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Eda (Elda, Ede) Ward Sweat (Swett) Thompson

August 12, 1806–August , 1878

Probably born at Hancock, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire; daughter of Sally Stone and Nahum Ward. 1 (See Document 1.2)


  1. [1] Temple Records Index Bureau of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, 10 December 1845 to 8 February 1846 (Salt Lake City: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1974), 84, Eda Sweat. “Andover, Maine, Marriages 1805–1863,” database, USGenWeb Archives (, accessed Feb. 2014), Benjamin Sweat and Ede Ward, Jan. 4, 1830; originals at the Andover Town Office, Andover, ME. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Oct. 2013), Elda Ward LZ28-ZRH. 1850 U.S. census, Morgan Co., Illinois, n.p., Eda Swett, NARA. 1860 U.S. census, Township 15 Range 13, Scott Co., Illinois, p. 83, Ede Thomson, NARA. 1870 U.S. census, Bethel, Morgan Co., Illinois, p. 343B, Edith Thompson, NARA.