Ellen M Ward1

#9517, (22 September 1880 - 3 November 1930)
Relationship2nd cousin 1 time removed of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*Albert F Ward1 (c 1843 - 1916)
Mother*Mary Gillett1 (c 1849 - 1914)


Alva Charles Howes b. 1882, d. 1948
Children 1.Opal Howes7 (c 1911 - )
 2.Onis Howes8 (1911 - 1986)
Her married name was Howes.2 
Birth*22 September 1880She was born on 22 September 1880 at IndianaG.1,3 
4 June 1900She appeared on the census of 4 June 1900 in the household of Albert F Ward and Mary Gillett at Precinct 2, Pigeon Twp., Warrick Co., IndianaG, age 19. b. IN Sep 1880.1 
Marriage*28 March 1909She married Alva Charles Howes, son of David Howes and Laura Stephens, on 28 March 1909 at Warrick Co., IndianaG.2 
20 April 1910She and Alva Charles Howes appeared on the census of 20 April 1910 at Owen Twp., Warrick Co., IndianaG.4 
30 October 1914In Albert F Ward's will dated 30 October 1914, Ellen M Ward was named as an heir, as Ellen Howes.5
12 January 1920She and Alva Charles Howes appeared on the census of 12 January 1920 at Lane Twp., Warrick Co., IndianaG.6 
Death*3 November 1930She died on 3 November 1930 at Warrick Co., IndianaG, at age 50.3 
Burial*circa 5 November 1930She was buried circa 5 November 1930 at Folsomville Cemetery, Warrick Co., IndianaG.3 


  1. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census. Albert F (56), b. IN Jun 1843, father b. LA, mother b. KY, farmer; Mary (50), b. IN Sep 1849. father b. NY, mother b. KY.
  2. [S648] Indiana Marriages 1811-1959/2007/2019 (index and images), online FamilySearch.org, Warrick Co., 1908-1910, vol. 14, p. 233, img. 145/328. Alvy Howes, farmer, res. Warrick Co., b. Warrick Co. 22 Mar 1882, son of Daniel Howes, farmer, and Laura Stephens, houseworker, both b. Warrick Co. and both deceased; and Ellen Ward, houseworker, res. Warrick co., b. Warrrick Co. 23 Mar 1881, dau. of Albert Ward, farmer, b. Warrick Co., and of Mary Gillett, houseworker, both res. Warrick Co.; both first marr., lic. 25 Mar 1909, marr. 28 Mar 1909 by Thomas E Reed, J. P.
  3. [S1628] FindAGrave.com, online findagrave.com, shared standing marker. Howes; Alva C, b. 22 Jan 1882, d. 13 Nov 1948; Ellen M, b. 22 Sep 1880, d. 3 Nov 1930. Memorial 20030815, created by and photo added by Debbie Howes.
  4. [S8] 1910 U.S. Federal Census. Alvy (27), b. and parents b. IN, farmer; Ella (29), b. and parents b. IN, no children; marr. 1 yr., both 1st marr.
  5. [S1436] Warrick County Will Records 1831-1934 (Salt Lake City: Genealogical Society of Utah, microfilmed ca. 1985), Will Records Vol. 5, p. 149, img. 676/784. Last will of Albert F Ward, 30 Oct 1914. Names children Malind Kingsburry, Benjamin E ward, Issabell Ward, Emma Stone, Ellen Howes and Ethel Ward; appoints Marion L Medcalf executor; witnesses William E Hatter and Wesley Schroer, both res. Dale IN. Filed 9 Feb 1916.. Online Ancestry.com.
  6. [S11] 1920 U.S. Federal Census. Alvah (37), b. and parents b. IN, farmer; Ellen (38), b. and parents b. IN.
  7. [S11] 1920 U.S. Federal Census.
  8. [S16] Social Security Death Index, (Washington, D.C.: Social Security Administration), index online Ancestry.com or FamilySearch.org, Onis Howes, SSN 306-07-4624, b. 3 Sep 1911, d. Dec 1988, last res. Indianapolis IN.