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Aaron Ward
Birth: Oct. 10, 1851
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jul. 5, 1918
Roslyn
Nassau County
New York, USA

United States Navy Admiral. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland in 1867, and rose to the rank of Rear Admiral. As a Lieutenant, he commanded the warship "USS Wasp" during the Spanish-American War. From April 1911 until August 1912 he commanded divisions of the Atlantic Fleet, using as his command flag ships first the battleship "USS Minnesota", then the battleship "USS Florida". In the years prior to and during World War II the United States Navy had two destroyers named for Admiral Ward (DD-132 and DD-483). 
 
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 Parents:
  Ward B. Burnett (1810 - 1884)
  Emily Watson Ward Burnett (1821 - 1881)
 
 Spouse:
  Annie Cairns Willis Ward (1854 - 1926)*
 
 Children:
  Irwin Franklin Ward (1877 - 1880)*
  Hilda Jeannette Ward (1878 - 1950)*
  Edna Ward Capps (1881 - 1948)*
  Frederick Ward (1883 - 1883)*
  Aaron Raymond Ward (1885 - 1887)*
  Constance Margaret Ward (1892 - 1899)*
 
 Sibling:
  Marie Louise Burnett Stanton (1842 - 1926)*
  Aaron Ward (1851 - 1918)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Green-Wood Cemetery
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Plot: Section 107, Lot 1277
 
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Record added: Nov 07, 1998
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 Added: Jul. 5, 2014
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 Added: Oct. 10, 2012
God bless you on your birthday. Rest in Peace.
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