DESCENDANTS OF NELSON R. WARD

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                           Don Norman

 

1.NELSON R. WARD

 

    Nelson R. Ward was born about 1840.  He married Cordelia

Adeline Slocum.  Cordelia died in 1920.

    The family moved form Upshur County WV to Calhoun County

about 1892.

 

Children of Nelson R. and Cordelia Adeline (Slocum) Ward.

 

  2.  (1). Jahugh                  b.Oct  5 1868   d.dec  2 1948

         m.Sarah Malinda Weaver  Jun 25 1899

 

  3.  (2). Ai                      b.       1870

 

  3.  (3). Dora J.                 b.       1874

 

  4.  (4). Maude                   b.       1890

         m.Joe Blake

 

 

2.JAHUGH WARD      1.NELSON R. WARD

 

    Jahugh Ward, a son of Nelson R. and Cordelia Adeline (Slocum)

Ward, was born October 5, 1868 and died in Calhoun County WV

December 2, 1948.  He married Sarah Malinda Weaver June 25, 1899.

Sarah, a daughter of Eugenous and Elizabeth (Ellyson) Weaver, was

born in 1879 and died April 12, 1959.

 

Children of Jahugh and Sarah (Weaver) Ward.

 

  5.  (1). Jennings                b.May 10 1900

         m.Frances Wright

 

  6.  (2). Ai                      b.Mar  5 1902   d.Apr 11 1987

         m.Leona Cowan

 

  7.  (3). Walter "Shode"          b.Feb 18 1904

         m.Ina Wright

 

  8.  (4). Hattie                  b.Jun  7 1905   d.Nov 16 1922

 

  9.  (5). Harley                  b.Aug 18 1907   d.Sep  6 1907

 

 10.  (6). Georgia                 b.Sep 11 1911

         m.Jim Ball

         m.Harry W. Stump  Jun 24 1939

 

 11.  (7). Auldie                  b.Sep 10 1915   d.May 17 1983

         m.James Barnard

 

 12.  (8). Arley                   b.Jul 21 1920   d. Oct 2 2005

         m.Thelma Riddle

         m.Jean Singleton

 

 

5.JENNINGS WARD      2.JAHUGH WARD      1.NELSON R. WARD

 

    Jennings Ward, a son of Jahugh and Sarah Malinda (Weaver)

Ward, was born in Calhoun County WV May 10 1900.  He married

Frances Wright.

 

Children of Jennings and Frances (Wright) Ward.

 

 13.  (1). Robert

 

 

6.AI WARD     2.JAHUGH WARD      1.NELSON R. WARD

 

    AI Ward, a son of Jahugh and Sarah Malinda (Weaver) Ward, was

born March 5, 1902 and died April 11, 1987.  He married Leona Virginia

Cowan. Leona, a daughter of George and Augusta Cowan, was born in Wirt County WV January 27, 1921 and died in Wood County WV March 26, 2013.

 

She is survived by her 4 children, Brenda Sue Ward of Parkersburg WV, Linda Lou Sampson (Willard) of St. Mary’s WV, Virginia Busch (Fred) of Petroleum WV, Gale E. Ward (Debra) of Dade City FL; 1 brother, Omar Cowan of FL; 1 sister, Oma Jean Wilson of Massillon OH; 15 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; 1 great- great granddaughter; special friend, Dale Rupert of Grantsville; and several nieces and nephews.

 

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Al Ward; 2 sons, Melvin Ward and Jack Cowan; 6 brothers, Lawrence, Olin, Emery, George Jr., Dennis and Cleo Cowan; and 2 sisters, Gladys and Waneta.

 

Children of Ai and Leona (Cowan) Ward.

 

 14.  (1). Melvin

 

 15.  (2). Gale E.

         m. Debra ---

 

 16.  (3). Jack

 

 17.  (4). Clara

 

 18.  (5). Linda Lou

          m. Willard Sampson

 

 19.  (6). Brenda Sue

 

 

10.GEORGIA WARD     2.JAHUGH WARD      1.NELSON R. WARD

 

    Georgia Ward, a daughter of Jahugh and Sarah Malinda (Weaver)

Ward, was born in Calhoun County WV September 11, 1911.  She

married Jim Ball.  Jim was killed in an auto accident in 1932.

Georgia married Harry W. Stump June 24, 1939.  Harry, a son of

French and Cora Stump, was born March 8, 1907 and died March 18,

1967.

 

Children of Jim and Georgia (Ward) Ball.

 

 20.  (1). Florence

         m.------- Meadows

 

 21.  (2). Gerald Russell

 

Children of Harry W. and Georgia (Ward) [Ball] Stump

 

 22.  (3). Geraldine

         m.Doyle D. Hupp

 

 23.  (4). French

 

 24.  (5). Virginia

         m.------ Bland

 

 

12.ARLEY WARD    2.JAHUGH WARD      1.NELSON R. WARD

 

Arley Ward, a son of Jahugh and Sarah (Weaver) Ward, was born in Calhoun County WV July 21, 1920 and died there October 2, 2005. He married Thelma Riddle. His second wife was Lula Lavoo “Jean” Singleton. Jean, daughter of the late Raymond and Edith Wine Singleton, was born December 25, 1926 in Braxton County WV and died in Lorain, Ohio May 29, 2009.

 

Surviving are her daughter, Glenda J. Berkheimer and her husband Joseph of Lorain; a step son, Ronald Ward and his wife Teresa of Grantsville.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Arley E. Ward in October, 2005.

 

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 2nd at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville. Interment will be in the Ward-Wilson Cemetery, Grantsville.

 

Friends may call at the funeral home 6 to 8 p.m. Monday and from 11 a.m. until time of services Tuesday.

 

 

Child of Arley and Thelma (Riddle) Ward.

 

 25.  (1). Ronald

          m. Teresa ----

 

Child of Lula Lavoo “Jean” Singleton.

 (Step child of Arley Ward.)

 

 26.  (1). Glenda

   m. Joseph Berkheimer

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

"History of Calhoun County WV 1989" pp.111,180

Norman, Don, "Descendants of Michael Stump"

Peake, Sandra M., "Descendants of Gideon Ellyson"

Hur Herald.com”Calhoun County WV Oct 10 2005, Mar 31 2009, Mar 26, 2013