Mary Jane Ford

1858–21 January 1925 (Age 67)
Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary Jane

Mary Jane Ford was born in 1858, in Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of Elizabeth Ford. She married Joseph Naish on 10 January 1880, in Bristol Holy Trinity, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Hinckley, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1911. She died on 21 January 1925, in Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Naish
Mary Jane Ford
Marriage: 10 January 1880
Edith Mable Naish
Charles Edwin Naish
Mary Elizabeth Naish
Nellie Naish
George Henry Naish
Eva Naish
Ernest William Naish
Albert Victor Naish
Ella May Naish
Percy Edgar Naish
Joseph Naish
Doris Naish
Herbert Naish

Spouse and Children

    Joseph Naish



10 January 1880
Bristol Holy Trinity, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom


+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Elizabeth Ford




World Events (6)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 22

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 26

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 46

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a ford, Middle English, Old English ford, or a habitational name from one of the many places named with this word, such as Ford in Northumberland, Shropshire, and West Sussex, or Forde in Dorset.2 Irish: Anglicized form (quasi-translation) of various Gaelic names, for example Mac Giolla na Naomh ‘son of Gilla na Naomh ’ (a personal name meaning ‘servant of the saints’), Mac Conshámha ‘son of Conshnámha ’ (a personal name composed of the elements con ‘dog’ + snámh ‘to swim’), in all of which the final syllable was wrongly thought to be áth ‘ford’, and Ó Fuar(th)áin ( see Foran ).3 Jewish: Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Mary J Ford in household of Edwin Ford, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Mary Jane Ford in household of Edwin Ford, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Mary Jane Naish in household of Joseph Naish, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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