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Malford Willis WARD

Male 1852 - 1937  (85 years)


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  • Name Malford Willis WARD 
    Born 11 Aug 1852  , Lawrence, AR Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1860  , Van Buren, AR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1870  , Van Buren, AR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1880  , Van Buren, AR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1900  , Van Buren, AR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1910  , Van Buren, AR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1920  , Van Buren, AR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1930  , Van Buren, AR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Fraternal Org Mason 
    Died 26 Oct 1937  Choctaw, Van Buren, AR Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried Aft 26 Oct 1937  Clinton, Van Buren, AR Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Huie Cem
    Person ID I4853  Burnett / Halbrook Genealogy
    Last Modified 21 Jun 2015 

    Father William A WARD,   b. 1817, ,, SC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1880  (Age > 64 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Nancy HOLDERFIELD,   b. 1817, ,, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1867  (Age < 49 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Family ID F448  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha Selena TREADWAY,   b. 15 Jan 1856, , Van Buren, AR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1945, Choctaw, Van Buren, AR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 21 Jul 1872  , Van Buren, AR Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Children 
    +1. Mary Jennie WARD,   b. 24 Dec 1873, , Van Buren, AR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Nov 1961  (Age 87 years)
     2. William M WARD,   b. 18 Jan 1877,   d. 26 Jul 1879  (Age 2 years)
     3. Edwin A J WARD,   b. 17 Feb 1880,   d. 6 Aug 1881  (Age 1 years)
     4. Lavella WARD,   b. 28 Jun 1882,   d. 18 Dec 1948  (Age 66 years)
    +5. Roberta C WARD,   b. 18 Feb 1885, ,, AR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1963  (Age 78 years)
    +6. Sarah "Sally" WARD,   b. 5 Jun 1887, ,, AR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1973  (Age 86 years)
     7. Amanda Katherine WARD,   b. 7 Oct 1889, , Van Buren, AR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1969, Clinton, Van Buren, AR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     8. Florence Ellen WARD,   b. 18 Dec 1893, , Van Buren, AR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1937, Nixa, Christian, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F443  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Ward, Malford and Martha; circa 1910
    Ward, Malford and Martha; circa 1910
    Identified on the back as Malford "Black" Ward and "Matt" Treadway Ward. Copy given to Irma Burnett by Flemin Ward Smith 08 Oct 1988. Copy now in possession of Jamie Burnett.
    Ward Homestead - L to R Saphronie McGruder, Celine Huie, Martha Ward, and Malford Ward; circa 1918
    Ward Homestead - L to R Saphronie McGruder, Celine Huie, Martha Ward, and Malford Ward; circa 1918
    Photo in scrapbook belonging to Irma Halbrook Burnett, now in the possession of Jamie Burnett.
    Malford Ward family; circa 1904
    Malford Ward family; circa 1904
    L to R Back: Amanda Katherine Ward, Henry G. Stobuagh, Sally Ward, Lavella Ward, Jennie Huie; Front: Roberta Stobaugh, George Stobaugh, Florence Ward, Malford Ward, Edith Huie, Martha Ward.
    Copy of photograph was in a scrapbook kept by Irma Halbrook Burnett, now in the possession of Jamie Burnett.

    Documents
    Death Certificate - Amanda W Halbrook, 1969
    Death Certificate - Amanda W Halbrook, 1969
    Death Certificate - Florence E Halbrook, 1937
    Death Certificate - Florence E Halbrook, 1937
    Death Certificate - Malford Ward, 1937
    Death Certificate - Malford Ward, 1937

  • Notes 
    • Van Buren Co AR 1860 Census - Davis Twp taken 21 Aug by JB Lewis
      page 50 line 20 339 / 342
      Ward Wm A 43 NC farmer
      Nancy 43 TN
      Elbert J 20 TN
      Minor W 17 TN
      Elizabeth 15 TN
      J?lina 11 TN
      Alford 8 TN
      Malford 8 TN

      1870 Census Van Buren Co AR - Red River Twp
      page 13 line 12 96 / 96
      Ward William A 53 SC farmer
      Eliza 40 GA
      Alfred 18 AR
      Malford 18 AR
      Robert 3 AR
      Mary 3 AR
      William M 3/12 AR

      1880 Van Buren Co AR Soundex - Griggs Township
      page 463b ED 201 Sheet 37 Line 26
      Ward, Malford 27 AR
      Martha wife 23 AR
      Mary J dau 7 AR
      Edwin AJ son 3/12 AR

      1900 Arkansas Census - Van Buren County
      Choctaw Twp ED 138 Sheet 11 Line 44
      Ward, Malford Aug 1852 47 AR TN TN married 27 years
      Martha wife Jan 1856 44 AR NC NC 6 of 8 children living
      Lovelia dau Jun 1882 18 AR AR AR
      Bertie dau Feb 1885 15 AR AR AR
      Sarah dau Jun 1887 13 AR AR AR
      Amanda dau Oct 1889 10 AR AR AR
      Florence dau Dec 1893 6 AR AR AR

      1910 Van Buren, AR Census
      ED 121 Sheet 9 Household 166
      Choctaw Twp, taken 30 April
      Ward, Malford 58 AR SC TN married 36 years
      Martha wife 57 AR GA SC 6 of 8 children living
      Sallie dau 23 AR AR AR
      Halbrook, Florence dau 16 AR AR AR married 2/12 years
      Halbrook, Jeremiah son-in-law 20 AR AR AR

      1920 Van Buren Co AR - Choctaw twp
      ED 125 sheet 5A line 5 91/94
      taken 10-12 Jan by Robert Hunter
      Ward, Willis M 67 AR TN TN farmer owns free, can't write
      Martha S wife 64 AR NC NC can't write
      Saphronia McGruder cousin 70 TN TX TX widow, can read/write
      living next door to Chas L Treadway Jr

      1930 Van Buren Co, AR - Choctaw twp
      taken 22 Apr by James Kidd
      ED 71-7 sheet 4b page 42 line 65 80/82
      Stobaugh, Henry G 49 AR AR TN mrd @ 21
      Bert C wife 45 AR AR AR mrd @ 16
      Nolan son 16 AR AR AR
      Gladie dau 13 AR AR AR
      Kate dau 10 AR AR AR
      Bettie J dau 7 AR AR AR
      Ward, Willis M f-i-l 77 AR TN TN mrd @ 20
      Ward, Martha S m-i-l 74 AR NC NC mrd @ 16
      Williams, Joe lodger 63 AR TN USA widow, farmer

      documents: death certificate, federal land patent

  • Sources 
    1. [S35] Death Certificate, AR Cert # 1275; Malford Ward.

    2. [S2] Family Bible.

    3. [S116] tombstone.

    4. [S214] Arkansas County Marriages, 1837 - 1957, (Location: familysearch.org;), original source Van Buren Co, AR, (no book or volume), pg 239.