Person:Edward Wardwell (3)

m. 25 NOV 1860
  1. James Clifton Wardwell1861 - 1869
  2. Edward C. Wardwell1863 - 1944
  3. Jennie Louise Wardwell1864 - 1951
  4. Robert Granvillle Wardwell1870 - 1875
m. 13 JUN 1888
Facts and Events
Name Edward C. Wardwell
Gender Male
Birth[1] 13 Jan 1863 Greenfield, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage 13 JUN 1888 to Kate May Abbott
Death[2] 7 Jan 1944 Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Occupation? Agent for Sash Door Company in 1900, 1910 & 1920, Real Estate Agent in 1920
Burial? Evergreen Cemetery, Winchester, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States

Listed in Gazetteer of Cheshire County, N.H., 1736-1885, as a student at Dartmouth College, living with his father.

No children. Called Ned. Living in Hartford at 1900, 1910, 1920 & 1930 census. Listed in 1913 & 1916 Hartford Directories as the Manager of Nims, Whitney & Co, doors, sash and blinds. Listed in 1925 Hartford Directory as working in real estate. In 1930, owns home valued at $15,000.

"N. C. Wardwell Injured. Ned C. Wardwell, local manager for Nims, Whitney & Co., was thrown from his bicycle. Tuesday evening and quite severely injured. He was returning to his Home at No.130 Kenyon street after business and was thrown opposite the house of Silas H. Cornwell, No. 44 on the same street, where he was found lying all the ground unconscious by S. N. Blanchard as he was leaving a house on the opposite side of the street. Mr. Wardwell was taken to his home by Mr. Blanchard and others and Dr. A. G. Cook was called in to dress his injuries. Mr. Wardwell's head was cut and it was at thought that his skull might have been fractured, but Dr. Cook does not expect serious results. Mr. Wardwell does not know how the accident happened." -The Hartford Courant 31 January 1901

Elected President of Dartmouth (Class of '86) Alumni Association of Connecticut in 1912.

"Ned C. Wardwell Whose Two Hobbies Are Using His Telescope And Entertaining Birds

When Ned C. Wardwell of West Hartford build his snug little home on Buena Vista Hill, among the trees and overlooking the town and the country beyond, with its background of hills, it was not by chance that he chose this spot, for Mr. Wardwell has a hobby - In fact, two - his telescope and the birds. No place could furnish better opportunities to ride these two hobbies than the one which be selected. The house itself In worthy of more than passing notice, because not many house are built around their owners as was this one, and consequently do not reflect their personality as faithfully as the Wardwell home does. When Mr. Wardwell and his wife moved Into their house in December some twelve years ago, it consisted or one large room with no partitions, but with a roof and side walls. well finished and a floor laid. At this stage the builders turned the house over to the owner to finish and all developments since that time have been the embodiment of the ideas of either Mr. or Mrs.. Wardwell. Mr. Wardwell's father built and conducted a small hotel on Sugar Loaf Mountain in South Deerfield, Mass. and It was here that Mr. Wardwell spent his boyhood." -The Hartford Courant 26 December 1920

"Ned C. Wardwell. Ned C. Wardwell, formerly of Highland Avenue, Buena Vlsta, West Hartford, died Sunday at the Hartford Hospital after a brief illness. He was horn In Greenfield, Mass., January 13, 1863. He graduated from Dartmouth College, where he was a member of Beta Beta Pi fraternity, in 1886. In 1888, he married the late Kate Abbott of Winchester, N.H, and the couple came to Hartford in the some year. Mr. Wardwell was for many years manager of the Nims Whitney Sash Door and Blind Company. retiring about 1920. He moved to Buena Vista in 1909. An ardent bicyclist, Mr. Wardwell was a member of the Wheel Club of Hartford, and also owned one of the first Ford cars to be driven about Hartford. He was an active member of the Bird Study Club for many years. He leaves one sister, Mrs. Jennie L. Hutchins of Glenncliff. N. H., a nephew. Edward Hutchins, of Lebanon. N. H., and a niece, Mrs. Paul C. Minnick of Keene. N. H. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Newkirk and Whitney Funeral Home, 770 Farmington Avenue. Burial will be In Evergreen Cemetery. Winchester, N. H. -The Hartford Courant 10 January 1944

  1. Greenfield, Massachusetts Vital Records 1863, Volume 159, Page 266.

    Greenfield, Massachusetts Vital Records 1863, Volume 159, Page 266

  2. The Hartford Courant 10 January 1944.