Killed in sawmill.

Fayville Obs 10 26 1921

Fayetteville Observer, 26 October 1921.

Probably, in the 1920 census of Stantonsburg, Wilson County: on Moyetown Road, tenant farmer Elijah Ward, 34; his sister Florance, 26; farm laborer Hillery Wootten, 26, servant; farm laborer Robert Speight, 35, servant; his brother James Ward, 19, and sister Sarah Ward, 16.

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  1. Florence Ward was my grandmother and she was the sister of Elijah Ward, not his wife. Florence died in March of 1976. She was married to John Bynum.

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      1. Florence Ward was my grandmother and she was the sister of Elijah Ward, not his wife. Florence died in March of 1976. She was married to John Bynum.

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    1. Hello Catherine S. Diggs, My name is Leroy Barnes, I would love to communicate with you about the Ward and Diggs family. My Late wife family have the Ward’s in her family tree and I have the Diggs in my family tree. Feel free to contact me anytime.

      Facebook: Leroi Barnes
      Phone: 757-723-1851

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  2. Ms. Henderson, you are doing an outstanding job of researching the rich history of Wilson and Stantonsburg! My sister Valerie, brother Eric and I will be traveling there in June to explore and seek further information about our families.

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