Thomas WARD

Male 1820 - 1887


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  • Name  Thomas WARD 
    Born  1820  Fairview, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Birth date based on his age at baptism in 1839
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1861  Three Mile House, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1861 census as the head of a household of 11
      Interesting that in The British Colonist - Feb 20, 1858, the following is printed:
      "...Also from Thomas Ward, formerly of the Three Mile House, in reference to the destruction of his house by fire from sparks from the railway engine"
    Died  25 Dec 1887  Fairview, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Death date is according to headstone in St. John's, Fairview Plot M 12 48
    Person ID  I243  Ward Tree
    Last Modified  27 Nov 2013 

    Father  Increase WARD,   b. 1790, Newport, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1870, Dutch Village, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Abigail MOSHER,   b. Jan 1796, Newport, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1866, Fairview, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  17 Apr 1817  Newport, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage date is according to St. Pauls Rawdon church records.
      Witnesses: William Reid and ____ Smith.
    Family ID  F63  Group Sheet

    Family  Margaret O'BRIEN,   b. 1823, Rawdon, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1890, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1849 
    Census  1881  Fairview, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Occupation at time of census in 1881 was 'Inn Keeper'
      Religion, Church of England, Ethnic origin, English
      Children at home were Maud, John, Catherine, Octavius
    Children 
     1. Louis (Lewis) Frederick WARD,   b. 8 Mar 1850, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Martha WARD,   b. 1853, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. John F. WARD,   b. 23 Jan 1855, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1908, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Mary Emma WARD,   b. May 1857, Three Mile House, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1858, Three Mile House, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Catherine Abigail WARD,   b. 13 Dec 1862, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1936, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Octavius WARD,   b. 18 Jul 1863, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Maude H. WARD,   b. 1859, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1887, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F113  Group Sheet

  • Headstones
    Ward, Thomas
    Ward, Thomas
    O'Brien, Margaret, wife of Thomas Ward
    O'Brien, Margaret, wife of Thomas Ward

  • Notes 
    • An entry in the Halifax Citizen of January 31, 1865 reads:
      POLICE COURT.
      SATURDAY, Jan 28.
      William Granville and Thomas Ward, severely pleaded guilty to a charge of selling liquor without a license, and were sentenced to pay a fine of $4 each.
      (Thomas was the owner of Three Mile House Inn at the time)