Basic Facts About Ward West Virginia

Basic Facts About Ward West Virginia

Ward is located on Kelly’s Creek, 3 miles east of Cedar Grove and about 20 miles east of Charleston, WV.  Ward once consisted of 800 +/- houses.  Language in the lease of the land granting use of it to Valley Camp Coal (previously Kelly’s Creek Colliery)...
The Ward Hungarian Church

The Ward Hungarian Church

This post hits home for me.  My family includes a number of Hungarian early residents of Ward.  My paternal grandmother, Helen Louise Boka Rider, b. 1920, was the daughter of Joseph Boka and Julia Balint Boka and  my maternal grandmother, Katharine Julia Szasz Kozak,...