In Clark county, of bilious fever, attended by paralysis, after an illness
of three weeks, in the 39th year of her age, Mrs. Mary Ward, consort of
Isaac Ward, Esq., Clerk of the Circuit Court of that county.
Mrs. Ward was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, a truly Christian
matron, she discharged the duties of wife, mother, friend, and all the
social offices of life, in a really affectionate, and highly exemplary
By her death society has sustained no ordinary loss, her husband and
children one which is indeed irreparable.
But her friends may console themselves with the affliction, that their
infinite loss is her abundant gain. She has cast off the burden of life; she
has taken her departure from a world of cares, and has entered into a more
glorious state of existence to enjoy the reward of a life well spent.
Arkansas Gazette, Little Rock, Arkansas, July 15, 1834.
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