Ware Families in Appanoose County, Iowa

Lincoln Township

WARE, M. L., farmer, Sec. 18; P. O. Seymour; born in Orange Co., Ind., in 1839; in 1847, his father, William W., came to Lee Co., Ind. ; engaged in farming; in 1849, came to Davis Co., and, in 1851, to this county, where he now resides, one mile south of Centerville. July, 1861, M. L. enlisted in Co. D, 6th Iowa V. I., Capt M. M. Walden: on account of ill-health, was discharged at Tipton, Mo., in 1862. April 1,1863, married Miss M. J. Hamilton, daughter of A. H. Hamilton ; she was born in Hendricks Co., Ind.. in 1844; died July 14, 1873. After marriage, settled in Centerville; in 1875 moved to his present farm; owns eighty acres of land, valued at $25 per acre. February, 1876, he married Miss Harriet Putnam, a resident of Fremont Co., where they were married; they have one child—Chloe, born in August, 1877. Republican.

Franklin Township

WARE, WILLIAM F., farmer, Sec. 33; P. 0. Livingston. Watson, S. W., far., Sec. 34; P. O. Livingston.

Center Township

Ware, R. L., farmer, Sec. 5.

Ware, William, far., Sec. 35.

It is just as well to add that the first threshing machine ever operated in the county was the one owned by William Ware, now a resident of Centerville, who did some threshing with it in the southern part of the county, in 1849.

Source:  The History of Appanoose County, Iowa, by Western Historical Company, 1878

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