario
WARD
Thomas, 17 Dec 1861, 39, England, immigrated 1886
Jane, 17 May 1868, 33, Ont
W J Leslie, 18 Feb 1887, 14, Ont
M E May, 14 Oct 1892, 8, Ont [her full name is Mary Ellen May, b Vaughan Tsp York County]

Thomas Ward
Birth Place: England
Age: 24
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1862
Father Name: William Ward
Mother Name: Sophia Ward
Spouse Name: Jane Storey
Spouse's Age: 18
Spouse Birth Year: abt 1868
Spouse Birth Place: Mara Tp Ont
Spouse Father Name: William Storey
Spouse Mother Name: Mary Storey
Marriage Date: 2 Feb 1886
Marriage County or District: York

Thomas Ward
Birth Place: Canada
Age: 22
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1856
Father Name: John Ward
Mother Name: Sophin Ward
Spouse Name: Betsy Jane Parks
Spouse's Age: 22
Spouse Birth Year: abt 1856
Spouse Birth Place: Canada
Spouse Father Name: Samuel Parks
Spouse Mother Name: Sophia Ann Parks
Marriage Date: 1 Jan 1878
Marriage County or District: Prince Edward


There is no age for Beatrice on marriage rego but 1901 census gives her age as 22, born 25 March 1879. Enumerated under B Annie.

William Ward was married twice.
Bracebridge Muskoka
William Ward, 22, living Huntsville, s/o Thomas Ward & Jane Story, married May Ruttan, 19, d/o Phlew Ruttan & Sarah Rosehorne, witn: James Miller and May Ward both of Bracebridge, 30 Aug 1907 Bracebridge.

Florence May Ward, b 19 April 1908, d/o William Ward, teamster, & Mary jane Ruttan, Bracebridge.

Did not find death for either May Ruttan Ward or Florence May Ward.
Did not find Florence on 1911 census.

1911 census Ashfield, Huron county
William Ward, Feb 1885, is labourer and living/boarding with Robert Agar and family.
No sign of Florence so perhaps she died as a baby.

1911 census Ward 6 Toronto West
Mary Ellen Ward, 18, is domestic for Arthur Downing and family.

May Ward
Age: 19
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1892
Father Name: Thos Ward
Mother Name: Jane Storry
Spouse Name: Ernest Guy Jackson
Spouse's Age: 21
Spouse Birth Year: abt 1890
Spouse Father Name: Joseph Jackson

Dorothy May Jackson, b 16 Feb 1912, d/o Ernest Jackson, driver and May Ward. Toronto.

May Ward Jackson, b 14 Oct 1892, died 7 March 1912 of septecemia and septic pneumonia.
Spouse Mother Name: Jane Storing
Marriage Date: 27 Oct 1911
Marriage County or District: York


Joseph Richard Ward, born Wingham, aged 3mos21days, died 2 Nov 1915 of indigestion and toxaemia at Blyth, s/o William John L Ward & Annie Nicholson.

1911 census is the last one released.
2011 should be released next year.
Delbert, if he lived, would be of age for WW2.
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cotyke 18 Sep 2012 1:29PM GMT 
satch42179 18 Sep 2012 9:50PM GMT 
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