Rev James Ward Jr.

Rev James Ward Jr.

Death 2 Sep 1862 (aged 35)
Burial Oaks, Delaware County, Oklahoma, USA
Plot New Springplace
Memorial ID 5345839 · View Source
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24 OCT 2020, Memorial notes at or near time of transfer. Added gender. 1) Original bio from creator of memorial is below divider. ~
Husb. of Esther Susan Hoyt, dau. of Dr. Milo Hoyt & Lydia Lowrey; M/o & Father of Darius E.; Lydia Ann; Clara Alice; Henry Julian; & Wm. Wirt Ward. James was murdered by Union Army Cherokees near the Moravian Mission. Esther took their children and Florence, dau. of her dead brother Dr. Hinman B. Hoyt, traveling to West Salem, Illinois to seek refuge. She died there in January, 1864. James & Esther's children eventually returned to Indian Territory; Clara Alice Ward, R.N. pursued a lifelong nursing career.James was the son of James Ward Sr., and nephew of George Ward, Cherokee Nation.

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  • Maintained by: Wes T.
  • Originally Created by: Patricia Mechling
  • Added: 7 Apr 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 5345839
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rev James Ward Jr. (15 Nov 1826–2 Sep 1862), Find a Grave Memorial no. 5345839, citing Oaks Cemetery, Oaks, Delaware County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Wes T. (contributor 48190645) .