William Mack Ford

29 January 1880–15 February 1953 (Age 73)
Alabama, United States

The Life of William Mack

When William Mack Ford was born on 29 January 1880, in Alabama, United States, his father, Jacob King Ford, was 28 and his mother, Margaret Ann Haynes, was 27. He married Mazola Castleberry in 1903, in Lamar, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Deport, Lamar, Texas, United States in 1900 and Blossom, Lamar, Texas, United States in 1930. 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
Mazola Castleberry
Marriage: 1903
Zola Bell Ford Herron Green
Henry Ford
Emma Ford

Spouse and Children

Lamar, Texas, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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.

Age 3

Historical Boundaries: 1883: Lamar, Texas, United States. [Spreads across Lamar and Red River counties]
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

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

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)

  • William M Ford, "United States Census, 1930"
  • W M Ford, "United States Census, 1920"
  • W Mack Ford, "United States Census, 1910"

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