William David Ware Obituary, 1914

“”From a paralytic stroke which he suffered while doing his evening work at the barn, David Ware, aged 77 years, passed away Monday night at 11 0’clock. He had been in his usual health during the afternoon and with his wife had attended a sale. Deceased was born and spent most of his life in Goshen township. He was the son of William and Lizzie Ware, pioneers of Salem. He served in the Civil war, enlisting at the opening in Co. C. 65th OVC, and was a member of the GAR post at Berlin Center. He followed the vocations of a blacksmith and farming during his life. Mr. Ware is survived by his wife, one daughter, Mrs. Jesse Gray, of Salem; two sons, Harry Ware of Akron and Joseph Ware of Lowellville; one brother, Joseph Ware, of Los Angeles, Cal.; three sisters, Mrs. William Taylor and Mrs. Peter Weaver of Patmos and Mrs. Thomas Gilbert of Dorset. Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at the Bunker Hill church, with Rev. J. L. Baker of the Methodist church at Damascus, officiating. Burial will be in the cemetery at the church.”

Source:  Mahoning Dispatch,18 Dec 1914

Mahoning Dispatch, Fri, 25 Dec 1914
“Swamp College – Several from here attended the funeral of David Ware of Patmos Thursday.”
Death Certificate for William D. Ware – file no. 67916
Informant: Mrs. Mary Gray, Salem, OH
Note: William D. Ware’s death certificate gives mother’s maiden name as Gallagher. Father b. in MD and mother b. in OH.

Note: Civil War, Calvary, Pvt. Co. C 6th OVC
“He enlisted at the opening in Co. C. 65th OVC, and was a member of the GAR post at Berlin Center.”

Source:  FindAGrave

Jennifer L. Neff  Record added: May 19, 2010


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