Hi Joyce, i am a direct line of John Ward, he married Matilda caroline Pouncey,he was born 1825, in n.c. we have it that matilda was born in al. abt 1832, she died 27 jun.1909. they had 8 children.malissa caroline,b. 1861,John leandrewb.1863,died in his teens.mary Frances b.1865. Daniel b.1867(this is my line he is my gfather).william Perry b.1870. charles j.b1874, Benjamin Clay b.1877. James Hubberd b.1879or 80. who is your line would like to hear from you. Doris p.s. we also know it to be John H.