Person:Robert Ward (40)

Pvt. Robert A. Ward
b.1770 Virginia
m. 3 December 1804
Facts and Events
Name Pvt. Robert A. Ward
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1770 Virginia
Marriage 3 December 1804 Shenandoah County, Virginiato Nancy Smailes
Death[1] 1858
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    PVT Robert Ward, I
    Birth 1770
    Virginia, USA
    Death 1858 (aged 87–88)

    Robert Ward was born between 1770 and 1775 in British controlled Colonial Virginia. Robert Ward on 03 Dec 1804 in Shanandoah County, Virginia where he was married to Nancy Smailes.

    Ref: Shenandoah County Marriage Bonds, 1772-1850, page 111.

    He enlisted during the War of 1812 in Rockingham County in the First Battalion serving as a Private under Cpt. Samuel Lynn. In 1815, he failed to appear twice at Muster and was fined 75 cents each occurance. In 1816, he failed to attend Muster three times and a imposed fee was 75 cents each time. This failure to appear may have been due to seasonal planting or birth of a child.

    Ref: Virginia Valley Records for Genealogy and Historical Materials of Rockingham County, by John Walter Wayland.

    This was written by Ellie Shawley Weikle, (deceased, sister-in-law) upon Rootsweb, as she had researched the Ward family.
    Robert lived on Little Beaver Creek in Greenbrier Co.
    (Note: This would be in Raleigh County)

    Robert owned land in Raleigh Co. located on Loop Creek & New River in 1850.
    Notes found 1804 Shenandoah Co, VA
    1809 Rockingham Co, VA
    1815 Rockingham Co, VA
    1820 Rockingham Co, VA
    1830 Greenbrier Co, VA
    1840 Fayette Co, VA
    1850 Raleigh Co, VA
    In Greenbrier County (WV) Va Deeds 1780-1814
    pg. 18 - #161-62 Sept. 28, 1790 - William Ward & wife Rebecca sold 215 acres
    for L127 to Robert Houston on Anthony Creek/Greenbrier River.
    pg. 19 - #208-09 Sept. 28, 1790 Robert Ward & wife Rebecca sold 288 acres for
    L177 to Robert Houston on Anthony Creek above & joining the narrows anda 1751
    survey of James Ward.
    In Greenbrier County (WV) Va Wills 1777-1833
    pg.183 - #677-78 - William Henson sale Feb. 1825. John Argabrigh, THOMAS
    BENNETT, Henry, Cassle, Samuel Flack, John Grey, Thomas Harrah, Henry Hedrick,
    John Hedrick, Hiram Henson, Sivily Henson, Wm Henson, John Hess, John Holcomb,
    Samuel Holcomb, James Huggart, John McCorkle, David Nelson, John Nelson, Henry
    Numley, Anthony Rader, John Rodgers, Moses Shugh, MATHIAS SMAILS, ROBERT WARD,
    Samuel Wise.
    In the 1820 census, Rockingham County there is a Benjamin Ward living next
    door to Robert - possibly a brother.