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Peirce C. Ward  



Peirce Colten Ward Birth November 03, 1885 Lafayette Tippecanoe, Indiana Death 8 Jan 1970 Lighthouse Point, Broward county, Florida. Burial Spring Vale Cemetery Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana son of Frederic William Ward and Fannie Elizabeth Peirce nephew of Charles Howard Pierce

    DELTA DELTA CHAPTER PURDUE UNIVERSITY
      ... Since the last issue of the QUARTERLY Delta Delta's chapter roll has been increased by the advent of five new members We take pleasure in introducing to the Fraternity Brothers Pierce C Ward of Lafayette Indiana ... pg. 267 1903 The Sigma Chi quarterly the official organ of the Sigma Chi Fraternity By Sigma Chi Fraternity


    [Peirce] C. Ward, 84, R.R. 3, prominent Richland township farmer and former Chicago business executive, died suddenly Thursday afternoon at his winter apartment home in Lighthouse Point, Fla. He had been in ill health for three years, but had remained active until the last two months.

    Mr. and Mrs. Ward, who had a cottage at Lake Maxinkuckee, acquired four farms here and they moved to their home on Ind. 110 in 1936. He retired from Chicago business activities and devoted fulltime to managing the Indian Hill Farms.

    He built up a large herd of blooded Angus cattle and held numerous stock sales at his farm that attracted buyers from many states. He exhibited his prize animals at the International and Indiana stock shows and won a number of high awards.

    The Maxinkuckee cottage had been built by his grandfather and the Wards and children spent most of their summers there. He often mentioned that six generations of the family had lived in the cottage during vacation periods.

    Mr. Ward was born in Lafayette, Nov. 3, 1885, the son of Fred and Elizabeth Peirce Ward He attended Purdue university and while a young man moved to Chicago. On Sept. 23, 1911, he was married to Edith Aishton, Winnetka, Ill., and they resided there until they came to Indian Hill.

    Mr. Ward was a member of the Winnetka Congregational church and the Sigma Chi fraternity. He maintained much interest in Culver Military Academy all during his life.

    He was chairman of the first board of trustees of Woodlawn hospital after it was acquired by F ulton county. He was a director of the Indiana Gas company, Indianapolis; Central Telephone company, Lincoln, Neb.; Lacrosse Telephone company, Lacrosse, Wis.; and the Southern Telephone company, Tallahassee, Fla. He recently retired from the board of Public Service Indiana.

    In Chicago he became a broker and was associated with Golden Sacks company and later was a partner in Field, Ward & Glore, a leading stock and bond brokerage company. The senior member was Marshall Field III.

    Surviving are his wife and three children, Mrs. Jean Ward Wollett, Culver ; Peirce Coltom Ward Jr., Riverside, Conn; and Miss Edith Aishton Ward, Laguna Beach, Cal.; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

    Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Culver Military Academy Memorial chapel with the Academy chaplain, Jared F. Foster, officiating. Burial will be in Spring Vale cemetery, Lafayette. Friends may call at the Easterday-Bonine funeral home in Culver after 4 p.m. Sunday.

    The family requests that memorials other than flowers be in the form of contributions to the coronary unit of Parkview hospital, Plymouth.Rochester Sentinel - 9 Jan. 1970


married September 23, 1911 in Evanston, Cook County, Illinois. Edith A Aishton Birth February 18, 1886 Eagle Grove Boone County, Iowa and died January 30, 1973 Plymouth, Marshall, Indiana Burial Spring Vale Cemetery Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana daughter of Richard H Aishton. and Rosa B Whitbeck
    Mrs. Edith A. Ward, 86, R.R. 3, Rochester, died at 7:50 a.m. today in the Pilgrim Manor nursing home in Plymouth following an extended illness. Final arrangements are pending at the Bonine funeral home in Culver The Rochester Sentinel Wednesday, January 30, 1973

    Private graveside services will be conducted at Spring Vale cemetery in Lafayette at a later date for Mrs. Edith A. Ward, 86, R.R. 3, Rochester, who died Tuesday at 7:50 a.m. in the Plymouth Manor nursing home at Plymouth. Memorial contributions may be made to the Parkview hospital in Plymouth.

    The Bonine funeral home in Culver is in charge of arrangements.

    Mrs. Ward was born February 18, 1886, at Boone, IA., to Richard and Rose Whitbeck Aishton. Her marriage was Sept. 23, 1911 at Evanston, IL to Peirce C. Ward. He died in 1970. She had resided in Richland Township since 1936, moving from Winetka, IL. She was a graduate of Kemper Hall and Vassar College.

