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“William Victor Ware was born 27 Apr 1889 in Greentown, Howard, Indiana to Henry J. Ware and Rosa D. Lawson.
He married Grace I. Webb on 19 Mar 1910 in Howard County. See memorial for Grace for list of children.
He was of medium height, medium build, brown eyes, black hair and partially bald.
William died 1 Jan 1955 in Howard county, Indiana and was buried in the Simpson Cemetery in West Liberty, Union Twp, Howard, Indiana.
1. 1900 US Census for George Downing living in Fairmount, Grant, Indiana. Lists George Downing age 27 born Feb 1873 in Indiana, wife Rosa age 35 born Feb 1865 in Indiana, dau Pearl age 6 born Oct 1893 in Indiana. Also lists Willie Ware, step-son of George and son of Rosa from her first marriage with Henry Ware.
2. WW1 Draft Registration Card, 1917-1918. Willie V. Ware was born 27 Apr 1889 in Greentown, Indiana and does farming. As of 5 Jun 1917 he is married with 2 children. He is medium height, medium build, brown eyes, black hair and partially bald. Signed 5 Jun 1917 in Union Township, Howard County, Indiana.
3. U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942. William Victor Ware was born 27 Apr 1889 in Howard County, Indiana. In 1942 he was living at Fairmount R1 Green Township, Grant, Indiana. Person who always knew his address: Grace I. Ware, same address. His employer was William Victor Ware at Fairmount T1, Grant County, Indiana. Signed Wm V. Ware.
4. 1920 US Census for Mary O. Ware living in Union Township, Howard, Indiana. Lists William V. Ware (head) age 30, wife Grace J. age 29, dau Mary O. age 8 and dau Daisy M. age 7. All born in Indiana.
5. Headstone for Grace I. Ware, located in Simpson Cemetery, West Liberty, Howard, Indiana. It states “WARE / William V. / 1889-1955 [and ] Grace I. / 1891-1967″.”
Rich Ware Record added: Dec 16, 2011