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Newton Coleman WARD[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1890 - 1974  (83 years)


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  • Name Newton Coleman WARD 
    Born 24 Oct 1890  Newport, Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5, 6
    • 24 Oct 1890 -> WWI Draft Registration card
      24 Oct 1890; Newport, GA -> SS-5
      24 Oct 1890, Georgia -> death certificate
      Oct 1891, GA -> 1900 census
    Gender Male 
    Census 1900  Stock Hill, Fannin County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Newton C. (8) appeared in the household of William H. Ward (35) as his son. He was born Oct 1891. He and both parents were born in Georgia. He had attended school four months during the year. The household included Mary L. (35), Edward C. (7), William D. (2), and Walter A. (1). The family lived on farm, which they owned.

      Mary's mother, Anie, appeared next door, and her brother, James P. Forrester appeared four households down.
    Census 1910  Stock Hill, Fannin County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Newton C. Ward (19) appeared as head of household. He and both parents were born in Georgia. He was a farmer on a general farm and employed others. He and Rachael (17) had been married less than one year (the number of months is difficult to read). He was literate. His home was rented and was a farm - farm schedule 62. The household included Nellie (1 month).

      Rachel's brother, John W. Johnson, appeared next door, with his family.
    Residence 1917  Newport, Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • At the time of his draft registration, Newt was a self-employed farmer in Newport, Georgia.
    Census 1920  Stock Hill, Fannin County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Newton C. Ward (28) appeared as head of household. He rented his home, which was a farm. He was married and was literate. He and both parents were born in Georgia. He was a farmer on a farm, working on his own account. The household included Rachel (27), Nellie (9), Ruby (7), Worth (5), Elleree (3), Bondell (1), and Martha J. Johnson (65).

      Martha Johnson was Rachel's mother. Newt's parents, William and Mary Ward, lived two households up.

      1920 Census Analysis Newton C. Ward Household
    Occupation 1925  [3
    Farmer 
    Census 1930  Stock Hill, Fannin County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Name Newt Ward 
    Residence 11 Jul 1939  Newport, Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • Residence reported on Worth's burial permit.
    Occupation 8 Dec 1939  Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    The Cohutta Talc Co. 
    Residence 12 Dec 1939  Chatsworth, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Address:
    RFD #3
    RFD #3 
    Residence From 1964 to 1974  Sunset Drive, Chatsworth, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence From Feb 1972 to Aug 1974  Ridgewood Manor Nursing Home, Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • He had been at Ridgewood for 18 months at the time of his death.
    Died 1 Aug 1974  Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13, 14
    • Newton Coleman Ward died at 10 A. M. on 01 Aug 1974 in Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia. His daughter, Mrs. Nellie Flowers, was the informant. Cause of death was bronchial pneumonia; he also had "thrombosis cerebral artery."
    Buried 3 Aug 1974  Stock Hill, Fannin County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 13
    Address:
    Johnson Cemetery 
    • He was buried on 03 Aug 1974. Peeples Funeral Home in Chatsworth, GA handled the arrangements.
    Notes 
    • Name:
      Newton C. Ward -> 1900 census
      Newton C. Ward -> Anne's birth certificate


      Connection to parents:
      *His parents are reported as William Ward and Mary "Foster" on his death certificate.
      *They are named as William Harvey Ward and Mary "Forster" on his SS-5.
      *He is named as William H. Ward's son -> 1900 census
    Person ID I1554  Kendrick-Hemphill
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2015 

