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Mary E. Ward (b. 1837, d. August 20, 1854)Mary E. Ward (daughter of Alexander Ward and Margaret R. Masterson) was born 1837 in Lexington, Lafette County, Missouri, and died August 20, 1854 in Canyon County, Idaho.
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Fact: While part of a wagon train on the way to Oregon, she was tortured and killed by Indians about 25 miles from Ft. Boise, Idaho. This horrible event was called the "Snake River Massacre", and is also known as the "Ward Massacre