Charles Grosvenor Ward died as a soldier in the Civil War.
Nahum Ward died. The house was left to his sons Artemas and Elisha.
A slaughterhouse and shop were joined together and added to the barn to create a back ell.
The house has not always retained its proud yellow color. During war time, only battleship gray paint was available. The house was painted as part of its ordinary maintenance, and for a time it was forgotten that the house had once been yellow.