James Ward 1770 - 1843 |
& 1790 Deliah Freeman 1771 - 1821 |
& 1823 Silvia Ward 1780 - 1829 |
& 1829 Penelope Hunter ? - 1832 | her
& 1832 Elizabeth Jones 1791 - 1876 |
& 1809 James Howell Jones 1781 -1831 | his
& 1846 Rev. James Delke 1793 - 1862 | his
of near Powellsville, Bertie County, North Carolina
This is my working hypothesis - the way I see it as of this moment!!
James Ward and Elizabeth Jones were
married 13 December 1832.
James Ward was born 5 Feb 1770, the son of Thomas Ward and his wife Pheraby
Hill, near Powellsville in Bertie Co, NC .
He married first on 27
February 1790, Delilah Freeman, daughter of John Freeman.
Deliah died 14 May
He married second on 20 May 1823, Silva Ward, the widow of his brother Joshua
Silva died 28 May 1829.
Thirdly he married on 22 Nov 1829 Penelope Hunter,
daughter of Timothy.
Penelope died 22 April 1832.
He married Elizabeth Jones Jones on 13 December 1832.
in James Ward's Bible now in the possession of Michael Moore.
James Ward was a Deacon of Colerain (Wiccacon)
He was a Justice of the Peace for Bertie County.
He purchased "Maple Lawn" from his brother-in-law James Sidney
Jones III when Jones moved to Alabama (originally the overseer's home,
Jones had rebuilt it in
1828 as a home for his mother, his sisters and himself.)
18th century Ward Home near Powellsville, NC
ca 1970 photos by James Moore
after the home of Augustus Bass and his wife Celia Brittain burned in
Ann Ward and John W Moore traded them the Ward place with the house
for property joining our farm Maple Lawn that my father called the
John and Ann Moore were already living in their mansion in Murfreesboro
and Elizabeth and James Delk moved out to Maple Lawn about that
Will of James Ward
James Ward's Gravestone
Elizabeth Jones, daughter of James Sidney Jones II and his wife Ann (Nancy) Walton was
born 16 October 1791 at the Jones' Hole in Hertford Co NC.
married 4 Oct. 1809 her cousin James Howell Jones (1781-1831).
Howell Jones was Hertford County's Clerk & Master in Equity from 1806 until his death
in 1831. They built a home (the Bazemores') in 1825.
Howell Jones's first wife Nancy was
buried in the Duer graveyard January 1808.
Elizabeth Jones Jones married James Ward on 13 December 1832.
James Ward died 27 February 1843.
December 1846 she married the Rev. James Delke (1793-1862).
(He's who cut the trees on the front lawn so his sweet-potato patch could get enough sun.)
He died in 1862.
After her daughter Ann's home burned in 1866 at Murfreesboro Ann, her
husband Major John W Moore and family made their home with Elizabeth at Maple Lawn.
Elizabeth Delke died 1 October 1876.
Children of James Ward and Delilah Freeman:
1. Christian[a] Ward 12 Dec 1790 - 15 April 1853 age 63
married 21 Mar 1807 Isaac Norfleet
11 Oct 1844 age 64
he had married 1st 15
Jan 1806 in Hertford
Co, NC Mary Scull
2. Dr. John Freeman Ward 13 Sep 1792 - 22 Feb 1834 age 41 yrs 5 mos 9 days
married 1st Dec 11, 1817 Mary E Phillips
of Orange Co
married 2nd May 25, 1828 Silva Spivey,
she died 26 June 1832
3. Thomas Ward 12 Jun 1794 - 12 Dec 1794
Child of James Ward and Elizabeth Jones:
1. Ann James Ward 30 Jun 1834 - 16 March 1901
married 28 Sept 1853 John Wheeler Moore
23 Oct 1833- 6 Dec 1906
Ann's baby mug
that Uncle Jack had converted to a covered cream pitcher
Children of Howell Jones and Elizabeth Jones:
1. James Adolphus Jones 24 Oct 1810 - 20 Aug 1887
married 1st ca 1834 in Mobile AL
America Wade ca 1815 - 1859/64
daughter of Reuben Wade [d. 1838 Jefferson Co, AL] and Lucy Martin
who were married 30 Jan 1804 in Franklin Co, VA Deb.
