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Col Edward H Ward
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Birth: Mar. 22, 1694
Varina
Henrico County
Virginia, USA
Death: Sep. 18, 1767
Swansboro
Onslow County
North Carolina, USA

Son of Edward Ward b 2 Mar 1666 Henrico, VA. d about 1712 Craven, N.C. and Elizabeth Elam

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Headstone in Jacksonville Federal Cemetery, Camp LaJeune Military Base, Jacksonville, Onslow County, NC

"WARD, EDWARD, Colonel,
Here lyeth the Body of Colonel Edward Ward, Esq. Born 22 March, 1694 and died Sept 18th 1766. Aged 72 years 5 months and 15 days. He was one of ye first settlers, and was wounded in ye first of ye Indian Wars) yet he lived to have by his only wife Elizabeth, fifteen children, which fifteen have already produced for him eighty six grandchildren and fourteen g.gr.children in all one hundred fifteen. Cruel relentless Death has Laid his head Low in the Gloomy mansions of the Dead Where lie the greatest Prince and meanest Slave Equaly mouldering in the Silent Grave Still tho his earthly part in dust is laid We hope his dearest soul to Heaven is fled."
 
 
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 Parents:
  Edward H Ward (1666 - 1712)
  Elizabeth Elam Ward (1665 - 1713)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Aldridge Ward (1703 - 1767)
 
Burial:
Montford Point Federal Cemetery
Montford Point
Onslow County
North Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: Victoria Taylor-True
Originally Created by: William L Silliman
Record added: Mar 21, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13692878
Col Edward H Ward
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Col Edward H Ward
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Col Edward H Ward
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- Victoria Taylor-True
 Added: Dec. 30, 2015
rest in peace dear 6th great grandfather
- ken jackson
 Added: Aug. 12, 2015
RIP cousin Edward.
- Terry Sanslow
 Added: Feb. 19, 2015
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