“Edward Hull “Paddy” Ware was born in Athens, Georgia to the parents Dr. Edward Rowell and Margaret Bacon Ware. He attended the University of Georgia with the class of 1863 leaving to enlist with his brother, William J. in the Troup Artillery. Edward served as a private until the end of the war. (State Archives and UGA Archives).
Edward married Harriet M Poullian Nickelson (widow of Henry Clay Nickerson) 27 Nov 1873. Together they had two children, Margaret “Maggie” Ware b. 1874 d. unknown and Eddie b. 1874 died 1877.
“Edward Hull (Paddy) Ware, matriculate of UGA Class of 1863; served in Troup Artillery; m. 1873 Mrs. Hattie P. Nicholson; daughter Margaret. Weekly Banner, 16 Aug 1881: Mr. E.H. Ware, about 36, died at Milledgeville; in feeble health for several months and stricken with paralysis two weeks ago; telegraph received by Prof. L. H. Charbonnier; Mr. Ware well known here and had a great many friends; only moved away last fall to Augusta had many commendable traits of character and was generally well liked; remains brought to this city, arriving this afternoon at 3:30 and funeral took place from the Georgia railroad depot. Possible interment Oconee Hill Cemetery, Athens, GA.” Charlotte Thomas Marshall, Oconee Hill Cemetery Vol. 1, p. 165″
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