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Martha Corrienne WARD

Female 1886 - 1955  (69 years)


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  • Name Martha Corrienne WARD 
    Born 4 Apr 1886  Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 19 Nov 1955  Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Glen Abbey Memorial Park, Bonita, San Diego, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • At the time of the settlement of her father’s estate (1930), Martha resided at 603 E. Valerio Street, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California.

      1920 Census Record under: Warner Edmunds, CA: San Diego County: San Diego (Chula Vista):
      Edmunds, Warner, head, age 33, born in New Jersey, father born in New Jersey, mother born in
      New Jersey, occupation: banker in a bank.
      Martha W., his wife, age 33, born in Iowa, father born in Ohio, mother born in Iowa
      Ward, their son, age 11, born in California, father born in New Jersey, mother born in Iowa
      Warner, Jr., their son, age 9, born in California, father born in New Jersey, mother born in Iowa
      George W, their son, age 7(?), born in California, father born in New Jersey, mother born in Iowa,
      Roger W., their son, age 5, born in California, father born in New Jersey, mother born in Iowa,
      Janet E., their daughter, age 2, born in California, father born in New Jersey, mother born in Iowa.

      Article in the Santa Barbara News Press, Sunday, Nov. 20, 1955:
      “Mrs. Edmonds Dies After Heart Attack”:
      “Mrs. Warner Edmonds succumbed late last night at a local hospital. Mrs. Edmonds, long prominent in civic activities here, suffered a heart attack Friday. She had been in ill health for several months.
      “Mrs. Edmonds was the former Martha Ward, daughter of San Diego Judge Luther Ward. She married Warner Edmonds Sr., head of the First Western Bank here, in San Diego in 1907. The couple moved to Santa Barbara in 1927.
      “In addition to her many civic activities she was an active member of the Episcopal Church of this city.
      “In addition to her husband, she is survied by two sons, Warner Jr., and George Edmonds; a daughter, Mrs. John Julian of Modesto, and several grandchildren.
      “Funeral arrangements are pending at the Welch and Ryce Mortuary.”

      Obituary, Santa Barbara News Press, Monday, Nov. 21, 1955:
      “Mrs. Warner Edmonds Rites:
      “Friends are invited to attend funeral services for Mrs. Warner Edmonds, wife of the chairman of the advisory committee of the First Western Bank here, at 2 p.m. tomorrow in All Saints by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, Montecito.
      “Dr. George J. Hall, rector of the church, will officiate and interment will take place at a later date in the family plot of Glen Abbey Cemetery, San Diego.
      “Friends also may call until noon tomorrow at the Welch and Ryce Mortuary.
      “Mrs. Edmonds was well known here through her many efforts in behalf of the Assistance League and in all activities of All Saints Church. The family is at 34 E. Padre St.
      “Mrs. Edmonds came to Santa Barbara in June of 1929 when her husband came from Chula Vista to head the Bank of America branch here.
      “She was born in Cedar Rapids, Ia., April 4, 1886, and came to San Diego county with her parents, Martin Luther Ward and Ella B. McCartney Ward. Her father served as a judge in San Diego and she was married there to Mr. Edmonds Sept. 5, 1907, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.
      “In addition to her husband she is survived by two sons, Warner Jr. and George Edmonds of Santa Barbara; a daughter, Mrs. John Julian, Modesto; a brother, Martin Luther Ward, San Diego, and eight grandchildren.”
    Person ID I667  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 17 Jan 2016 

    Father Martin Luther WARD,   b. 12 Mar 1850, Athens, Athens, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1930, San Diego, San Diego, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Ella Bella MCCARTNEY,   b. 20 Jan 1857, Vinton, Benton, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1931, San Diego, San Diego, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 24 Feb 1881  Vinton, Benton, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Documents
    Death. Mt. Hope Cemetery, San Diego.  Map of Div. B, Lot 5, Gr. 1 through 12.
    Death. Mt. Hope Cemetery, San Diego. Map of Div. B, Lot 5, Gr. 1 through 12.
    Contains graves for Judge John and Anna B. McCartney, Martin Luther and Ella B. Ward, John McCartney and Della Elizabeth Ward, Quintillian Chaney Ward, Martin Luther and Dorothy C. Ward, Jr. and Luther Mifflin Ward.
    Histories
    Stories.  Ward, Martin Luther, Jr.  Memoirs of the Martin Ward family.
    Stories. Ward, Martin Luther, Jr. Memoirs of the Martin Ward family.
    Written by Martin Luther Ward, Jr. Completed in March, 1957.
    Family ID F233  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Warner EDMONDS,   b. 10 Jul 1886, New Brunswick, Middlesex, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1966, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 5 Sep 1907  St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, San Diego, San Diego, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. R. Ward EDMONDS,   b. 1908, San Diego Co., California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1930  (Age 22 years)
    +2. Warner EDMONDS, Jr.,   b. 7 Apr 1910, San Diego, San Diego, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1977, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    +3. George Willard EDMONDS,   b. 30 Jun 1912, Chula Vista, San Diego, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1976, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     4. Roger EDMONDS,   b. 1914,   d. 1925  (Age 11 years)
    +5. Janet EDMONDS,   b. 22 Apr 1917, Chula Vista, San Diego, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1965, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
    Last Modified 24 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F351  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Apr 1886 - Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Sep 1907 - St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, San Diego, San Diego, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Nov 1955 - Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Glen Abbey Memorial Park, Bonita, San Diego, California, USA Link to Google Earth
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