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Laura Jane Ward

Laura Jane Ward

Female 1842 - 1927  (85 years)

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  • Name Laura Jane Ward 
    Born 22 Jan 1842  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Census 1850  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Census 1855  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Census 1860  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Married To say 1862  [2, 4, 5, 10
    David Osgood Rich, the son of Denny and Mary Ann (Osgood) Rich. He was born 9 May 1837 in Orange, Massachusetts and died 3 February 1877 in Orange, Massachusetts.

    Issue:
    1. Josie Lena Rich 
    Census 1865  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Census 1880  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Census 1900  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Residence Abt 1901  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Sisters Esther and Laura lived together so that Laura could help Esther who was now blind. 
    Address:
    Bacon Street 
    Census 1910  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Census 1920  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    History Sep 1925 to Oct 1925 
    She fell and broke her hip, was never mentally the same again, and was bed ridden. 
    Died 25 Mar 1927  Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 5
    Agency: She was the only patient at a home run by a Mrs. Field 
    Buried Tully Cemetery, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Person ID I11923  Roy Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2016 

    Father Thomas Harris Ward,   b. 28 Mar 1814, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1891, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Esther Kellogg Mayo,   b. 20 Mar 1814, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1895, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 27 Oct 1835  Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 17, 18, 19
    • They were married by the Rev. Mr. Shaw.
    Family ID F463  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Jan 1842 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - She was recorded while living with her parents. - 1850 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - She was recorded while living with her parents. - 1855 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - She was recorded while living with her parents. - 1860 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - She was recorded while living with her parents. - 1865 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 38 - 1880 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - She was listed as a widow - 1900 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Sisters Esther and Laura lived together so that Laura could help Esther who was now blind. - Abt 1901 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - She was listed as a widow. Her sister, Esther who was blind, was living with her. - 1910 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - She was listed as a widow. - 1920 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Agency: She was the only patient at a home run by a Mrs. Field - 25 Mar 1927 - Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Tully Cemetery, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

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    Laura Jane (Ward) Rich
    Laura Jane (Ward) Rich
    (1842-1927)
    Laura Jane (Ward) Rich
    Laura Jane (Ward) Rich
    (1842-1927)
    Taken later in her life

  • Sources 
    1. [S451] Martyn, Charles. The William Ward Genealogy - The History of the Descendants of William Ward of Sudbury, Mass. 1638-1925, (New York: Artemas Ward, 1925).

    2. [S468] Miner, Beatrice M. History of Orange 1753-1976, (Orange, Massachusetts: Orange Historical Society, 1976).

    3. [S453] Roy, Robert Alan. Extracts from the Genealogical Files of Barbara Crosby, (Orange, Massachusetts: manuscript, 1980).

    4. [S454] Mayo, Chester Garst. John Mayo of Roxbury, Massachusetts 1630-1688 A Genealogical and Biographical Record of His Descendants, (Rutland, Vermont: Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1965).

    5. [S469] Crosby, Barbara. The Ward Family of 11 Children, (Orange, Massachusetts: manuscript, circa 1950).

    6. [S457] Ward, Andrew Henshaw. Ward Family: Descendants of William Ward, (Boston: Samuel G. Drake, 1851).

    7. [S192] 1870 U.S. Census - Massachusetts, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009).
      Year: 1850; Census Place: Orange, Franklin, Massachusetts; Roll: M432_317; Page: 362A; Image: 326

    8. [S274] New England Historic Genealogical Society. Massachusetts, State Census, 1855 , (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014).

    9. [S191] 1860 U.S. Census - Massachusetts, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009).
      Year: 1860; Census Place: Orange, Franklin, Massachusetts; Roll: M653_501; Page: 374; Image: 378; Family History Library Film: 803501

    10. [S167] International Genealogical Index (IGI), (Salt Lake City, Utah: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints).

    11. [S275] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts. Massachusetts, State Census, 1865 , (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014).

    12. [S189] 1880 U.S. Census - Massachusetts, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010).
      Year: 1880; Census Place: Orange, Franklin, Massachusetts; Roll: 533; Family History Film: 1254533; Page: 187B; Enumeration District: 257; Image: 0376

    13. [S137] 1900 U.S. Census - Massachusetts, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004).
      Year: 1900; Census Place: Orange, Franklin, Massachusetts; Roll: 649; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0493; FHL microfilm: 1240649

    14. [S186] 1910 U.S. Census - Massachusetts, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 20).
      Year: 1910; Census Place: Orange, Franklin, Massachusetts; Roll: T624_589; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 0512; FHL microfilm: 1374602

    15. [S26] 1920 U.S. Census - Massachusetts, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010).
      Year: 1920; Census Place: Orange, Franklin, Massachusetts; Roll: T625_698; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 124; Image: 326

    16. [S14] Find-a-Grave website, (http://www.findagrave.com).
      Find A Grave Memorial# 126928364

    17. [S470] Obituary of Thomas Harris Ward, (Athol, Massachusetts: Athol Transcript, Tuesday, 14 July 1891).

    18. [S455] Systematic History Fund. Vital Records of Athol, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849, (Worcester, Massachusetts: Franklin P. Rice, 1910).

    19. [S519] Massachusetts, Marriages, 1633-1850, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 200).
      Marriage Record of Esther K. Mayo and Thomas H. Ward