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Ward's Mill, Claiborne Parish, LA 1880 Census

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Re: Ward's Mill, Claiborne Parish, LA 1880 Census

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1880 census is set up as Wards, ED 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th wards each ward has a ED # 010 ward etc etc Not townships.
not large wards one was 48 pages others 1-2-4 pages etc.

Who are you looking for or you just want info on Wards Mill (townname) ?

Parish Road 65/John Kelly Rd Junction City, starts at Beaver Creek and goes southwest

Wards Mill (historical) Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, USA.
Latitude: 32.98694 : Longitude: -92.73944 : Elevation: 200 ft

History: Claiborne Parish History, Claiborne Parish, LA
Source: Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Northwest Louisiana
The Southern Publishing Company, Chicago & Nashville, 1890
Submitted for the LAGenWeb Archives by: Gwen Moran-Hernandez
Date: Feb. 2000
Forest Grove was founded a few miles west of Lisbon, by Frank Taylor
and others, such as Dr. Scaife, Milton Barnett. Prior to 1850,
Contractor John C. Blackman built a Methodist church-house near Maj.
Dyer's house, six miles east of Homer. This building was moved to
Arizona in 1866. Scottsville stood north of Forest Grove, on the banks
of the Corni, and flourished for years at the supposed head of
navigation of that stream. But navigation never came. Yet such men
as Maj. Browning, Dr. Bush, Thomas Hart and the Stanleys gave it life
and vigor for years. Dawson Lodge No. 138, A. F. & A. M., was
organized here at an early date, and ceased in 1873. Colquitt, Gordon,
Haynesville, Summerfield, Homer, Arizona, Tulip, Aycock, Blackburn,
Cane Ridge, Dykesville, Holly Springs, Langston, Millerton and WARD's
MILL are the center of the old settlement of the parish as now
constituted. Terryville was the name given to an old center existing
before the war. In 1854 a Masonic lodge, No. 127, was organized there.
This ceased to exist in 1861. At Holly Springs another lodge (No. 211)
was chartered in 1870, and continued work until 1879, while Flat Lick,
where one of the earliest church organizations took place, claimed a
Masonic lodge from 1868 to 1883.
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