Eber Brock Ward collection, 1939.


Eber Brock Ward collection, 1939.

Biographical sketch, pictures clippings and other items on the life of Eber Brock Ward.

0.2 linear ft. (1 wallet)

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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...

Downie, William, 1871-1948

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Eber Brock Ward, prominent industrialist, who is reputed to be the first manufacturer (at Wyandotte, Michigan) of steel by the Bessemer process, in America. From the description of Eber Brock Ward collection, 1939. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 426494406 ...