Michael Francis WARD of Ballinasloe, Co. Galway, ÉIRE was born Abt. 1868 (prob. 17th Mar) - died 25th May 1945. Went to Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. in Abt. 1890, married Elizabeth G. RYAN of Bristol, Rhode Island, had 12 children. I believe his wife died on 24th Nov 1912 although he hasn't identidfied himsef as a widower on the 1930 U.S. Federal Census.