Charles Eliot Ware (1853 – )

Note: Charles Eliot Ware was the son of Thornton Kirkland Ware and Lucy A.A., and the sixth generation from Robert Ware Sr.

“Charles Eliot Ware, 2d., son of Thomas Kirkland Ware, was born in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, July 17,1853.  He was educated in Fitchburg schools, Roxbury Latin school and Harvard College, where he was graduated in 1876.  He attended the law school and received his degree in 1878.  He began immediately to practice his profession in Fitchburg.  In July, 1879, he was admitted to partnership with his father and George A. Torrey, in the firm of Ware, Torrey & Ware, afterwards T.K. & C.E. Ware, which was among the prominent firms of the county until the death of his father in 1892.  Since the Mr. Ware has continued the business alone.  He is president of the Fitchburg Savings Bank and holds other positions of trust and honor.

He married in Roxbury, June 30, 1881, Harriet Pierce Long, born 1855, daughter of George Washington and Mary Elizabeth (Nash) Long.  Their children were: Mary Elizabeth, born August 6, died August 8, 1882; George Long February 14, 1884; Charles Eliot, August 20, 1885; Thornton Kirkland, December 24, 1887.”

Source:  Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of Worcester Co., Mass, Vol. 4, Ellery Bicknell Crane, The Lewis Publishing Co., 1907, pages 14-5

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