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Ruth Esther Ward

Ruth Esther Ward

Female 1889 - 1980  (91 years)

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  • Name Ruth Esther Ward 
    Born 9 Jul 1889  Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Birth Record of Ruth Esther Ward
    Birth Record of Ruth Esther Ward
    Gender Female 
    Census 1900  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Census 1910  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Census 1920  Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Census 1930  Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Residence Sep 1939  Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Census 1940  Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    History When she attended Orange High School, she lived with her Aunt, Grace (Harding) Whitney at 77 North Main Street, Orange, Massachusetts. 
    SSN 013-50-9679  [3
    Died 26 Dec 1980  Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 14
    Agency: Athol Memorial Hospital 
    Buried 31 Dec 1980  Jones Cemetery, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Woodman Family Gravestone
    Woodman Family Gravestone
    Harry L. Woodman
    Ruth E. Ward
    Shirley F. Buell
    Janice M. Farmer
    Person ID I827  Delvee Family | Clan of Jonathan, Tribe of Joseph
    Last Modified 7 Mar 2018 

    Father Everett Daniel Ward,   b. 16 Nov 1857, North Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1920, North Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Cora May Harding,   b. 9 Jun 1868, Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1952, North Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 22 Oct 1885  Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 8, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19
    Marriage Record of Cora Harding and Everett Ward
    Marriage Record of Cora Harding and Everett Ward
    Family ID F477  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Harry Lincoln Woodman,   b. 24 Nov 1880, Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1968, Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 02 Oct 1912  North Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [20, 21
    Agency: the Home of Everett and Cora Ward, Ruth's parents 
    • They were married in a double ring ceremony performed by the Rev. Selden W. Cummings, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Lowell.
    Children 
     1. Shirley Frances Woodman,   b. 29 Oct 1917, Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 2016, Cabot, Butler County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years)  [Birth]
     2. Janice Mary Woodman,   b. 6 Oct 1919, Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 2009, Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 11 May 2014 
    Family ID F489  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Jul 1889 - Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - She was recorded while living with her parents. - 1900 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - She was a public school teacher and a boarder with the Turners. - 1910 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Agency: the Home of Everett and Cora Ward, Ruth's parents - 02 Oct 1912 - North Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 30 - 1920 - Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 40 - 1930 - Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 422 Pine Street - Sep 1939 - Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1940 - Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Agency: Athol Memorial Hospital - 26 Dec 1980 - Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 31 Dec 1980 - Jones Cemetery, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.

  • Sources 
    1. [S39] Crosby, Barbara, The Ward Family of 11 Children/, (Orange, Massachusetts: manuscript, circa 1950).

    2. [S76] Funeral Card of Ruth E. Woodman, (1980).

    3. [S83] Social Security Death Benefit Records (SSDI), (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011).

    4. [S572] Find a Grave web site, (Provo, Utah: Find A Grave, Inc.).
      Memorial ID 131973359

    5. [S911] Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc).

    6. [S801] Massachusetts, Birth Records, 1840-1915 , (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).
      Birth Record of Ruth Esther Ward

    7. [S800] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).
      Birth Record of Ruth Esther Ward

    8. [S504] 1900 U.S. Federal Census - Massachusetts, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004).
      Year: 1900; Census Place: Orange, Franklin, Massachusetts; Page: 26; Enumeration District: 0494

    9. [S503] 1910 U.S. Federal Census - Massachusetts, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006).
      Year: 1910; Census Place: Orange, Franklin, Massachusetts; Roll: T624_589; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0512; FHL microfilm: 1374602

    10. [S499] 1920 U.S. Federal Census - Massachusetts, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010).
      Year: 1920; Census Place: Lowell Ward 8, Middlesex, Massachusetts; Roll: T625_712; Page: 14B; Enumeration District: 567

    11. [S509] 1930 U.S. Federal Census - Massachusetts, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002).
      Year: 1930; Census Place: Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts; Page: 22A; Enumeration District: 0136

    12. [S54] Birth Notice - Jean Ruth Smith, (Lowell, Massachusetts: Lowell Sun, 14 September 1939).

    13. [S806] 1940 U.S. Federal Census - Massachusetts, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012).

    14. [S805] Massachusetts Death Index, 1970-2003 , (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005).

    15. [S3] Ward, Edith. Decent of Lawrence C. Ward, (New York: manuscript, c 1970).

    16. [S38] Brodeur, Diane. Annotated Genealogy of Joseph Delvey, Brodeur, Diane , (Oxford, Massachusetts: manuscript, 1981).

    17. [S52] Muse, Jeanne. Delvey Family Group Sheets, (Asheville, North Carolina: manuscript, 20 August 1995).

    18. [S827] Massachusetts, Marriage Records, 1840-1915, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).
      Marriage Record of Cora Harding and Everett Ward

    19. [S800] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).
      Marriage Record of Cora Harding and Everett Ward

    20. [S51] Wedding Invitation.

    21. [S77] News Article: Marriage of Ward and Woodman, (Lowell, Massachusetts: Lowell Sun, 1912).