Oscar Arthur Ward

b. 24 December 1887, d. 12 August 1941
  • Oscar Arthur Ward was born on 24 December 1887 in Cade, Navarro County, Texas, twin of Walter.
  • Oscar Zenella Ward and Martha A. Moore appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Navarro County, Texas. Other members of the household included Oscar Arthur Ward, Mary Lela Ward, Ola F. Ward, Blake Zenella Ward, Will Jay Ward, Walter W. Ward, John Herbert Ward, Rex H. Ward, Ross S. Ward and Lois Irma Ward.
  • He was a farm laborer, according to the 1900 census.
  • Oscar Arthur Ward registered for the draft on 5 June 1917 in Tarrant County, Texas, unmarried, an unemployed boiler maker.
  • He served in the military during World War I, entered service 30 April 1917 in Fort Worth.
  • He married Edna (?) circa 1921, and later separated.
  • Oscar Arthur Ward and Edna (?) appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Borger, Hutchinson County, Texas, at Whittenberg Street.
  • He was a locomotive engineer, according to the 1930 census.
  • Oscar Arthur Ward appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1940 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, at 2453 Ellis lodging in a small hotel managed by widow Bessie L. Brown.
  • He was employed as a cafe cook, according to the 1940 census.
  • Oscar Arthur Ward died on 12 August 1941 at age 53 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, at 223 West Exchange at his residence, apparently living with or near his sister Lela Stevens. . His death was officially witnessed by Walter W. Ward.
  • He was interred at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Garden of Memories, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.
  • Last Edited: 11 Aug 2016

Family: Edna (?) b. circa 1887