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Esther Kellogg Mayo

Esther Kellogg Mayo

Female 1814 - 1895  (81 years)

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  • Name Esther Kellogg Mayo 
    Born 20 Mar 1814  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    • Mayo (1965) gives her birth date as 11 March 1814 and the transcribed Orange Vital records gives her birth date as 20 March 1814
    Birth Record of Esther Mayo
    Birth Record of Esther Mayo
    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
    History Jun 1864  [4
    There is a family tradition, which says that she went to Washington, D.C., to visit her dying son, Marcus. 
    Census 1865  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Census 1870  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Census 1880  North Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Died 19 Aug 1895  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 13, 14, 15
    Cause: debility following a broken thigh 
    • She died at 10 minutes of three in the morning.
    Death Record of Esther K. Ward
    Death Record of Esther K. Ward
    History 20 Aug 1895  [3
    Her obituary reads "Mrs. Esther Mayo Ward, one of our aged and respected residents passed away last week Monday morning at three o'clock. She had long been ill, partly from fracturing her hip by a fall. She was born here March 10, 1814 and spent most of her eighty-one years of her life in this place. She was a member of the Congregational church here. She leaves six children, four of whom live in Orange and North Orange; Mr. Wales Ward in Saratoga, N.Y. and Mrs. Eddy Brooks at Grand Rapids, Michigan. All were present at the funeral as was her brother, Mr. William Mayo and his wife from Leominster."

    Her obituary in the Orange Enterprise reads, "Mrs. Esther R, widow of the late Thomas Ward, passed away Monday morning, after a long and painful illness. She fell more then four months ago and has been a constant sufferer since. She was born March 10, 1814.
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    Buried Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Gravestone of Thomas H. and Esther (Mayo) Ward
    Gravestone of Thomas H. and Esther (Mayo) Ward
    Their eldest son's name is etched on the stone as a memorial. Marcus is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
    Person ID I439  Roy Family Genealogy | Roy Line
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2016 

    Father Stephen Mayo,   b. 2 Feb 1783, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1871, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mary Cheney,   b. 29 Jul 1784, Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1870, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Apr 1804  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    • They were married by Joseph Metcalf, Esq.
    Family ID F172  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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) 
    Married 27 Oct 1835  Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 13, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20
    • They were married by the Rev. Mr. Shaw.
    Children 
     1. Marcus Harris Ward,   b. 24 Nov 1836, Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1864, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)  [Birth]
     2. West Allen Ward,   b. 20 Jul 1838, Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1922, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)  [Birth]
     3. Laura Jane Ward,   b. 22 Jan 1842, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1927, Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [Birth]
     4. Julia Eliza Ward,   b. 10 Aug 1844, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1928, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)  [Birth]
     5. Nancy Cheney Ward,   b. 9 Mar 1846, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1864, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years)  [Birth]
     6. Nelson Cheney Ward,   b. 9 Mar 1846, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1850, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)  [Birth]
     7. Maria Wheelock Ward,   b. 30 Nov 1847, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1873, Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)  [Birth]
     8. Wales N. Ward,   b. 29 Sep 1849, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1940, Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)  [Birth]
     9. Esther Finette Ward,   b. 15 Sep 1851, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1913, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)  [Birth]
     10. Roxy M. Ward,   b. 31 Mar 1854, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1888, Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)  [Birth]
     11. Everett Daniel Ward,   b. 16 Nov 1857, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1920, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2016 
    Family ID F463  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Mar 1814 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Oct 1835 - Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 35 - 1850 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 41 - 1855 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 46 - 1860 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 51 - 1865 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 56 - 1870 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 66 - 1880 - North Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: debility following a broken thigh - 19 Aug 1895 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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    Esther Kellogg (Mayo) Ward
    Esther Kellogg (Mayo) Ward
    (1814-1895)
    Esther Kellogg (Mayo) Ward
    Esther Kellogg (Mayo) Ward
    (1814-1895)

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

    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. [S471] Obituary of Esther Ward, (Orange, Massachusetts: Orange Enterprise, Tuesday, 20 August 1895).

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

    5. [S458] Eldredg, Ruth DeFonda, compiler. Transcription of Early Handwritten Records of Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Volume 1, (Wheat Ridge, Colorado: Search and Reserach Publishing Corp, 2001).

    6. [S188] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).
      Birth Record of Esther Mayo

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

    11. [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

    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: 178C; Enumeration District: 257; Image: 0357

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

    14. [S14] Find-a-Grave website, (http://www.findagrave.com).
      Find A Grave Memorial# 131825241

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

    16. [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).

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

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