Seeking information & descendants of my great-great grandfather's (Ebenezer) family.
Elijah Howard "Ebenezer" Ward b. 1835 in Quebec, Canada. Immigrated abt. 1853 with brothers, Marcine and Daniel.
Marcine married Rachel Babcock and died. 1903 in Antelope County NE. His line is well documented with the exception of his parents in Canada.
Possibly there was another brother, Abraham, who remained in Canada.
In 1854 Ebenezer was in De Kalb County IL.
23 June 1857 Married Sarah Jane Orner/Arner/Ahner in Boone County IL.
1860 census: Avoca, Livingston IL
1870 census: Flagg, Ogle, IL
1880 census: Union, Adair, IA
1900 census: Muddy, Richardson, NE
Ebenezer & Sarah settled near Tecumseh NE. Ebenezer was possibly a veterinarian. Their daughter, Eva Jane Ward worked in a restaurant in Seneca KS where she met and married Julius Howard Orlik/Orlick who worked in a livery stable.
Ebenezer died 24 Mar 1901 in Oneida KS and is supposedly buried there. Sarah died 9 Apr 1921 in Tecumseh NEkathy@wrighthorse.com