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Rachel Ann Ward (Cordon)

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Birthplace: Nauvoo, Hancock, Il, USA
Death: Died
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Daughter of Alfred Cordon and Emma Cordon
Wife of Alfred Brandon and William Ward
Mother of Alvira Lapriene Brandon; George Alfred Ward; William Edwin Ward; Emma Ann Ward; Richard Welton Ward and 5 others

Managed by: Carson Jared Wheeler
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About Rachel Ann Ward

Rachel Ann Cordon was born in Nauvoo, Illinois. She married William Ward. William and Rachel had nine children. William and Rachel raised their family in Willard, Utah except for about 3 years they lived in Bloomington, Idaho. William was called on a mission to Malad, Idaho, March 10, 1876. In his labors with the Indians at Washakie, he not only taught them the Gospel, but plowed the land and sowed some of the first wheat raised there. He was untiring in his labors and worked in all kinds of weather. He caught cold and had pneumonia in the spring of 1876. He was very ill and when he was able to be moved they brought him home to his wife in Willard. He died on September 16, 1876, when he was 34 years old leaving Rachel with eight children and pregnant with their ninth.

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Rachel Ann Ward's Timeline

1844
January 24, 1844
Nauvoo, Hancock, Il, USA
1861
January 24, 1861
Age 17
1862
April 17, 1862
Age 18
Willard, Box Elder, UT, USA
1863
1863
Age 18
1865
1865
Age 20
1867
1867
Age 22
1868
1868
Age 23
1870
1870
Age 25
1872
1872
Age 27
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1875
Age 30