Ward family papers, 1807-1945.


Ward family papers, 1807-1945.

Papers include letters of Eber Ward, Eber Brock Ward, Emily Ward and others, concerning life at Conneaut, Ohio, Marine City, Michigan and Bois Blanc. It also contains material on shipbuilding, commerce and fishing, and Civil War letters of Asa Ward Brindle, who served in the 24th Michigan Volunteers. A portion of the collection appears on microfilm.

1 linear ft. (2 boxes, 2 microfilm reels)

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Ward family

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Ward, Eber B., 1811-1875

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In 1807 Eber Ward married Sally Potter (d. 1818). Together they had four children, including Emily (1809- ) and Eber Brock (1811-1875). At various times, the family lived in Upper Canada, Salem (Ohio), Detroit, Bois Blanc, and Mackinac (Mich.). Eber served as the lighthouse keeper at Bois Blanc, 1830-1831. As a young man, Eber B. Ward worked with his uncle, Samuel Ward, a prominent shipbuilder in Marine City (Mich.). Eventually they became partners in "Ward's Line of Steamers" and successfully b...

Brindle, Asa Ward

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Wescott family.

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Ward, Eber Block.

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Ward, Emily, 1865-

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United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 24th (1862-1865)

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