John Wesley Ware

Birth
Grant County, Indiana, USA
Death 16 May 1924 (aged 64)
Crawford, Dawes County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Crawford, Dawes County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID 82912139 · View Source
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John Wesley Ware was born 23 Dec 1859 in Green township, Grant county, Indiana, son of John AJ Ware and Rachel Ann (Vanhorn) Ware.

John married Minnie Louise Mueller on 2 Jun 1886 in Chadron, Dawes, Nebraska (Family Records of Fred Knecht). They had the following children:
Wesley, b. 5 Sep 1887
Frederick Harrison 'Fred', b. 18 May 1889
Edna Pearl, b. 29 Oct 1892
Robert Earl, b. 24 Feb 1896
Franklin Ray, b. 2 Jul 1898
Jasper Andrew, b. 29 May 1900
Lola Opal, b. 17 Oct 1909

John passed away 16 May 1924 in Crawford, Dawes, Nebraska and was buried in the Crawford Cemetery.

Sources:
1. 1860 US Census for John A. J. Ware living in Green, Grant, Indiana. Lists John A. J. Ware (head) age 31 born in Ohio, wife Rachel A. age 29 born in Ohio, dau Cassander or Cassandra age 9 born in Indiana, don Benjamin F. age 5 born in, son Robert age 4 born in Indiana, dau Margaret J. age 2 born in Indiana, son John W. age 4/12 born in Indiana.

2. 1870 US Census for John Ware living in Wolf River Township, Doniphan, Kansas. Listed are John Ware (head) age 41 born in Ohio, wife Rachel A. age 40 born in Ohio, dau Cassandra born 1851 in Indiana, son Franklin born 1854 in Indiana, son Robert born 1856 in Indiana, dau Margaret J. born 1858 in Indiana, son John W. born 1860 in Indiana, dau Melissa born1868 in Kansas, and dau Mary E[liza] born 3 months prior to the 1870 census [7 Aug 1870], abt April 1870.

3. 1880 US Census for Rachel Ware in Wolf River, Doniphan, Kansas. Listed are John Ware age 51 (Farmer) born in Ohio (parents born in New Jersey), wife Rachel age 49 born in Ohio, father born in Ohio, mother born in Virginia, son J. W. age 20 (farm laborer) born in Indiana, dau Malissa age 12 born in Kansas, and dau Eliza age 10 born in Kansas.

4. 1900 US Census for Robert E. Ware living with siblings & parents in Union Township, Doniphan, Kansas. Lists John Ware age 40 born Dec 1859 in Indiana, wife Minnie L. age 32 born Mar 1868 in Germany (her parents also born in Germany) and John and Minnie married in 1887, son Freddie age 11 born May 1889 in Nebraska, dau Edna age 7 born Oct 1892 in Kansas, son Robert E. age 4 born Feb 1896 in Kansas, son Jasper age 0 born May 1900 in Union, Doniphan, Kansas. Also listed is John Ware's niece Katie Schmidt age 22 born Nov 1877 in Iowa.

5. 1910 US Census for J. W. Ware & family living in Crawford, Dawes, Nebraska. Lists J. W. Ware (head) age 50 born abt 1860 in Indiana, wife Minnie age 42 born abt 1868 in Germany, son Fred age 21 born abt 1889 in Nebraska, dau Edna age 17 born abt 1893 in Kansas, son Earl age 14 born abt 1896 in Kansas, son Jasper age 10 born abt 1900 in Kansas and dau Opal age 6 months born abt 1910 in Nebraska.

6. 1920 US Census for John Wesley Ware, siblings & parents living in Crawford, Dawes, Nebraska. Lists J W Ware age 60 born abt 1860 in Indiana, wife Minnie age 52 born abt 1868 in Germany, son Frederick age 30 born abt 1890 in Nebraska, son Jaspar age 19 born abt 1901 in Kansas, dau Lola age 10 born abt 1910 in Nebraska.



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  • Created by: Rich Ware
  • Added: 3 Jan 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 82912139
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Wesley Ware (23 Dec 1859–16 May 1924), Find A Grave Memorial no. 82912139, citing Crawford Cemetery, Crawford, Dawes County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Rich Ware (contributor 47399261) .