William Mack Ford

Brief Life History of William Mack

When William Mack Ford was born on 29 January 1880, in Sulphur Springs, Calhoun, Alabama, United States, his father, Jacob King Ford, was 28 and his mother, Margaret Ann Haynes, was 27. He married Mazala May Castleberry in 1903, in Lamar, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Blossom, Lamar, Texas, United States in 1930 and Burkburnett, Wichita, Texas, United States in 1942. He died on 15 February 1953, in Hobbs, Lea, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in New Hobbs Post Office, Lea, New Mexico, United States.

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William Mack Ford
Mazala May Castleberry
Marriage: 1903
Zola Bell Ford
Henry Ford
Emma Ford

Sources (10)

  • William M Ford, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Mack Ford, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
  • WM FORD, "BillionGraves Index"

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.


Historical Boundaries 1883: Lamar, Texas, United States.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

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 called with this word, such as Ford (Durham, Herefordshire, Northumberland, Shropshire, Sussex), Ford in Sefton (Lancashire), Ford in Crediton and Ford in Holcombe Rogus (both Devon), Ford in Litton and Ford in Wiveliscombe (both Somerset).

Irish: Anglicized form (quasi-translation) of various Gaelic names, for example MacGiolla 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 ).

Americanized form of French Faure ‘blacksmith’.

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

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