Biography of W. Ward Miles
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Miles, W. Ward, was born in Carlton, October 23, 1843, and died there December 27, 1893. His father was Henry O. Miles, a native of Stockbridge, Mass., born October 31, 1811, who married Hannah Clark of Palmyra, born February 14, 1812, and died January 18, 1892. Their children were: H. Page, born September 30, 1837; W. Ward; Sarah R., born December 16, 1854. W. Ward was a farmer and prominently identified with the interests of Carlton for many years, having served as assessor and supervisor. March 19, 1874, he married Sarah E, Wilson. who was born in Carlton August 31, 1853, and survives him with their four children: Henry W., born February 13, 1877; Clark S., born January 11, 1883; Armina L., born April 16, 1887; Sanford, born September 26. 1888. Henry Wilson, father of Mrs. Miles, was born in Dover. Dutchess county, August 5, 1807, and died June 24, 1871. His wife was Catharine Shear, born in Dutchess county, August 6, 1808, who died December 24, 1884. Their children were: Mary, born March 5, 1829; Benjamin S., born May 10, 1831; John C., born December 11, 1832; Cynthia, born February 17, 1836; George H., born August 31, 1838; Ellen, born August 15, 1840; Margaret, born January 4, 1843; Wilbur, born April 23, 1845; H. Seaver, born January 19, 1847; Louise, born January 13, 1849; Philo B., born January 29, 1851; Sarah K, born August 31, 1853; and Clark G., born March 3, 1855.

From:
Landmarks of Orleans County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Isaac C. Signor
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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