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James Benjamin Ward Family of Dale & Geneva County Alabama

Updated November 9, 2000

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James Benjamin Ward b. 1796, South Carolina,
d. 1862, Dale County Alabama.
m. Elizabeth English b. ca 1798, what is now Houston County, Georgia. Elizabeth was full Creek Indian. A "found child" of James English of Decatur County Georgia.
d. Dec 1879 Dale County Alabama
children (8): John Jackson, James Madison, Thomas Jefferson, William Josiah "Diamond Joe", Benjamin Franklin, Elizabeth, Mary Jane, & Monroe.

***Looking for information concerning the parents of James Benjamin Ward, thought to be Jonathan (John) Jackson (Jack) Ward & Nakaha Nahoga Moniac. John Jack Ward & Nahoga Moniac are thought to have had fourteen (14) children: Elijah, James Benjamin, William, Jackson, Susan, Elizabeth, Nancy, Peggy, Toblert & Tarleton (twins), Polly, John Grady, Moses, and Nathan.***

Jonathan Jack Ward's father allegedly a Michael Ward, no middle name, birth date/place, no death date/place available, wife unknown.

Also looking for information and descendents of children of James Benjamin Ward & Elizabeth English. The following is my line:

I. James Benjamin Ward m. Elizabeth English.
They had the 8 children listed above.

II. John Jackson Ward (Sr.), b. 16 Feb 1827, Georgia
m. Susan Wynn, b. 23 Feb 1825, Burke County, Georgia.
They had 15 children: Mary Jane, James Jefferson, Susan Elizabeth, Nancy Ellen, John Jackson (Jr.), William Josiah, Theresa E., Louisa Elizabeth Francis, Franklin J., Rebecca A., Thomas J., Sarah M., Katherine "Rodie", Sterling, & Annette.

III. John Jackson Ward (Jr.), b. 25 Jan 1850, Dale County Alabama
m. Sarah "Sallie" Davis, b. 10 Jan 1852, Georgia
They had 10 children: William Oscar, Joseph Euphrates "Phrate", James Franklin, Jasper Allie, Net Mae, Maude, Vance, Claude, Carl, & Zena.

IV. Jasper Allie Ward, b. 1 Nov 1882, Geneva County, Alabama
m. Pamela Elizabeth Williford, b. 25 Jun 1887, Geneva County, Alabama. They had 4 children: Johnnie Belle, Jasper Allie Jr., William Benjamin, & Betty Carl.

V. William ("Bill") Benjamin Ward, b. 2 Feb 1914, Malvern, Geneva County, Alabama.
m. Elma Louise Seaborn, Dothan, Houston County, Alabama. They had 2 children: William Allie Ward, and Marye Elizabeth Ward.

VI. William Allie ("Al") Ward.
m1. Rebecca Allen South. They had 2 children: William Allie Ward II, and Kelly Elizabeth Ward.
m2. Pamela Jean Williams. They had no children.

VII. William Allie ("Al") Ward II.
m. Elizabeth Suzanne DeLoreto. They have no children.

Any information or direction much appreciated on lines I thru III and before.

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