"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.)