John Theophilus? Ward


Immediate family

Unknown Ward
His wife
William Ward
His son
Theophilus Ward
His son
Thomas Ward
His son
John Ward
His son
James C. Ward
His son


Notes for sons?of John Theophilus? Ward


The Darlington Historical Commission lists Theophilus, John and Thomas as residents of Darlington

County during the late 1700's. Thomas was reported to have died destitute in Alabama. Other

records indicate there was a another brother, James who possibly lived in the Charleston area. Some

material from Darlington shows a William Ward as a brother to Theophilus.

Note 2008; Thomas Ward moved to Conecuh County, Alabama in 1820 with his family and lived to be 83


American Revolution Roster, Fort Sullivan (later Fort Moultrie) 1776-1780

Dixey Ward, Pvt., 3 Co. J. Warley's 3 SC, Aug 1779 * (Captured May 12, !780 at Charleston.Born in Prince William Co., VA., April 18, 1760, Father, Elias Ward who resided at High Hills, Santee River, SC.)

Frederick Ward, Armorer, J. Warley's Co., 3 SC, July 1779

James Ward, Sgt., Capt. Francis Lesesne's Co., SC Mil., at seige of Charleston, March20-May 20, 1780.

John Peter Ward, Lt. 1 SC, captured at Charleston, May 12, 1780, exch. Oct. 1780, served till end of War.*( Land Warrant #2453 for 200 acres of bounty land, March 19, 1800, SC?)

Richard Ward, Pvt., Lyell's & Hennington's Co.'s, 3 SC.

Theophilus Ward, SC Mil., at fall of Charleston in 1780.

William Ward, Lt. 1, SC 21, Dec. 1779, captured at Charleston May 12, 1780

Source; Fort Sullivan Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.

* From Pension Applications


1800 Federal Census, South Carolina

James Ward Esq., Charleston

John Ward, Darlington

Theophilus Ward, Darlington

Thomas Ward, Darlington

William Ward, Darlington

William Ward, Greenville

Richard Ward, Greenville



A Penelope C. Ward born, January 26, 1766, North Carolina, married Jethro Murphrey, born March 1755,

North Carolina. They married about 1782 in Lenoir County?, North Carolina.


Note; John C Ward had a grandaughter Penelope "Delphy" born 1827 in Darlington County.
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