    Survivors are one son, Peirce C. Ward, Jr., Riverside, CO; two daughters, Miss Edith A. Ward, South Laguna, CA.; Mrs. Jean W. Woollett, Culver ; one brother Richard A. Aishton, Winetka; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. The Rochester Sentinel Wednesday, January 31, 1973


Children are:
    1 - Peirce Colton Ward Jr. born 7 Feb 1918 e: Chicago, Cook, Illinois died October 29, 1991 New York married June 1944 California Leslie Maxwell BIRTH DEC. 31, 1920 Billings, Yellowstone Co. Montana , divorced Dec 8, 1977
      Peirce Colton Ward Jr. '41 - PEIRCE WARD died Oct. 29,1991, at the Rosary Hill Home in Hawthorne, N.Y., after a long illness. He had lived in Greenwich for most of his life and is survived by a daughter Leslie Ward Lowe; two sons, Peirce Colton III and Neil Aishton; two sisters, jean W. Woollett and Edith A. Ward; and six grandchildren.

      Peirce was born in Chicago. He came to Princeton from the Ashville School for boys in North Carolina. He has worked for General Foods and Corn Products before becoming a director of marketing and sales with the Squibb Beechnut Corporation. He retired in 1975.

      A sailor, Peirce had been a member of the New York and the Riverside (Conn.) Yacht Clubs.

      Class of 1941 archives hold but scant information about him, and there is no reference at all in our 50th yearbook. Peirce Ward was not long with us beneath the elms. We extend sincere sympathy to his survivors. - The Class of 1941 Princeton Alumni Weekly - March 4th, 1992


    2 - Edith A. "Peggy" Ward Birth 21 Nov 1920 Chicago, Cook, Illinois Death: 1 Feb 1998 BURIAL Pacific View Memorial Park Corona del Mar, Orange County, California

    3 - Jean Aishton Ward m. William Woollett


Year: 1900; Census Place: Fairfield, Tippecanoe, Indiana; Page: 3; 
Enumeration District: 0100; FHL microfilm: 1240405
Name:	Peirce C Ward
Age:	14
Birth Date:	Nov 1885
Birthplace:	Indiana
Home in 1900:	Fairfield, Tippecanoe, Indiana
Ward of City:	4
Street:	North St
House Number:	728
Sheet Number:	3
Number of Dwelling in Order of Visitation:	53
Family Number:	58
Race:	White
Gender:	Male
Relation to Head of House:	Son
Marital status:	Single
Father's name:	Frederic Ward
Father's Birthplace:	England
Mother's name:	Elizabeth P Ward
Mother's Birthplace:	Indiana
Attended School:	9
Can Read:	Yes
Can Write:	Yes
Can Speak English:	Yes
Neighbors:	View others on page
Household Members:	
Name	Age
Frederic Ward	51
Elizabeth P Ward	48
Peirce C Ward	14
Peirce H Noyes	92
Dora F Fink	23

Year: 1910; Census Place: Lafayette Ward 4, Tippecanoe, Indiana; Roll: T624_382; 
Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 0163; FHL microfilm: 1374395
Name:	Peirce C Ward
Age in 1910:	24
Birth Year:	abt 1886
Birthplace:	Indiana
Home in 1910:	Lafayette Ward 4, Tippecanoe, Indiana
Street:	North Street
Race:	White
Gender:	Male
Relation to Head of House:	Son
Marital status:	Single
Father's name:	Frederick W Ward
Father's Birthplace:	England
Mother's name:	Elizabeth E Ward
Mother's Birthplace:	Indiana
Native Tongue:	English
Occupation:	Commission
Industry:	Merchant
Employer, Employee or Other:	Own Account
Able to Read:	Yes
Able to Write:	Yes
Neighbors:	View others on page
Household Members:	
Name	Age
Frederick W Ward	61
Elizabeth E Ward	52
Peirce C Ward	24
Katherine Schnider	49

Year: 1910; Census Place: Evanston Ward 1, Cook, Illinois; 
Roll: T624_240; Page: 22A; Enumeration District: 0099; FHL microfilm: 1374253
Name:	Pierce C Ward
Age in 1910:	24
Birth Year:	abt 1886
Birthplace:	Indiana
Home in 1910:	Evanston Ward 1, Cook, Illinois
Street:	Hinman Aveneu
Race:	White
Gender:	Male
Relation to Head of House:	Boarder
Marital status:	Single
Father's Birthplace:	England
Mother's Birthplace:	Indiana
Native Tongue:	English
Occupation:	Clerk
Industry:	Brokers Office
Employer, Employee or Other:	Wage Earner
Able to Read:	Yes
Able to Write:	Yes
Out of Work:	N
Number of weeks out of work:	0

