Julia Ann Crossfield Ware (1849 – 1913)

Note:  Submitted by Marti Martin, Woodford Co. Historical Society.

“Julia Ann Crossfield Ware, the second daughter of Richard H. and Martha Crossfield, was born of 2-18-1849 near Fox Creek.  Shortly after the close of the Civil War she married Henry Nathan Ware, a cousin of her stepmother, Elizabeth Ann Crossfield, on 12-3-1868.  Henry Nathan Ware a native of Garrard County, was a descendant of Kentucky pioneers, Dudley and Polly Ware, who are recorded as settlers in Lincoln County as early as 1787.  Soon after their marriage they moved to Garrard County where they farmed during the next decade.  They later moved to Lincoln County to a farm near Hall’s Gap and then to the town of Rowland, near Stanford, Lincoln County where Henry engaged in real estate activities.

Eight children were born to this union as noted Drusilla Sterling in 1869; Burton Squire in 1871; Susan Mary in 1873; Lillian Bell in 1875; Richard Henry in 1882; Charles Crossfield ‘C.C.’ in 1886; and Julia Ann on 12-12-1892.  Henry Nathan Ware died September 1928 and his wife Julia Ann died on 1-12-1913.  Both are buried in Lebanon, KY.”

Source:  History and Families of Anderson County Kentucky, by Turner Publishing Co. Paducah, KY, 1991, page 162

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