Category Archives: Ward Family Research and Stories

Wordless Wednesday – Cafe in Mountain View, Oklahoma

This cafe in Mountain View, Oklahoma was owned by Henry and Effie Banks.  Henry and Effie were my husband’s Great Grandparents.  This photo was probably taken in the 1930s.

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Mystery Monday – James Stinson

My husband’s great grandmother was named Effie May Stinson Banks.  I have found plenty of genealogical information about her life.  Her father, on the other hand, has been a brick wall.    I didn’t have too much trouble finding the … Continue reading

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Surname Saturday – Ward

I have found our branch of Ward’s to be a frustrating branch to research.  Beside’s the fact that Ward is a common name, my husband’s line liked to move around.  It wasn’t hard to get back to his great great … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday – William Ward

My husband’s great great grandfather was Francis Frederick Ward, born in Sevier County, Arkansas, 19 Aug 1852.  This much we have established.  Through talking with other genealogists, process of elimination, and all the dates fitting, I believe his father was … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday – James Stinson

There is one brick wall that has bothered me for some time.  My husband’s great great grandfather, James T Stinson (Stinsere).  Not only can I not find out where he came from but I also don’t know what happened to … Continue reading

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Genealogy Road Trip Account

I have been so busy since getting back from my roadtrip I haven’t had time to sort out and assimilate all of the information I gathered.  So for this blog I will tell you about the trip itself.  We left … Continue reading

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