Cook County, Illinois, Marriages Index, 1871-1920
Name:	Peirce Colton Ward
Age:	25
Gender:	Male
Birth Year:	abt 1886
Marriage Type:	Marriage
Marriage Date:	23 Sep 1911
Marriage Place:	Chicago, Cook, Illinois
Spouse Name:	Edith Aishton
Spouse Age:	25
Spouse Gender:	Female
FHL Film Number:	1030508

Cook County, Illinois, Birth Certificates Index, 1871-1922 
Name:	Jean Aishton Ward
Birth Date:	28 Aug 1912
Birth Place:	Evanston, Cook, Illinois
Gender:	Female
Father:	Peirce Colton Ward
Mother:	Edith Aishton
FHL Film Number:	1288267

Cook County, Illinois, Birth Certificates Index, 1871-1922 
Name:	Peirce Colton Ward
Birth Date:	7 Feb 1918
Birth Place:	Chicago, Cook, Illinois
Gender:	Male
Father:	Peirce Colton Ward
Mother:	Edith Aishton
FHL Film Number:	1308796

Year: 1920; Census Place: New Trier, Cook, Illinois; 
Roll: T625_361; Page: 16B; Enumeration District: 119
Name:	Pearce Ward
Age:	34
Birth Year:	abt 1886
Birthplace:	Indiana
Home in 1920:	New Trier, Cook, Illinois
Street:	Green Bay Road
House Number:	112
Residence Date:	1920
Race:	White
Gender:	Male
Relation to Head of House:	Head
Marital status:	Married
Spouse's name:	Ethel Ward
Father's Birthplace:	Massachusetts
Mother's Birthplace:	Indiana
Able to Speak English:	Yes
Occupation:	Manager
Industry:	Bank
Employment Field:	Employer
Home Owned or Rented:	Own
Home Free or Mortgaged:	Mortgaged
Able to Read:	Yes
Able to Write:	Yes
Neighbors:	View others on page
Household Members:	
Name	Age
Pearce Ward	34
Ethel Ward	33
Jane Ward	7
Pearce Ward	1
Katy Heffron	45

Cook County, Illinois, Birth Certificates Index, 1871-1922 
Name:	Edith Ward
Birth Date:	21 Nov 1920
Birth Place:	Chicago, Cook, Illinois
Gender:	Female
Father:	Pierce Colton Ward
Mother:	Edith Aishton
FHL Film Number:	1309443

Year: 1930; Census Place: New Trier, Cook, Illinois; 
Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 2225; FHL microfilm: 2340238
Name:	Peirce C Ward
[Prince C Wood] 
Birth Year:	abt 1887
Gender:	Male
Race:	White
Birthplace:	Indiana
Marital status:	Married
Relation to Head of House:	Head
Home in 1930:	New Trier, Cook, Illinois, USA
Map of Home:	View Map
Street address:	Indian Hill Road
Block:	Division 6B
House Number:	39
Dwelling Number:	36
Family Number:	43
Home Owned or Rented:	Owned
Home Value:	125, 000
Radio Set:	Yes
Lives on Farm:	No
Age at first Marriage:	26
Attended School:	No
Able to Read and Write:	Yes
Father's Birthplace:	England
Mother's Birthplace:	Maine
Able to Speak English:	Yes
Industry:	Brokerage
Class of Worker:	Working on own account
Employment:	Yes
Household Members:	
Name	Age
Peirce C Ward	43
Edith A Ward	44
Jean A Ward	17
Pierce C Ward	12
Edith A Ward	9
Lawrence Lyda	28
Blanch Sherman	23
Catherine Scheid	27

Year: 1940; Census Place: Richland, Fulton, Indiana; 
Roll: m-t0627-01045; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 25-8
Name:	P C Ward
Respondent:	Yes
Age:	54
Estimated birth year:	abt 1886
Gender:	Male
Race:	White
Birthplace:	Indiana
Marital status:	Married
Relation to Head of House:	Head
Home in 1940:	Richland, Fulton, Indiana
Map of Home in 1940:	View Map
Street:	R 2 D
Farm:	Yes
Inferred Residence in 1935:	Winnetka, Cook, Illinois
Residence in 1935:	Winnetka, Cook, Illinois
Resident on farm in 1935:	No
Sheet Number:	8A
Number of Household in Order of Visitation:	175
Occupation:	Business Executive And Farmer
House Owned or Rented:	Owned
Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented:	2500
Attended School or College:	No
Highest Grade Completed:	College, 2nd year
Hours Worked Week Prior to Census:	60
Class of Worker:	Working on own account
Weeks Worked in 1939:	52
Income:	0
Income Other Sources:	Yes
Neighbors:	View others on page
Household Members:	
Name	Age
P C Ward	54
Edith A Ward	54
Edith A Ward	19
Kellogg Smith	17
Bluetter Moore	42
Arthur Moore	56
World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942

