William Ward

  • Born in 1802 in South Carolina.
  • Came to Macon County in 1824, and helped found the Ward Settlement in South Wheatland Township. This would later become the site of the Mueller Lodge.
  • Married twice:
    • Elizabeth Wheeler on December 9, 1830
    • Sarah Ann Morris on December 7, 1841
  • Fathered 9 children.
  • Died on January 4, 1854, and was buried in Walnut Grove Cemetery.
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