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Rachel Ann Ward (Cordon)

Birthdate: (67)
Birthplace: Nauvoo, Hancock, Il, USA
Death: October 21, 1911 (67)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Alfred Rolland Cordon and Emma Jane Cordon
Wife of William Ward and Alfred Brandon
Mother of George Alfred Ward; William Edwin Ward; Emma Ann Ward; Richard Welton Ward; Orville Henry Ward and 5 others
Half sister of Harriet Eliza Chandler; Arthur Edmund Cordon; George Albert Cordon and Herbert Horace Cordon

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
1862
April 17, 1862
Age 18
Willard, Utah
1863
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Age 18
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