View U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 
Name:	Petree Colton Ward [Peirce Colton Ward] 
Gender:	Male
Race:	White
Residence Age:	57
Birth Date:	3 Nov 1885
Birth Place:	Tippecanoe, Indiana, USA
Residence Date:	1942
Residence Place:	Fulton, Indiana, USA

City Directories, 1822-1995 
Name:	Pierce C Ward Jr
Gender:	Male
Residence Year:	1962
Street address:	96 Club rd R
Residence Place:	Greenwich, Connecticut, USA
Occupation:	Advertising
Spouse:	Leslie M Ward
Publication Title:	Greenwich, Connecticut, City Directory, 


Florida Death Index, 1877-1998 
Name:	Peirce Colten Ward
Race:	White
Age at Death:	84
Birth Date:	3 Nov 1885
Death Date:	8 Jan 1970
Death Place:	Broward, Florida, United States

Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 
Name:	Edith Aishton Ward
[Edith Aishton Aishton] 
Gender:	Female
Birth Date:	18 Feb 1886
Birth Place:	Eagle Grove, Iowa
Father:	Richard H Aishton
Mother:	Rosa Whitbeck
SSN:	309481544
Notes:	Dec 1962: Name listed as EDITH AISHTON WARD

Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011 
Name:	Edith A Ward [Edith A Aishton] 
Gender:	Female
Race:	White
Age:	86
Marital status:	Widowed
Birth Date:	18 Feb 1886
Birth Place:	Iowa
Death Date:	30 Jan 1973
Death Place:	Plymouth, Marshall, Indiana, USA
Father:	Richard H Aishton
Mother:	Rosa W Aishton

Connecticut, Divorce Index, 1968-1997
Name:	Peirc C Ward
Race:	White
Birth Date:	February 1918
Birth State:	Illinois
Number of Previous Marriages:	First
Education:	1 or 2 years college
Certificate Number:	C322
Spouse Name:	Lesl
Spouse Race:	White
Spouse Birth State:	Montana
Spouse Birth Date:	December 1920
Spouse Number of Previous Marriages:	First
Spouse Education:	1 or 2 years college
Marriage State:	California
Marriage Date:	June 1944
Separation Date:	August 1975
Children Under Age 18:	None
Plaintiff:	Wife
Plaintiff Town of Residence:	Florida
Custody of Children:	None
Decree Date:	8 Dec 1977
Type of Decree:	Divorce, no grantee stated
Case Contested:	No
Court Docket Number:	026846
Superior Court County of Decree:	Stamford 

Connecticut Death Index, 1949-2012 
Name:	Peirce C Ward Jr
Gender:	Male
Race:	White
Occupation:	DIRECTOR OF MARKETIN
Industry:	UNAVAILABLE
Marital status:	Divorced
Birth Date:	7 Feb 1918
Birth Place:	Illinois
Address:	521 SHIPPAN
Residence :	Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut
Death Date:	29 Oct 1991
Death Place:	New York
Age:	73 Years
State File #:	90916 

Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 
Name:	Peirce Colton Ward Jr
[Peirce C Ward Jr] 
Gender:	Male
Race:	White
Birth Date:	7 Feb 1918
Birth Place:	Chicago
Death Date:	29 Oct 1991
Father:	Peirer C Ward
Mother:	Edith Clishton
SSN:	324161861
Notes:	Oct 1938: Name listed as PEIRCE COLTON WARD JR; 
03 Jun 1993: Name listed as PEIRCE C WARD
 
Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 
Name:	Edith Peggy Ward[Edith Ward] 
Gender:	Female
Race:	White
Birth Date:	21 Nov 1920
Birth Place:	Chicago, Illinois
Death Date:	1 Feb 1998
Father:	Peirce C Ward
Mother:	Edith Aishton
SSN:	359120066
Notes:	Jan 1942: Name listed as EDITH PEGGY WARD; 
26 Feb 1998: Name listed as EDITH WARD 







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