William F. Ware (1841 – )

“WILLIAM F. WARE.   Mr. Ware was born in Richmond Ky., 1841.  Learned printing while a boy.  Enlisted in Co. D of the Twenty-first Kentucky Infantry; was mustered out as Second Lieutenant in 1865.  He married Miss Anna Craig in 1869.  Soon afterwards moved to Ottawa, Kas., where he farmed.  He moved to Jefferson county, settling on Sec. 23 in 1872.  He was appointed postmaster of Plymouth in 1897, and is the present incumbent.  He was editor of ‘The Plymouth News’ for thirteen years, retiring on account of physical disabilities.  The children are: Fred, Hugh, Herbert, Mrs. Nellie McAllister and Mrs. E, Lyman.  Mr. and Mrs. Ware are living in the city of  Plymouth.”

Sources:  Pioneer Tales of the Oregon Trail and of  Jefferson Co., Vol. 1, by Charles Dawson, Crane and Co., Topeka, 1912, page 457

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