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Subject: Re: WARD surname
Author: Angelia Roberson
Date: Friday, January 29, 2016
Classification: Query
Surnames: Ward

Book C of Court of Common Pleas and Circuit Court of Hempstead Co, AR, dated 7/19/1828. This document lists the minor heirs of Phillip Ward and each of their ages. They were to decide on a guardian and selected James Ward. Listed among the children are Absolom, age 20; Michael, age 17, William, age 13, Perry, Age 11, and David, age 8.

A copy of the transcription of this document is located here:

I descend from Absolom Ward. I am uncertain of James' relationship to the minor children... possibly uncle?