Ann Simpson1,2

#2714, (circa 1816 - 1888)


Benjamin Ward b. 1815, d. 1887
Children 1.Viena Isadora Ward+ (c 1841 - 1919)
 2.Albert F Ward+ (c 1843 - 1916)
 3.Zachary Taylor Ward (1850 - )
Ann Simpson is almost certainly dau. of either Ignatius Simpson (more prob.) or Benjamin Simpson. Ignatius had a dau. b ca. 1816, and both had a dau. b. ca. 1820. In 1840, neis. of Benj. Ward and Ann Simpson were John Hesson and Nancy Ward, and Benjamin Simpson and Sally Roddy.3 
Her married name was Ward.2 
Birth*circa 1816She was born circa 1816 at KentuckyG.2 
Marriage*27 January 1839She married Benjamin Ward, son of ____ Ward and ____ _____, on 27 January 1839 at Spencer Co., IndianaG.1
1840She and Benjamin Ward appeared on the census of 1840 at Spencer Co., IndianaG; (nei. John Hesson, line 3; Benjamin Simpson, line 2.)4
17 August 1850She and Benjamin Ward appeared on the census of 17 August 1850 at Carter Twp., Spencer Co., IndianaG.5
22 August 1860She and Benjamin Ward appeared on the census of 22 August 1860 at Dale P.O., Carter, Spencer Co., IndianaG; (Vina I Isaacks also appears in Harvey Isaacks hh 16 Aug.)6
25 October 1870She and Benjamin Ward appeared on the census of 25 October 1870 at Pigeon Twp., Warrick Co., IndianaG.7
Death*1888She died in 1888 at Warrick Co., IndianaG.8 
Burial*1888She was buried in 1888 at Chinn Cemetery, Heilman, Warrick Co., IndianaG.8 


  1. [S1196] Spencer County Marriage Records 1818–1889. Bluffton, Indiana: T. Allen McQuary Co., 1936. Online, Vol. 1, p. 98. Benjamin A. Ward and Ann Simpson, lic. 25 Jan 1839, marr. 27 Jan 1839 by Wm. Grigsby.
  2. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census.
  3. [S27] Vincent W Hartnett, V. W. Hartnett Notes.
  4. [S54] 1840 U.S. Federal Census. Benj. (20-29); f (20-29) [Ann].
  5. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. B A Ward (34), farmer, b. LA; Ann (34), b. KY.
  6. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. Benjamin A (44), farmer, b. LA; Ann (44), b. KY.
  7. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. Benjamin (54), farm labor, b. LA; Ann (54), b. KY.
  8. [S1628], online, standing marker. Ann Ward, b. 1816, d.1888, bur. Chinn Cemetery, Heilman, Warrick Co. IN. Memorial 46258759, created by ladyN70, photo added by vicki sakel sprengel.