married 2nd 2 March 1865 Martha Virginia
Sossaman 1837 - 1911
2. Elizabeth Jones born ca 1813 - died young ca 1818
3. Howell Morgan Jones 6 Aug 1819 - 15 July 1865
married 3 Feb 1842 Mary Henrietta Thomas
1824 - 1897
Step children of James Ward -- [Bible of James Ward]
Children of Silva Ward and Joshua Ward:
1. Martha F. Ward 6 March 1798 -
married ca 1821 William Etheridge d Jan 1837 Bertie Co
NC [ his 2nd wife ]
2. James Ward 5 Feb 1800 - 9 Jan 1823
?married Mary Russell [dau of Mary Freeman & James V. Russell
granddaughter of Hardy Freeman & Senith Hunter (Carl Freeman)
3. Thomas Ward 3 Dec 1803 - 9 Oct 1806
4. Thomas Jefferson Ward 4 March 1807 -
5. Benjamin Ward 27 July 1811 -
6. Mary Pharaby Ward 27 May 1813 - 24 July 1850 Union Parish LA
married in NC 27 Aug 1835 Iredell S Jordan 22 Jan 1806
- 23 Apr 1844 Dallas Co AL
son of James and Mary Jordan
married 2nd Union Par LA 13 Feb 1849 George Everett
1797 - 1855
7. Susanna Ward 29 March 1816 -
married Dallas Co
AL 1 Dec 1844 Edmond D King
4 Jan 1832 from T.J.C. Ward, Sumner Co, TN to James Ward, Pitch Landing, Hertford Co,
NC "Dear Father . . . I rec'd your letter some few days passed and perrused the
contents with astonishment to learn that Brother had gone to New York to learn the talers
trade. . .if he wants to be a macanick come to this country and go with me to the South
and be a machinen maker. . .he can learn that as quick again as the talering business. .
Abstract by Ransom McBride in the NCGSJ - Feb. 85. p.37
Step children of Elizabeth Jones --
Children of James Delke and Susan Bats Kerr nee
1. Susan J Delke ca 1819 Surry Co VA - bef 1893 Murfreesboro NC
married Francis Nolley, a tailor in
brother of Rev. Geo. W
Nolley, a distinguished Methodist divine in Virginia Conference
2. James A Delke 14 Sept 1821 Surry Co VA - 26 Nov 1893 Conway SC dsp
Children of Christian Ward 1790-1853 & Isaac Norfleet 1780 - 5 Nov 1844:
Dr. John Freeman Ward 1792 - 1834 | his
& 1817 Mary E Phillips | her
& 1828 Silva Spivey d. 1832 | her
of Bertie Co NC & Tarboro NC
of Madison Co TN
This is my working hypothesis - the way I see it as of this moment!!
1792, 13 Sept --- John Freeman Ward was born,
the son of James Ward and wife Deliah Freeman
1817, 11 Dec - Dr John F Ward married Mary E Phillips of Orange Co
1819, 25 April - daughter Margaret Ward is born.
1821, 14 May - his mother Deliah Freeman Ward dies
1822, Feb 7th -- writing from Tarboro -- a statement about small pox
vaccination - he had been sent the actual disease "matter" instead
of the vaccination "matter" - but correct matter was obtained and
all had been vaccinated with that....appeared in the Edenton Gazette that
1827 -- a letter for him was as the post office in Windsor NC
1828, 25 May - Dr. John F Ward married 2nd Silva Spivey
1829, 26 March - son DeWitt Ward is born
1829, 19 June -- son DeWitt Ward dies.
1831, 29 July - daughter Laura Ward is born
1832, 26 June - wife Silva Spivey Ward dies.
1834, 22 Feb - Dr. John Freeman Ward dies in Madison Co TN [T F P 21 Mar 1834]
1835, 26 Feb - daughter Margaret Ward marries James Weddell
1843, 27 Feb his father James Ward died
1844, 29 Jan daughter Laura died in Salem, aged about 13
years. [T P 10 Feb 1844]
Child of Dr. John F Ward 1792 - 1834 & Mary E Phillips:
1. Margaret Ward 25 April 1819 NC - 18 Feb 1881 Richmond VA
married 26 Feb 1835 at
James Weddell 19 Mar 1807 Scotland - 13 Mar 1865 Warren Co NC
naturalized 1842 son of Archibald
Weddell and Henrietta Laurie of East Calder, Scotland
Tarboro NC 1850 census - in 1860 family living in Petersburg VA - he is
a. John Archibald Weddell 23 July
1838 Tarboro - 1 May 1863
married Laura Baker MacNair
dau of Edmund MacNair of Edgecombe Co
per g grandson Hugh Stephenson
b. Rev. Alexander Watson Weddell 20 May 1841 Tarboro - 6
Dec 1883 VA
1870 census says Rector P E Church - 1880 says minister
24 Jan 1866 Penelope Margaret Wright 29 Feb 1840 - 9
i. James Wright Weddell 1868 -
ii. Margaret Ward Weddell
iii. Penelope Wright
Weddell 1871 -
married St George Mason Anderson
1. Penelope Weddell Anderson
married Frederick B McBribe
William Sparrow Weddell 1874 -
married Elizabeth Fletcher Parrish
v. Alexander Wilborne
Weddell 6 Apr 1876 - 1 Jan 1948
married NYC 31 May 1923 Virginia Atkinson Chase 20 Dec 1874 MO - 1 Jan 1948
vi. Elizabeth Wright
Weddell 1878 -
c. Virginius Lorrain Weddell 31 Jan
1843 Tarboro - 23 July 1862
Children of Dr. John F Ward & Silva Spivey:
1. DeWitt Ward 26 March 1829 - 19 June 1829
2. Laura Ward 29 July 1831 - 29 Jan 1844 at Salem
Children of Ann James Ward and
John Wheeler Moore:
Children of James Adolphus Jones & America Wade:
Children of James Adolphus Jones & Martha Virginia Sossaman:
Children of Howell Morgan Jones & Mary Henrietta Thomas:
09 November 2013