C.T. Ware (1829 – )

"C.T. WARE, 
born in the year 1829, in Burton township, Howard county, Missouri, was the 
son of John B. and Susan WARE, nee GRAVES, both Kentuckians by birth, the 
former born in 1804, and the latter in 1805 or 1806.  They were married in 
Shelby county, Kentucky, in 1823, and to them were born three girls and five 
boys, of whom C. T. is the third now living.  John B. WARE took for his 
second wife Miss Elizabeth GRAVES.  When fifteen years old the subject of 
this sketch commenced working out, and soon went to Indiana, where he 
remained one year, then returning to this county.  March 9, 1852, he was 
married to Miss Martha ROBB, daughter of Jonas and Sallie ROBB.  They have 
two children:   John S., born March 31, 1855, married Miss Dora KETCHUM, and 
Sarah E., born April 22, 1857, wife of J. W. MAGRUDER, of Burton.  They have 
with them at this time two orphan children, whom they are raising:  Sallie B. 
and Thomas.  Mr. WARE owns 186 acres of land in section 5, upon which he is 
extensively interested in farming and the raising of stock."

SOURCE: History of Howard and Cooper Counties, St. Louis: National Historical
Company, 1883, (Burton township, pp. 586-601.)

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