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,...
The History of the Ward Community Church

The History of the Ward Community Church

By way of introduction I’ll first say Ward came into existence primarily as a result of the coal mining industry in West Virginia.  I’ll give more about the overall history of Ward later. This post is about Ward Community Church. Later topics will...