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Ella Jane Ward Risner
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Birth: 1872
Death: 1961

Of Cherokee and Scottish descent. Daughter of Charles Rufus Ward and Catherine Ray. Ella was born near Stilwell, Flint District, Cherokee Nation, presently Adair County, Oklahoma. Her parents were married in Maury County, Tennessee. The Ward family moved to Indian Territory in 1871. Ella is the gg-grandaughter of Bryant Ward who was married to Nancy Ward prominent in Cherokee Nation history. The family migrated back to Tennessee about 1880 and into NW Alabama in latter years. No one knows where Catherine Ray is buried. Possibly somewhere in Arkansas. 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Rufus Ward (1841 - 1924)
 
 Siblings:
  Ella Jane Ward Risner (1872 - 1961)
  Ella Jane Ward Risner (1872 - 1961)*
  Rufus Cecil Ward (1892 - 1979)*
  Berry DeLone Ward (1895 - 1961)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sherrod Cemetery
Florence
Lauderdale County
Alabama, USA
 
Created by: Larry Ward
Record added: Dec 26, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 6048647
Ella Jane <i>Ward</i> Risner
Added by: Larry Ward
 
Ella Jane <i>Ward</i> Risner
Added by: Larry Ward
 
Ella Jane <i>Ward</i> Risner
Added by: Larry Ward
 
 
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- Teresa Waybright
 Added: Sep. 30, 2006

- Mary
 Added: Feb. 23, 2005
Ward descendants.

- Larry Ward
 Added: Dec. 26, 2001
 
 
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