    Father William Harvey WARD,   b. Sep 1864, Roy, Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1933, Newport, Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Mother Mary Lourania FORRESTER,   b. 7 Jul 1864, , Fannin County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1944, Newport, Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 9 Jan 1889  , Fannin County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F73  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rachel Louisa JOHNSON,   b. 9 Aug 1892, , Fannin County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1980, Chatsworth, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 27 Jun 1909  , Fannin County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [15, 16, 17
    • Newton Ward is named as the spouse of Rachel Louisa Ward on her death certificate.
      ", daughter of Mr. and Mrs. N. C. Ward became the bride of John Edward Hemphill. . .Mrs. Hemphill is her parents' youngest daughter, her sisters being Mrs. Prince Beavers and Mrs. John Fain, both of Blue Ridge; Mrs. Grady Johnson of Gainesville, Mrs. John Thomas, of Akron, Ohio; Mrs. Glenn Stewart and Mrs. Robert Fortenberry."
    Children 
    +1. Nellie M. WARD,   b. 31 Jan 1910, , probably Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1999  (Age 89 years)
    +2. Ruby Lee WARD,   b. 26 Feb 1912, Newport, Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1989, , Hall, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     3. William Worth WARD,   b. 3 Jun 1914, , probably Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1939, Morganton, Fannin County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
     4. Ellaree WARD,   b. 10 Aug 1916, Morganton, Fannin County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1997  (Age 81 years)
    +5. Bondell WARD,   b. 27 Nov 1918, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 2008, North Olmstead, Cuyahoga, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    +6. Thelma WARD,   b. 10 Apr 1921, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 2009, Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +7. Pearl WARD,   b. 15 Apr 1923, Newport, Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 2002, Gulfport, Harrison, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +8. Anna Lee WARD
    Photos At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F28  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Cohutta Talc Mine
    Cohutta Talc Mine
    Newt Ward worked in the mine and Rachel (Johnson) Ward cooked there.
    Cohutta Talc Mine
    Cohutta Talc Mine
    where my great-grandfather worked
    Memaw and Pepaw Ward in front of the mill
    Memaw and Pepaw Ward in front of the mill
    Newt Ward and Rachel Johnson
    Newt Ward and Rachel Johnson
    My great-grandparents, when they were courting. They are seated at the far left.
    Pepaw Ward at the Cohutta Talc Mine
    Pepaw Ward at the Cohutta Talc Mine
    Pepaw Ward at the Still
    Pepaw Ward at the Still

  • Sources 
    1. [S250] Whitfield County Death Certificate (basic), no. 14619 (1974), Newton Coleman Ward; (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S342] 1900 Census. Georgia. Fannin County, pop. sch., Stock Hill District; 29; sheet 2-B (penned); dwelling 38, family 38; William H. Ward household; accessed; 4 March 2008 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S487] Georgia. Fannin County. Birth Certificates., birth certificate; 59860; 1925; Anna Lee Ward (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S258] Social Security Administration - Form SS-5, Newton Coleman Ward; SS No. [held for private use]; 12 December 1939 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S300] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, accessed; 12 October 2009; Newton Coleman Ward, serial no. 880, order no. 11, Draft Board 0, Fannin County, Georga (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S315] Whitfield County Vital Records, death certificate; 14619; 1974; Newton Coleman Ward (Reliability: 2).

    7. [S353] 1910 Census. Georgia. Fannin County., Stock Hill; 28; 9-B; dwelling 62, household 62; Newton C. Ward household; accessed; 12 April 2008 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S300] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, accessed; 12 October 2009; Newton Coleman Ward, serial no. 880, order no. 11, Draft Board 0, Fannin County, Georga (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S351] 1920 Census. Georgia. Fannin County, Stockhill District; 40; sheet 1-B; dwelling 14, family 14; Newton C. Ward household; accessed; 8 April 2007 (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S350] 1930 Census. Georgia. Fannin County., Stock Hill Mil. District 1488; 56-19; sheet 1-B; dwelling 16, family 16; Newton C. Ward household; accessed; 30 December 2008 (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S312] Kendrick Family Papers, William Worth Ward Burial Permit; citing burial on 11 July 1939; Burial permit issued by the Georgia State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics; Photocopy owned by author's mother, who allowed the author to scan it in 2011 (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S315] Whitfield County Vital Records, death certificate; 14619; 1974; Newton Coleman Ward (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S346] Johnson/Stock Hill Cemetery, Rachel and Newton C. Ward monumental inscription; 19 July 2009; photographed by Tonia Kendrick (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S297] Social Security Death Index, accessed; 12 March 2007; Newton Ward; SS no. [privately held]; before 1951 (Reliability: 3).

    15. [S131] Internet.
      Abbrev: Fannin County Marriages
      Title: Fannin County Marriage Book
      Page: Book D, page 387.

    16. [S317] Murray County, Georgia Death Certificates, death certificate; 004040; 1980; Rachel Louisa Ward (Reliability: 3).

    17. [S303] Hemphill Family Scrapbook, "Ward-Hemphill Wedding Told"; published in The Chatsworth Times, 12 Dec 1946; In 2009, Ms. Davis provided her scrapbook to the author and allowed her to scan the contents (Reliability: 2).