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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