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Esther Finette Ward

Esther Finette Ward

Female 1851 - 1913  (61 years)

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  • Name Esther Finette Ward 
    Born 15 Sep 1851  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Census 1855  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 1860  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Census 1865  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Census 1870  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Married To 1 Apr 1874  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 10, 11
    Willie C. Turner, the son of William W. and Abbi H. Turner. He was born about 1856 in Erving, Massachusetts. They were divorced before 1900.

    Issue:
    1. Aubrey Knote Turner (1879-____) 
    Marriage Record of Esther F. Ward and Willie C. Turner
    Marriage Record of Esther F. Ward and Willie C. Turner
    Census 1880  Erving, 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
    History Abt 1901  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Esther became blind about 1901 and remained so for the rest of her life. According to Miner (1976) "She could remember some of the lace crochet patterns she had done before the affliction, and did much of this work besides other plain sewing." Sisters Esther and Laura lived together so that Laura could help Esther. 
    Census 1910  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Residence 1913  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Address:
    40 Beacon Street 
    Died 7 Mar 1913  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5
    Cause: tuburculosis  
    • She died at ten to seven in the morning.
    Death Record of Esther F. Turner
    Death Record of Esther F. Turner
    Buried 9 Mar 1913  Jones Cemetery, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I11929  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, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19
    • They were married by the Rev. Mr. Shaw.
    Family ID F463  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Sep 1851 - 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 - She was recorded while living with her parents. - 1870 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried To - Willie C. Turner, the son of William W. and Abbi H. Turner. He was born about 1856 in Erving, Massachusetts. They were divorced before 1900. Issue: 1. Aubrey Knote Turner (1879-____) - 1 Apr 1874 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 25 - 1880 - Erving, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - She was living with her sister, Laura, and was listed a divorced. - 1900 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory - Esther became blind about 1901 and remained so for the rest of her life. According to Miner (1976) "She could remember some of the lace crochet patterns she had done before the affliction, and did much of this work besides other plain sewing." Sisters Esther and Laura lived together so that Laura could help Esther. - Abt 1901 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - She was living with her sister, Laura, was listed as a widow, and was listed as blind. - 1910 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Address:
    40 Beacon Street - 1913 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts
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    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: tuburculosis - 7 Mar 1913 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 9 Mar 1913 - Jones Cemetery, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Esther Finette (Ward) Turner and her son Aubrey
    Esther Finette (Ward) Turner and her son Aubrey

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

    2. [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).

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

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

    5. [S190] Massachusetts, Death Records, 1841-1915, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).
      Death Record of Esther F. Turner

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

    7. [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

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

    9. [S192] 1870 U.S. Census - Massachusetts, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009).
      Year: 1870; Census Place: Orange, Franklin, Massachusetts; Roll: M593_615; Page: 353B; Image: 334926; Family History Library Film: 552114

    10. [S188] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).
      Marriage Record of Esther F. Ward and Willie C. Turner

    11. [S133] Massachusetts, Marriage Records, 1840-1915, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).
      Marriage Record of Esther F. Ward and Willie C. Turner

    12. [S189] 1880 U.S. Census - Massachusetts, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010).
      Year: 1880; Census Place: Erving, Franklin, Massachusetts; Roll: 533; Family History Film: 1254533; Page: 106B; Enumeration District: 248; Image: 0214

    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. [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).

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

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

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

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