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COL William Ward “Ward” Childs

COL William Ward “Ward” Childs

Birth
St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Death 22 Mar 1911 (aged 67)
St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Plot Block 25, Lot 990
Memorial ID 18559 · View Source
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Sergeant, C.S.A. Childs was the great-great-grandson of Betty Washington, sister of President George Washington. He enlisted in Landis' Missouri Confederate artillery & served with it throughout the war. He was with the battery company when it surrendered at Vicksburg & was later exchanged. After the war he moved to New York to work for the American Manufacturing Company on Wall Street.

Enlisted 1861 Landis MO and discharged 1865
Father of Marie Berkeley 1871; James Hill 1873; Sallie Maury 1881 and Farley Carter 1883. Husband to Mary Fairfax Berkeley.


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  • Maintained by: Karen Schneider Childs
  • Added: 26 Nov 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18559
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for COL William Ward “Ward” Childs (6 Dec 1843–22 Mar 1911), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18559, citing Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Karen Schneider Childs (contributor 47708662) .