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Larry Ward (#46495530)
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Bio Photo I am a proud descendant of the noted Ward family of the Cherokee Nation through John and Katy McDaniel Ward and their son Charles Jackson and his wife Mary Elvira Henslee Ward. Charles Jackson emigrated along with brothers, Bryant, George and Samuel, sister Susie to the Cherokee Nation West in 1834, along with his two other wives and families from information contained in Lt. Harris Journal. Susie who married William England buried at Cadron Creek Settlement near Mennifee, Arkansas dying there of illness on their trip westward. At some latter time Charles and Mary Elvira returned back East. My g-grandfather Charles Rufus ward was born about 1840 at Murphy, Cherokee County, N. Carolina. He enlisted in the 5th Tenn. Mtd Infantry USA in Bradley County, Tennessee. Upon discharge he moved to Maury County, Tennessee and married 1st Catherine Ray and 2nd Margaret Elizabeth James. Charles Rufus lived in Flint District, Cherokee Indian Territory from about 1871 to 1880. He moved back to Maury County and later into Hardin County Tennessee where my grandfather Rufas Cecil Ward was born and had a son named Jamie Ross Ward who is my father. Several Ward descendants and related families have begun a website on Facebook. There are many descendants who are here also. We have many photos, newpaper articles, obits, census, pictures and historcial documents here relating to the John and Katy McDaniel Ward family.
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Wes T.
GHORMLEY at Oak Grove Cemetery EDITS
In case you were wondering, the source on those edits I have put in (mainly plot numbers) -- is the book "Our People And Where They Rest: A Visit to 104 Old Cemeteries in Eastern Oklahoma," James W. Tyner, Maxine Tyner and Alice Tyner Timmons, American Indian Institute, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK. 1970-1985, (Library of Congress No. QE99-C5-T97) There wasn't a place for me to put that in the edit form.
Hope everything looked in order.

Thanks for all your help! Best wishes.
Added by Wes T. on Jan 29, 2014 8:41 PM
Irving L Davey
Johnson Pathkiller b.1858
Larry
The above Pathkiller did not die in the year 1977 nor is he buried in the G.A.R in Miami,OK
Irving Crawford Davey
Added by Irving L Davey on Dec 27, 2013 11:23 AM
Merlot
Thanks for all the hard work
It was really awesome to find the lineage back after my great great grandparents John Wesley Holland and Mary Elvira Ward. i now have many faces to go with the stories that my grandparents told me.

merlot
Added by Merlot on Nov 23, 2013 1:50 AM
Helen
Appreciative
Hi Larry, thanks for getting back with me on this search for Avery Pickens and his family. Since sending you the message about them, Betty's burial site was located with the assist of a relative of her Austin family so I sent a message to one of the descendants researching the family. Of note, Betty's 1947 death certificate is not listed on the Tennessee Death Index for that year, very odd, it makes me wonder if she lived in another state at the time of her death. The obituary located listed no specifics or surviving family or what year her husband, Avery passed away. So the search continues. Warmly, Helen
Added by Helen on Oct 08, 2013 4:53 AM
Helen
Austin query
Hi Larry, I see that you created a memorial for Cynthia Rebecca Lard Austin and uploaded some census & awesome photo images of her and several children. I am researching her daughter, Sarah Elizabeth "Betty" who married Avery Pickens on 30 Nov 1886 and bore several children. I last see her in the 1940 census as "Bettie", widowed, living with her son Owen, her daughter-in-law Evelyn and granddaughter Cynthia ~ noted in the Hardin,TN area. Do you know anything about her death information or that of Avery? I have been to the Archives Library in Nashville and have not found either one in the various databases. I'd love to connect with you regarding this family history. How are you related to them? Avery was the sibling to my GGG-Grandfather, John William Gabriel Pickens (1832-1899). Thanks and have a great day! Helen
Added by Helen on Sep 25, 2013 7:58 PM
Nora Mae Ball Smith
Thank You Larry
I have know some Wards and well no wonder I have found some on my own lines what great way to share information and add to the family trees... Thank You for Sharing, Nora Mae (Ball) Smith
Added by Nora Mae Ball Smith on Aug 29, 2013 3:11 AM
Barb
RE: Ruby Boatman Richardson Cem. Waterloo, Alabama
Thank you very much, Larry.
Barb
Added by Barb on Aug 19, 2013 10:13 PM
Judy K. Roberts
RE: Perdue
I am sorry, I do not see any info for her. If you would like a transfer, please use the edit tab and add you contributor number. Thank you!
Judy
Added by Judy K. Roberts on Apr 08, 2013 10:53 AM
Jeremy Berry
Frank Baker
Hi Larry! Thanks for posting a pic of Frank Baker, I didnt have any pics of him at all! Actually my acester trace stops at him because I cannot find any info on him or his parents. He married Margaret -Maggie- Ward, and I am a decendent from them and their son John O. Baker. If you happen to have any more pics of Frank and Maggie Ward, I sure would appreciate them, my e-mail is: jberry29589@sbcglobal.net
Added by Jeremy Berry on Mar 28, 2013 12:43 PM
Annette Foster
Baldridge & Ward tombstones
Larry,
Thank you for posting the info on Anna Baldridge, she is my children's gggg-grandmother through her son William Rogers also known as William Baldridge. Anna's daughter Jane was either William's half-sister or full sister as his father Mr. Rogers reportedly died when he was very young & Anna married Mr. Baldridge. Thank you for helping me share my children's Cherokee heritage with them. I would be happy to compare genealogy with her descendants.
Added by Annette Foster on Mar 23, 2013 9:43 AM
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