Robert G. Ware (1805 – )

"ROBERT G. WARE, P. O., Brownsville. Was the son of 
Preston and Nancy Ware, and was born December 2, 1805,
in Massachusetts. His early life was spent on the farm.
At the age of sixteen he began merchandising,  in which
he has been engaged the principal part of his life. He
came to Brownsville in 1842, and purchased 160 acres of
land, adjoining the town on the south. He owns one-fourth
interest in the Eagle flouring mills, and other valuable
property in the city. Mr. Ware was married in 1829 to Miss
Evelina Carroll, of Baltimore. They have four children:
Evelina, Mrs. Virginia Simon, Mary L., and Robert G., jr.
Mr. Ware lost his wife March, 1866, and his daughter, Maria E.,
August, 1880. Mr. Ware owns valuable property in Baltimore,
where he spends his winters. His grandfather served 
through the revolutionary war. He is of English descent."

Source: Biographical Sketches, Salt Pond Twp, Saline 
County, Missouri History of Saline County Missouri,
Missouri Historical Co, St Louis, 1881.

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