When Myra A Bickford was born on 8 April 1839, in Ellsworth, Hancock, Maine, United States, her father, Theodore BICKFORD, was 35 and her mother, Julia Somes Atherton, was 24. She married John Farnum Putnam on 1 November 1866, in Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine, United States in 1880 and Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1910. She died on 28 October 1917, at the age of 78, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine, United States.
English: habitational name from either Beckford Farm in Membury (Devon), Bickford Town in Plympton Saint Mary (Devon), or Bickford in Staffordshire. Beckford Farm is from the Old English personal name Becca + Old English ford ‘ford’, whereas the other two examples are derived from the Old English personal name Bicca + ford ‘ford’. The surname is more common in Devon and Cornwall.
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