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Zachariah Ward

Birthdate: (84)
Birthplace: Buck Mountain, Grayson County, Virginia, United States
Death: November 28, 1877 (84)
Grayson County, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Nathan Ward, Sr. and Sarah Ward
Husband of Sarah Ward and Tabitha Ward
Father of Silas Ward; Rosamond "Rosey" Evaline Hash; Zachariah Ward, Jr.; Stephen Ward and Riley Ward
Brother of William Newton Ward; Wells Ward; Jeremiah Ward; Jonathan Ward; Nathan Ward, Jr. and 13 others

Managed by: Francis Gene Dellinger
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About Zachariah Ward

Zachariah Ward was born on 13 Apr 1793 and died on 28 Nov 1876. He was buried on 1 Dec 1876 in Ward Cemetery, Bridle Creek, New River, Grayson County, Virginia.

Parents: Nathan Ward (1761-1835) of Grayson, Virginia. The name of his mother is "Sarah Ward" b. 1765 in North Carolina, but it is not proven that she is the same person as "Sara, an Indian," buried with Nathan Ward.


  1. on 28 Jan 1818 in Grayson County, Virginia to Tabitha Hash (born on 3 Dec 1799 in Grayson, Virginia and died 1 March 1835; she is buried in the Silas Ward family cemetery). She was the daughter of John Hash (b. 1765) and Rebecca Anderson (b. ca. 1770).
  2. on 9 October 1853 in Ashe County, North Carolina to Sarah Richardson (born on 10 December 1805 and died 15 August 1855; she is buried in the Silas Ward family cemetery). She was the daughter of Joe Richardson and Nelly.

Children of Tabitha Hash and Zachariah Ward include:

  1. Riley Ward b. ca.1820 in Grayson
  2. Stephen Ward b. ca.1825
  3. Silas Ward was born on 20 Feb 1829. He died on 2 Jan 1913.
  4. Rosamond Evaline Ward b. February 1830 in Grayson
  5. Zachariah Ward Jr. b. 1833 in Grayson



  1. Web Site, George Ward search, 12 Oct 2001, submitted by John Cullen, Zachariah Ward; born on 13 Apr 1793; died on 13 Apr 1876; buried in Ward Cemetery on Bridle Creek of the New River, Grayson Co, VA.
  2. Not named in father's will (Nathan Ward. His will was written 14 Mar. 1803 Grayson Co., VA; wife's name was not mentioned. Ch: 1. William - b. 1779 VA, d. 1863, m. 17 Sep. 1800 Grayson Co., VA, Elizabeth Wilson; 2. Margaret - d. 31 Mar. 1840, m. 18 Aug. 1792 Grayson Co., VA, Morris Davis Sr.; 3. Wells; 4. Nathan - b. 1770-80, d. 20 Mar. 1835 Grayson Co., VA, m. Sarah; 5. Enoch - m. 14 Dec. 1825 Grayson Co., VA, Nancy Hash.)
  3. 1850 Census, Grayson Co, VA, page 209A, Family #695. Listed as Zachariah Ward, age 58, born in VA, head of household.
  4. Grayson Co.,Va. Marriages 1793-1836

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Zachariah Ward's Timeline

April 13, 1793
Buck Mountain, Grayson County, Virginia, United States
Age 26
Age 31
February 20, 1829
Age 35
Grayson County, Virginia, United States
February 1830
Age 36
Grayson County, Virginia, United States
Age 39
November 28, 1877
Age 84
Grayson County, Virginia, United States