History of Bourbon, Scott, Harrison and Nicholas Counties, Kentucky, ed. by William Henry Perrin, O. L. Baskin & Co., Chicago, 1882. p. 642. [Scott County] [Newtown Precinct]
EDWIN WARD, farmer, P. O. Newtown, was born in Scott County in 1847, is the son of Carey A. Ward, whose avocation was that of a farmer, and who was born in Harrison County in 1806, and died in 1861; maiden name of his mother being Eliza Jane Risk, born in Woodford County in 1809, and died in 1867; his parents having had six children, three by first marriage and three by the second; he was educated at Georgetown College and began life as a farmer, and was married in the County of Fayette in 1871; the maiden name of his wife was Elizabeth Wallis, who was born in Fayette County in 1849. The father of his wife was Thomas M. Wallis, born in Culpepper [sic] County, Va., in 1797; her mother being Susan T. Dudley, who was born in Fayette County in 1828; he has been engaged in the business of farming; has three children whose names are: Luella Vachi, Sue Eliza and Edwin Carey. Religion that of Presbyterian; politics, Democratic.
Ward Risk Wallis Dudley
Harrison-KY Woodford-KY Fayette-KY Culpeper-VA
Contributed by John L. Metcalf