History of Clarke County

Ward Twp.


Source: reprint of "Clarke County Historical and Biographical Record" by Lewis Publishing, 1886.

A little army of pioneers came in during 1851, almost every township receiving some permanent settlers. In Ward Township this included William Bell, yet living, George Coon, now living in Cainesville, Missouri, and William Vest and John Kennedy, now dead.

Supervisors under the township system were:

1861 - Isaiah Hanks

1862 - Isaiah Hanks

1863 - Isaiah Hanks

1864 - Isaiah Hanks

1865 - Isaiah Hanks

1866 - Samuel Crooks

1867 - Samuel Crooks

1868 - George W. Clapp

1869 - George W. Clapp

1870 - Isaiah Hanks

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