Nancy A Ward1

#789, (circa 1814 - between 1860 and 1864)
RelationshipGreat-grandmother of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*____ Ward2 (s 1790 - )
Mother*____ _____3 (s 1792 - )

Family

John Hesson Jr b. bt 1810 - 1814, d. 1880
Children 1. Harriet E Hesson+1 (1838 - 1915)
 2.Sarah Anne Hesson+5 (c 1844 - 1865)
 3.Elizabeth Melissa Hesson+5 (1842 - )
 4.Samuel M. Hesson5 (c 1847 - )
 5.Nancy Frances Hesson+5 (1850 - 1901)
Her married name was Hesson.4 
Birth*circa 1814She was born circa 1814 in LouisianaB.1,5 
Marriage*11 August 1837She married John Hesson Jr, son of John Hesson and Sarah Simpson, on 11 August 1837 at Spencer Co., IndianaB.6,7 
1840She and John Hesson Jr appeared on the census of 1840 at Spencer Co., IndianaB; neis. Benj. Simpson; Benj. Ward; parents John and Sarah.8
24 August 1850She and John Hesson Jr appeared on the census of 24 August 1850 at Jackson Twp., Spencer Co., IndianaB.5
16 August 1860She and John Hesson Jr appeared on the census of 16 August 1860 at Jackson Twp., Spencer Co., IndianaB; neis. Benj. and Eliza. Hesson; John Tuley; Benj. Bridges and Hannah; Wm. and Susannah Hesson.9
Death*between 1860 and 1864She died between 1860 and 1864 at Spencer Co., IndianaB.10 
ChartsAncestors of Nelle Belle Bridges

Citations

  1. [S1672] Indiana Death Certificates 1899-2011, Indiana State Board of Health, Death Certificates, 1900–2011, 1910-1919, Roll 18. No. 234, Reg. No. 34. Harriet E Hesson, b. IN 26 Jan 1838, dau. of John Hesson (bb. KY) and Nancy Ward (b. LA); wid. of Henry N Williams, d. Jackson Twp., Spencer Co. IN, 30 Mar 1915, age 77y 2m 4d, lobar pneumonia; inf. Silas Bridges; bur. Wright Cemetery, 1 Apr 1915, online Ancestry.com.
  2. [S520] VWH, likely that Benjamin Ward and Nancy Ward are siblings. Born 2 years apart in Louisiana, neighbors in 1840 census.
  3. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. Benjamin (64), farmer, b. LA, father b. VA, mother b. KY; Ann (64), b. KY, father b. MD, mother b. KY.
  4. [S76] Ancestry.com George's Family of 124183, online Ancestry.com.
  5. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. John (37), b. KY; Nancy (36), b. LA.
  6. [S198] Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 [database], Jordan Dodd, Liahona Research and Works Progress Administration, compilers, online Ancestry.com, John Hesson amd Nancy Ward, marr. 11 Aug 1837, Spencer Co. IN. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT. OS Page: 1321758 - 1321759.
  7. [S648] Indiana Marriages 1811-1959/2007 (index and images), online FamilySearch.org, Index entry. John Hessen and Nancy Wards, Spencer Co., lic. 9 Aug 1837, marr. 11 Aug 1837, by Hnery Hart.
  8. [S54] 1840 U.S. Federal Census. John Hesson (20-29); F (20-29) [Nancy], 1 m <5 [?]; 1 f <5 [Harriet].
  9. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. John (49), b. KY, own farm $1600; Nancy (48), b. LA.
  10. [S239] Tuley Family Tree, racelander64, owner, online Ancestry.com, no other details.