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Robert Pierce Ward
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Birth: May 5, 1902
Lee County
Alabama, USA
Death: Dec. 1, 1979
Lee County
Alabama, USA

Robert Pierce Ward was born March 5, 1902 in Loachapoka, Lee County, Alabama to parents William Edgar Ward and Margaret Elizabeth Ward (nee Zachry). His paternal grandparents were Stephen Ward and Georgia Ward (nee Hodnett). His maternal grandparents were James Smiley Zachry and Margaret Henrietta Zachry (nee Wallace).

Robert Pierce Ward married Dorothy Langley, August 4, 1921, in Opelika, Lee County, Alabama. Dorothy Langley's parents were Orlander Velpeau Langley and Eudora Langley (nee Trimble).

Robert and Dorothy had two daughters. One daughter Margaret Elizabeth Miller (nee Ward) is now deceased.

Robert Pierce Ward was a successful farmer and business man. During their 58 years of marriage, Robert and Dorothy accumulated many acres of farm land, other real estate and investments. He was held in high esteem by persons associated with the Department of Agriculture, Auburn University. He was often called on by them for information concerning agriculture. He served on many farm committees and was a director of First National Bank of Auburn for many years.

Robert Pierce Ward died December 1, 1979, and is buried in Loachapoka Cemetery, Loachapoka, Lee County, Alabama as is his wife Dorothy Ward (nee Langley) and daughter Margaret Elizabeth Miller (nee Ward).

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Probate Court, Lee County, Alabama, Marriage Book H, Pg. 363. "Robert Pierce Ward to Dorothy Langley," 4 August 1921.
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 Parents:
  William Edgar Ward (1863 - 1921)
  Margaret Elizabeth Zachry Ward (1873 - 1958)
 
 Spouse:
  Dorothy Langley Ward (1903 - 1988)
 
 Children:
  Margaret Elizabeth Ward Miller (1923 - 2002)*
 
 Siblings:
  Willie Lou Ward Lowry (1895 - 1963)*
  Maggie Lorain Ward Powell (1897 - 1961)*
  James Zachry Ward (1899 - 1956)*
  Robert Pierce Ward (1902 - 1979)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Loachapoka Cemetery
Loachapoka
Lee County
Alabama, USA
 
Created by: NP
Record added: Apr 30, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51828532
Robert Pierce Ward
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Robert Pierce Ward
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Robert Pierce Ward
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~~~~~~ Rest In Peace ~~~~~~ 3rd Cousin, 3 Times Removed (Zachry Family)
- Sarah Locklin Taylor
 Added: Apr. 16, 2013
 
 
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