1. Marvel E. WARD (1888-1965)
  2. Ola R. (WARD) McKAIG BENSON (1891-1960)
  3. Ota L. (WARD) HACK (1891-?)


1870 federal census, township 8 range 9, Macoupin co. Illinois (15 July 1870, page 30, dwelling 232, family 230):

1880 federal census, Bunker Hill, Macoupin co. Illinois (page 68):

1900 federal census, Gillespie village, Macoupin co. Illinois (enumeration district 0058, sheet 1A, household 7):

1910 federal census, Litchfield Ward 1, Montgomery co. Illinois (page 15, family 264):

Funeral book information

To the Loving Memory of

Elizabeth Peterson Ward Elliott
Place of Birth: Shipman Ill.
Date: December 12 1865


Date: September 2d
Place: Litchfield Hospital
Age: 72 Years


Held at: 501 West Henerietta Gillespie Ill.
Date: September 5, Hour: 2 pm.


Reverand Crouch, Carlinville Ill.


Place: Gillespie
Section: Ola McKaig's
City: Gillespie
County: Macoupin
State: Illinois
Hour: 2, Day: Mon., Month: Sept., Year: 1938


Mr. Louie Farrler
Mr. Charlie Barnard
Mr. Nifo Perard
Mr. John Pisker
Mr. Bill Mineke
Marshall O'conell

Relatives Attending

Mr. Lincoln Elliott
Mr. Marvel Ward
Mrs. Ota L. Hack
Mrs. Ola McKaig
Mrs. Sadie Poole
Mrs. Emma Carney
Mrs. Dora Williams
Mrs. Thelma Ryan
Mr. Oscar Sandahl
Mr. Walter Ryan
Mrs. Leslie Holland
Mr. Leslie Holland
Mr. Warren Poole
Miss Billie Hack
Mr. Benson Hack
Mrs. Foster Poole
Mr. Foster Poole
Mrs. Leona Pulty
Mr. Willard Pulty
Mrs. Nellie Teik [sic]
Mr. Roy Carney
Mr. John Elliott
Mrs. Tillie Elliott
Lucy Smith

Press Notices

August 31st 1940
In Memory.

Elizabeth Peterson Butler was born December the twelfth eighteen hundred sixty five near Shipman Illinois, the daughter of Mr. William and Anna Curlis Butler.

She died September second ninteen [sic] hundred and thirty eight at the age of seventy two years eight months and twenty one days.

While still a child the family moved to Gillespie Illinois where she lived most of her life.

When she was twenty years of age (1888) she was united in marriage to Oscar A. Ward who passed away many years ago.

To this union were born three children one son and two twin daughters who survive her.
Marvel Elsworth Ward
Mrs. Ola R. McKaig
Mrs. Ota L. Hack.

Mrs. Anna Coulter
Mrs. Emma Carney
Mrs. Sarah N. Poole
Mrs. Fannie B. Stien [sic]
Mrs. Leota M. Angle [sic]

Mr. Eleazer Butler
Mr. William Butler
(infants) Frank Butler
Curlis Butler

Floral Offerings

Mrs. Fannie B. Stein
Smith Center Kansas.

Mr. M. O. Ward's Cab.
Buddies Kansas City Kan.

Mrs. Ota Hack, E. St. Louis, Ill.
Mrs. Ola McKaig, Gillespie.
Mr. Marvel Ward.

Mrs. Dora Williams
Mrs. Thelma Ryan
Oscar Sandahl.
and great grandchildren

Lincoln Elliott
1st christian church
2d christian church.
Billie Hack.